BMW’s sport utility and crossover vehicles had a most impressive showing in the Off-Roader of the Year awards. The BMW X5 was voted “Off-Roader of the Year” in the “Luxury SUV” category, and the BMW X1 and BMW X6 came first and second in the “Crossover” category. Even the outgoing BMW X3 took second place in the “SUV” category. The BMW ActiveHybrid X6 took the Eco Award for its innovative powertrain.
We bring you the full 2011 BMW Model Year ordering guide (in PDF) for all 2011 models. This guide lists ALL start of production dates, available options, colors, packages, and related notes for every single BMW model for 2011.
Overall, the 2011 BMW models are not significantly changed. The new models are the BMW 5-series and Alpina B7 along with LCI updates to the 3-series coupe and convertible. See inside for 2011 BMW models pricing and details.
A new generation of straight-six diesels featured in the BMW X6 xDrive40d and the BMW X6 xDrive30d, as well as the first straight-six petrol engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo (N55 engine), High Precision Injection and VALVETRONIC in the BMW X6 xDrive35i, following the BMW EfficientDynamics development strategy, will give these models an even better balance of performance and fuel economy. The newly developed 3.0-litre diesel engines now featuring an all-aluminium crankcase raise engine output by 7 kW to 180 kW/245 hp in the BMW X6 … CONTINUED
This eye catching Lumma CLR X650 was recently spotted in Paris traveling with a caravan of exotics, including a white AMG Black Series and Bugatti Veyron. From Autogespot
You can see a flat black version of the X650 here and white version here.
Jeremy Clarkson has long been accused of being anti BMW. A reputation he certainly earned. But as of late, he has changed his tune and has been actually praising most recent BMWs. Unfortunatly, it seems in this episode, Clarkson isnt very fond of the X6. Regardless, in typical Top Gear style, his review is very entertaining and he mixes his opinion with great visuals and entertainment all the way through. The sub plot of the entire review … CONTINUED
Road and Track magazine always put out great first drive write-ups and I was pleasantly surprised that they got their hands onto an ActiveHybrid X6 to do some road testing on this quick into the game. R&T go over the must know info about the car and give a quick thought on their two bits.
The following are some excerpts
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Lumma Design shows off another iteration of its X650 custom X6. This version features a flat/plastic look black exterior, with tons of carbon fiber touches throughout the exterior and the custom interior. Check out all the photos below.
The hybrid X6 model will be available beginning Dec. 5, 2009 with a base MSRP of $89,725. Full pricing inside.
Sport-cars.fr has provided us with this review and in-depth look at the X6 Falcon by AC Schnitzer. Enjoy.
Using the same base X6 xDrive 35d (diesel), the two famed German tuning houses AC Schnitzer and Hartge have put together their own take on where to take these cars. And were glad to see that German magazine AutoZeitung has gotten their hands on both of these vehicles and thought to put together a head-to-head. If you are german speaking, make sure to read the entire article by following the link below.
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An Xbimmers member took delivery of the world’s first Dinan X6 50i with a complete Stage 1 upgrade, including tuning, Brembos, exhaust, black cermaic exhaust tips, and suspension.
2010 X6 35i and 50i models will get a new BMW “Performance Upgrade” option which will boost both horsepower and torque.
Hammanns extreme widebody X6 “Tycoon Evo” will be introduced to the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show coming up in just 1-2 weeks. Back in December 08, Hamann debuted its “tycoon” aero kit, but this an even more radical “Evo” version.
The Tycoon Evo kit boasts a body thats 60mm wider than a stock X6! It also includes new front fascia, sideskirts, rear diffuser, rear spoilers, LED lights, dual center exhaust and 23″ Hamann wheels… along with the traditioanl Hamann interior cosmetic parts. … CONTINUED
485 hp and 575 lb-ft torque makes this the most power hybrid in the world and the first ever BMW hybrid SUV (or SAC in BMW-speak)
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Here’s a BMW released video of the X6 ActiveHybrid in motion, including narrative explaining ActiveHybrid technology.
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We bring you early photos and specs of the production BMW X6 hybrid which will have its public debut at the Frankfurt Motorshow next month.
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New XBimmers member and eagle eye Sully_C5er spotted the X6 Hybrid in South Carolina yesterday. The hood scoop is going to be the most obvious characteristic of the hybrid BMWs
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