Production of the second generation BMW X6 (F16) has begun! Manufacturing for the all new X6 began yesterday (Friday) at the BMW plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
The first new BMW X6 off the line was a Sophisto Gray xDrive35i with a Cognac Black leather interior. This one isn’t for the home market though, as it is destined for a BMW dealership in China.
Production of the first-generation X6 started in early 2008 at the plant. U.S. sales of the X6, between 2008 and 2014 (July), … CONTINUED
Here are some first real life photos of the all new F16 X6 in Flamenco Red, in base model form.
Official launch film feature for the 2015 BMW X6 (F16).
We’ve uploaded new wallpapers and the first videos of the 2015 BMW X6 (F16) SAV.
We introduce to you the all-new 2015 BMW X6 SAV!
2015 X6 Models:
sDrive35i / xDrive35i
3.0L TwinPower Turbo inline-6 (N55)
300 hp @ 5800 rpm
300 lb-ft @ 1200-5000 rpm
0-60 in 6.0 seconds (0.3 seconds faster than predecessor)
EPA MPG to come
4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 (N63TU)
450 hp @ 5500-6000 rpm
480 lb-ft @ 2000-4500 rpm
The next generation BMW X6 (F16) will be revealed this Summer and dealers have just recently received ordering forms for their demo/initial models. As before, these demo ordering guides have proven to be a good predictor of what options, packages, equipment will be made available for the regular customer ordered models.
The 2015 model year guide we posted yesterday shows that the F16 X6 will come to the US in xDrive35i and xDrive50i models for the 2015 model year. Demo/initial models will begin production this … CONTINUED
BMW is recalling a 156,137 vehicles, both luxury cars and SUVs, to make sure bolts holding a component in their six-cylinder engines can break loose and cause stalling or engine damage.
BMW says it has told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that in rare cases, bolts holding the variable camshaft timing unit may come loose or break, causing the engine to go into a “safe mode.” If the problem continues, it can lead to stalling, engine damage – and it may not start.
Drivers will … CONTINUED
Video of the next gen BMW X6 (F16) from the Nurburgring.
Latest rendering of the upcoming 2015 BMW X6 SAV (F16).
Here’s a preview of what you should expect to see from the upcoming BMW model pipeline, covering everything from the F16 X6 to the G11/G12 7 Series.
With the F15 X5 now launched, BMW turns to developing its SAC (Sports Activity Coupe) sibling – the F16 X6.
The new X6 shares styling cues from both the new X5 and the upcoming X4. It shares the X5′s new headlights-meet-grilles, enlarged kidney grilles and more forward leaning front fascia. Like the X5, the X6 also features air breather vents behind its front wheels.
With the X4 it shares the distinctive rear upsweeping character line which extends from the front of the rear fender upwards to meet … CONTINUED