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 xDrive30d and, respectively, 15 kW to 225 kW/306 hp in the BMW X6 xDrive40d & together with a reduction in average fuel consumption in each case by approximately 10 per cent versus the former models. Both power units come with … 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 is hilarious!
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
During full electric running, we achieved stints of about a mile in light city traffic before the gas engine would activate. Regardless of engine load or speed, the transition from electric to gas was seamless.
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.
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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.
For the non-german speaking among us, here is a brief summary:
- 328 HP / 675 Nm torque
- 22" Wheels
- 313 HP / 680 Nm torque
- 23" Wheels
- 30mm lowering
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.