June, 06 2014: The Bavarian Automaker has globally introduced the second generation of its 'Sports Activity Coupe' - X6 . X6 was first launched in 2008 and since then this is the first major upgrade. The updated vehicle will go on sale in the last month of 2014 in US and Indian debut is likely to happen soon after it. The new X6 offers several engine options. The top of the line V8 petrol churns out 450bhp. Almost all the variants of X6 offers full-time all-wheel-drive, except one which offers rear-wheel-drive layout. Like most of the recent BMW facelifts, the new X6 also features BMW's LED lighting system.
BMW India is here with a new and fresh BMWX6, which is world’s first ever Sports Activity Coupe. The car is a perfect combination of performance, style, sporty design and agility. The higher seating place and versatility in the car takes the car to a much higher position. BMW India has proved itself once again that it has still got the power and innovation to bring in something interesting and different. The twin turbo V8 petrol engine under the hood has high precision injection technology that makes the car extremely fuel efficient and a better performer. With BMW X6 xDriver50i, the company has made use of Dynamic Performance Control that provides the car with an exclusive cornering quality. The right drive distribution between all wheels enhances the track stability. So with all wheel xDrive system, and Dynamic Performance Control , the car not only gets improved agility but the overall driving dynamics are also amplified. The exteriors of this one are top class and the fluidic and smooth structure is strong and terrific. On the inside, the car has been blessed with all kinds of comfort and premium features along with numerous safety traits as well.
The BMW X6 iDrive50i is an athletic, lively addition to BMW X family in the Indian car market. The side profile of this SAV demonstrates the graceful proportions that the company has given to the car. The roofline streams down to the rear end that then bring the gentle curve to a halt. The overhang elongates the shape, while the focusing character lines highlight the energetic wedge silhouette. Talking about the front and rear end of the car, BMW xDrive50i has some BMW typical styles, such as horizontal lines, bold and pronounced wheel arches, big bi-Xenon headlights and LED taillights completing the overall exteriors of the car.
The interiors of BMW X6 iDrive50i are superb . It highlights the active lifestyle along with giving weight-age to tiniest of the detail in the car. The material used for the seat upholstery and other are of superior quality and the amazing color combinations manages to make the car thoroughly beautiful from the inside. The interior trim is sophisticated and the modish fine-wood trim bamboo grain dark material used inside defines total elegance.
BMW X6 iDrive50i comes with ultimate comfort along with ideal ergonomics and fabulous lateral support. The car has fully taken care of the front co-passenger and driver as the seats for them can be electrically adjusted. The 570litres of luggage storage space is very impressive as it can be used to store as much as four golf bags. The foldable rear seat backs make the luggage space figure to up to 1450litres. The smart storage solution along with an array of storage options make the car more versatile than expected. The adaptive fixing system is elective. Furthermore, BMW X6 iDrive50i comes with an 8 inches of color monitor fitted into the centre console, a wireless remote, DVD player for video, audio and photos, infrared headphones and Aux-in support. The four zone automatic climate control proffers every occupant with superb cooling. The additional vents and fan for every rear seat passenger is perfect. The electrically adjustable leather upholstered seats are the best part of the SAV. The HiFi audio system in BMW xDrive50i comes with 12 speakers. A digital equalizer regulates each audio-enhanced speaker to the present setting in the car. The digital 7-channle amplifier with 205kW further enhances the infotainment quotient of the car to a large extent.
Before mentioning the acceleration and pick-up details, please go through the engine specifications and power-torque figures produced by the machine so that formers can be justified. Now take the base petrol variant of BMW X6 for instance. The vehicle is loaded with a 4395cc, 8-cylinder V engine with four-valve technology that manage to belts out 400 bhp of stunning power at 5,500 to 6,400 rpm and pumps out a peak torque of 600 Nm at 1,750-4,500 rpm. With combine help of powerful engine and six-speed transmission , the vehicle can achieve 0-100 kmph in just 5.4 seconds. And you can also cruise it with a top speed of 250 kmph. Another D plus segment diesel car from BMW X6 series is xDrive30d and it does possesses a well tuned 2993cc, 6 cylinder V engine with four-valve technology. The peak power and torque figures are: 235 hp and 520 Nm, respectively. You can drive your own BMW car at a peak speed of 220 kmph. This high speed vehicle can touch 0-100 kmph sprint in mere 8.4 seconds . Thanks to the cutting edge technology incorporated in the machine which is operated by diesel. The new member of BMW X6 family, X6 M, comes loaded with the same engine which powers X6 xDrive50i. This is 4.4 litre TwinPower Turbo engine but produces more power and torque on the same mill. The power mill of the car belts out a maximum power of 408 kw at 6,000 rpm and pumps out a peak torque of 680 Nm at 1,500 to 5650 rpm. The top speed of the machine is 250 and it can touch 0-60 kmph sprint in only 4.7 seconds . Here, this vehicle scores over other X6 series members and deserves appreciation.
