Sport Auto has a story on the new X5M/X6M and quotes Herbert Bayerl, project leader for the car.
-The new car will “pulverize” the RR Sport’s *Ring lap record of 8:14
-The X6M is now at the performance level of the E9x M3
-No special parts needed to set the lap times
-No plans to set a record by BMW. “We’ll leave that to you guys” laughs Bayerl…
X6 M at the level of the old M3
How about, for example, with a good 20 kilometer Nürburgring-Nordschleife? In his three … CONTINUED
We’ve uploaded a ton of videos for the all new 2015 BMW X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86), including an interview with Albert Biermann, head engineer at BMW M.
The F85 and F86 looking great under the studio lights at Auto Bild’s facilities.
Introducing the 2015 BMW X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86)!
The new BMW X5 M and new BMW X6 M see BMW M GmbH setting the pace once again in the high-performance Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) segment. When the previous generation of the two vehicles arrived in 2009, it was the first time the high-performance character distilled by BMW M GmbH had been transplanted into an all- wheel-drive BMW X model. The result was class-leading dynamics. The new BMW … CONTINUED
BMW teases the F85 X5 M and F86 X6 M in this new video. Not much can be made of the styling, but we hear some great sounds.
We will reveal the new X5M and X6M to you in just a few weeks.
It all started with an X. This letter was first used as a model designation for a BMW automobile as early as in the mid-1980s to indicate that it featured four-wheel drive technology. The car’s dual symmetry was the ideal allegory for the transmission of drive torque to all four wheels. 15 years ago, the letter X became the symbol of an entirely new vehicle category and, at the same time, of a very special form of driving pleasure. The BMW X5 made its … CONTINUED
Here’s word that a new blue color called “Long Beach Blue” will launch on the upcoming BMW M2, X5 M and X6 M. This color was first introduced on the BMW X4 Concept and has already been spotted as a color for the X5 M in BMW’s computer systems.
The F85 X5 M has been spotted in testing since late 2012, and the F86 X6 M has now bared nearly all in our latest spy photos.
It’s not difficult to identify this next generation X6 M as it bears the tell-tale M model signs – huge front air intakes, more aggressive sideskirts and rear diffuser, blue M brakes, and cross drilled rotors (the first for any X6 model). The newest M styling trends are also evident — the double-slatted kidney grilles and the angled … CONTINUED
The next gen X6 M (F86) interior has been spied and it confirms that the transmission will be upgraded from the previous 6 speed automatic to a 7 speed DCT (dual clutch transmission).
The next generation X6 M (F86) continues testing at the Nurburgring and has dropped a bit of camouflage.
The F85 X5 M has been spotted in testing since late 2012, and now it’s time for the F86 X6 M to hit the test circuit.
It’s not difficult to identify this next generation X6 M as it bears the tell-tale M model signs – huge front air intakes, more aggressive sideskirts and rear diffuser, blue M brakes, and cross drilled rotors (the first for any X6 … CONTINUED
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