The BMW X6 represented an opportunity to bring some of the best high-performance technology to the SUV arena.
The result is a vehicle that blends strong acceleration with the agility and practicality of a sports saloon.
The new BMW X6 can be discovered at Jardine Motors Group in Buckinghamshire.
As a high-performance SUV crossover, the BMW X6 delivers on safety too, with a network of suspension, engine management, brakes and tyres.
Plus an array of electronic sensors working in unison to help prevent incidents.
Should a collision be unavoidable, the X6 is fully equipped with airbags and seatbelt tensioners to keep everyone safe and limit any damage to passengers or vehicle.
Designed with large headlights and a sculpted, muscular bonnet, the BMW X6 looks like it means business – and it has the engine muscle to prove it. Featuring the classic BMW split front grille and a wide, road-straddling stance, the front this vehicle is every bit the SUV. However, as you look back along the body, you will see that BMW has given the car an authentic coupé roofline, with its height sloping down behind the front seats to give an aerodynamic, crossover boost.Featuring paddle shift levers on the steering wheel, and knee pads on the central console, the BMW X6 feels like a true sports car.The driving position is comfortable, with sufficient room in the back seats and space in the boot for everyday loading.
BMW’s X6 engine range comprises three petrol and two diesels models. The mainstream petrol engines are the xDrive35i, which uses a 3.0-litre, six-cylinder unit, and the xDrive50i which uses a 4.4-litre V8 engine. The twin-turbocharged six-cylinder diesel delivers 301bhp, powering the X6 from 0-62mph in just 6.5 seconds.
The ground-breaking iDrive control unit is situated on the central console, accompanied by the electronic gear selector, and is perfectly located for controlling the entertainment, communications and driving data.
|Dimensions (xDrive 35i)|
|Vehicle length||4877 mm / 192 in|
|Vehicle width||1983 mm / 78.1 in|
|Vehicle height||(unladen) 1690 mm / 66.5 in|
|Wheelbase||2933 mm / 115.5 in|
|Unladen weight (DIN)||2145 kg / 4729 lb|
|Engine Capacity||2979 cc|
|Max Torque||400 nm @ 1200-5000 rpm|
|Max Power||225 kW @ 5800 rpm|
|Top Speed||149 mph|
|Acceleration||0-62 mph / 6.7 sec|
|Combined Cycle||28 mpg|
|Urban Cycle||21.4 mpg|