BMW X6 – The Car That Puts Emphasis on Performance

09.09.2016 г.


The very first BMW X6 was launched in year 2008, which is actually an SUV coupe. At first, some car enthusiasts laughed at the concept of BMW, yet they didn’t expect it to be so amazing. As a matter of fact, over 260,000 of BMW X6 were sold worldwide since it was introduced. The sales surpassed the estimations of BMW by 100,000 units.

The all new BMW X6 comes with an opulent fit-out compared to its wagon-bodied previous version and puts emphasis on performance. The range is less complex compared to the X5 with no 4-cylinder or 2-wheel drive variants provided. However, it is also much costlier than its conventional previous model. But, will BMW X6 be as famous as its predecessor? The answer depends on how attractive it is to car enthusiasts.


Its interior includes the following:

  • Luggage space: 1525L maximum, 580L minimum
  • Its infotainment system features a satellite navigation, 10.25” LCD display, stereo, Bluetooth phone as well as audio streaming, and iDrive controller interface.
  • Some highlights of its interior are keyless ignition, dual-zone climate control, head-up display, powered front seats, Dakota leather upholstery, cruise control, center console, reverse parking sensors, rear air outlets, side-looking cameras, around-view parking camera, and power tailgate.
What Makes BMW X6 Different?

Even if it can be based on BMW X5 underneath, the standard spec level of BMW X6 (F16) provides it a more upmarket feel compared to its upright stablemate. You will also find a dashboard and center console with leather-upholstered that is almost identical in layout and shape of X5.

A 10.25” color LCD display is BMW X6’s centerpiece and it’s the primary interface for the navigation, phone and connectivity, audio systems of BMW X6. Each BMW X6 comes prepped for optional ConnectedDrive suite of BMW that brings live traffic updates, instant connection to any device, on-board internet browsing, and uploads directions to some restaurants and some places of interest.

The head-up display of BMW X6 (F16) is standard across the range. Aside from that, there are adaptive LED headlamps, a topdown camera view, rear and front parking sensors, and powered front seats you can take advantage. The options may range from the mundane to the exotic. The scope for customization is massive. When it comes to passenger comfort, BMW X6 is about on par with an old one.

Its headroom as most people expect is not really fantastic. This 5.8 inch correspondent had an inch of airspace above his noggin as well as taller passengers can be challenged. But, the boot space is more generous compared before. Each variant of BMW X6 also comes standard with powered tailgate and the M50d and 50i also enable you to open tailgate simply through waving your foot under rear bumper.

  • Acceleration
  • Build quality
  • Body control

  • Limited rear headroom
  • Provides firm ride when set in Sport mode

The Bottom Line

People who owned BMW X5 will definitely like the latest BMW X6. With its upgraded features, you can be assured that your driving experience will never be the same.

BMW X6 M specs

Max power - 567 HP or 423 kW or 575 PS @ 6000-6500 RPM
Top speed - 155 mph or 250 km/h
Acceleration 0-60 mph - 4 s
Acceleration 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h ) - 4.2 s

BMW X6 xDrive50i specs

Max power - 445 HP or 330 kW or 450 PS @ 5500-6000 RPM
Top speed - 155 mph or 250 km/h
Acceleration 0-60 mph - 4.6 s
Acceleration 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h ) - 4.8 s

BMW X6 M50d specs

Max power - 376 HP or 280 kW or 381 PS @ 4000-4400 RPM
Top speed - 155 mph or 250 km/h
Acceleration 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h ) - 5.2 s


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