The solid 4395cc of engine installed under the hood of BMW xDrive50i is dynamic and keeps the capacity to give out 300kW of peak power at the rate of 5500rpm along with producing peak torque of 600Nmat the rate of 1750rpm. The eight speed automatic transmission coupled with the engine takes the acceleration and pickup of the car to a whole new level. When accelerated, the power is sent to all four wheels and rushes the car with a top speed of 250km per hour. The car takes up only 5.4 seconds in going from 0 to 100kmph . The mileage of the car is okay, as being a premium car, one could not expect much from the car in terms of mileage. The car manages to give out 7.5km per litre of mileage .
BMW X6 xDrive50i has a bigger engine that is a 4395cc, 8-cylinder V petrol engine with four-valve technology. The bigger cc petrol engine pumps out awesome power of 400 bhp at 5,500 to 6,400 rpm and generates a maximum torque of 600 Nm at 1,750-4,500 rpm that is also amazing. With the help of master technology and powertrain the machine gives 6 to 7 kmpl of standard mileage. On the other hand, the diesel version of BMW X6 is fitted with a 2993cc, 6 cylinder V engine with four-valve technology . This unique engine of the company manages to produce a peak power of 235 hp at 4,000 rpm and churns 520 Nm of peak torque figures at 2,000 to 2,750 rpm. Both the power and torque figures of the vehicles are less than its petrol operated vehicle. According to the company, it gives 10 kmpl of fuel economy. Now coming on the latest vehicle in the X6 series, BMW X6 M, which is loaded with 4.4 litre TwinPower Turbo engine. The powertrain of the car pumps out 408 kw of maximum power at 6,000 rpm and a top torque of 680 Nm at 1,500 to 5,650 rpm. The new member in X6 series can give a mileage of around 6 to 7 kmpl .
BMW X6 xDrive50i has the same engine cc as loaded in its latest version (BMW X6 M). The power mill in the base petrol model in India, belts out 400 bhp of peak power and 600 Nm of peak torque with the help of 8-cylinder V petrol engine with four-valve technology. Both the power and torque figures are impressive and they speak about the innovative technology created by BMW engineers. While the higher-end version of the series comes loaded with the same cc (4395) 8-cylinder V petrol engine with four-valve technology. But the new and powerful engine produces a little more power and torque figures like the peak power is 400 Kw and torque is 680 Nm. The vehicle is enriched in torque figures hence upgradation of technology and powertrain settings work tremendously. The only diesel variant of the X6 series, BMW X6, is powered by a 2993cc, 6 cylinder V engine with four-valve technology and power and torque data's are in accordance. The engine pumps out 235 hp of maximum power and belts out 520 Nm of peak torque . Now the choices are multiple in this product line.
The vehicles are designed with a lot of entertainment default and optional systems. The products sports control display, controller, functional bookmarks, AUX-IN connection in centre console and Radio BMW Professional, incl. MP3-compatible CD drive. However, the top end petrol variant comes with car phone preparation with Bluetooth/USB interface, DVD changer with six discs, HiFi system Professional LOGIC7 and head-up display.
BMW xDrive50i does not compromise when it comes to the handling of the car. It comes with elective adaptive drive. This allows the car in perfect and faster cornering when in high speed . The cornering done by this adaptive drive system is elegant, balanced and extremely comfortable for all occupants. Another thing that enhances the overall handling of the car is the active steering. However, it is optional, but it facilitates you to drive this SAV with utmost easy and hassle-free in any topography. Even at the low speeds, the steering wheel is very light, while on the medium speed, it takes no time in becoming direct and sporty. The suspension of the car is also perfect, which enhances the overall driving experience for the owner. The brakes of the car are very strong, which provides ultimate control over the car in case of emergency.
BMW xDrive50i is blessed with copious safety traits. BMW India as not compromised and endowed the sports activity coupe with every safety equipment that you could possibly imagine. The iDrive system installed does everything from climate control to telephone answering in few touches, keeping the driver free. The adaptive headlights on the front are perfect. When steering, the light curve bends according to the car’s speed, steering angle and yaw rare. The inner fog light gives better vision in dicey weather condition. The airbags are present for the front passengers, along with ABS, DTC, DSC, runflat tyres, engine immobilizer, central locking system, 3-pointed seat belts for all .
All the variants of the car are available in light alloy wheels with several options. For instance, BMW X6 xDrive50i comes with V-spoke 257, 9 J x 19-inch, 255/50 R 19 runflat tyres with alloy wheels. Whereas, BMW X6 xDrive30d is fitted with star-spoke 232, 9 J x 19-inch, 255/50 R19 runflat tyres with alloy wheels . BMW X6 M comes with wider tyres as compared to its predecessors. It has light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 300 M with mixed, front: 10J x 20 / 275/40 R20, rear: 11 J x 20 / 315/35 R20 .
Awesome interiors, high class safety features, superior looks, one of its kind sports activity coupe in the world.
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