BMW first released the X6 in 2008. In 2012, a revised version was revealed. Recently, the 2015 BMW X6 SUV was unveiled to the public.
This car has quickly become one very successful model due to the little competition.
|Vehicle Type: SUV||Base Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.7 Impgals (85L)||MPG: 21 city / 34 hwy|
|Length:193.3 in. (490.9 cm)||Wheel Base:115.5 in. (293.3 cm)|
|Height:67 in. (170.2 cm)||Width:85.4 in. (217 cm)|
|Unladen Weight:4949 lbs (2245 kg)||Maximum Seating: 5 people|
|Engine:4.4 Liter V8 DOHC||Compression Ratio:10: 1|
|Horsepower:450 HP||Max RPM:5500-6000 RPM|
|Torque:481 lb-ft @ 2000-4500 rpm||Transmission:8-Speed Steptronic|
|0-60 mph:4.8 seconds||Maximum Speed:155 mph (250 km/h)|
UK specs xDrive50i
Engine & Performance
Under the hood, you can choose between; a base X6 sDrive-35i and xDrive35i. The engines are powered by a 3.0 liter inline 6-rated engine. The engines deliver 300 horsepower with 300 lbs ft of torque. This model goes from zero to 60 mph in 6 seconds; this is 0.3 seconds faster than previous models.
Another option is the xDriver50i. This is 4.4 liter V8 twin turbo engine. The 50i can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds; this is 0.8 seconds faster than models past. It delivers 445 horsepower and 480 lbs ft of torque, 30 lbs ft more than in the past.
At front of the car, the trademark twin grille is wider and flatter. The headlamps are narrow and less rounded at the edges. The carâ€™s sculpted bumper is new and has a big X-shaped crease that embraces side intakes and fog lamps.
At the back, you find new taillights, an updated bumper with sportier accents and revised exhaust pipes. Basically, this new X6 is larger than the X4 in many ways. The car is 20 pounds lighter. The wheelbase is actually shorter than earlier models.
Interior upgrades include a restyled dashboard, better front seats with a sportier design & an updated instrument-cluster.
Standard iDrive system features a freestanding, 10.2 inch flat screen. Other features include a restyled, steering wheel (leather-wrapped) with better button configuration and brand new paddle shifters. When the rear seat is folded, cargo space increases from the normal 20.5 cu ft to 53.9 cubic feet.