It has been quite a while since we’ve seen a review of the X6 M, which was released to much acclaim from the automotive press. Motor Trend now chimes in with their first test drive review, and they echo what many have said before them, calling the experience “maniacal” and its engineers “nutty.” Here are some of our favorite quotes from the FULL REVIEW:
We have added a live-look video of the BMW M underground garage for your viewing pleasure. It hopefully gives our readers a better sense of the mystique and aura of the environment, which only added to the truly special moment and the heritage of the collection of cars we were witnessing.
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Beginning with March production, the following changes take place for X5 M and X6M:
* X5M and X6M each become 2012 models
* Each receives as standard equipment iPod/USB Adapter (6FL)
* X5M receives power tailgate as standard equipment
* Each receives BMW Apps (6NR) as an option with April production
For the second consecutive year, the readers of the German Autobild publication “Autobild Sportscars” have chosen the BMW X6 M as the ‘sportscar of the year’ in the SUV category. The ‘Sportscars of the Year’ awards were held for the 8th time in 2010. More than 68,000 readers participated picking their favourites out of 173 models, divided in 17 vehicle categories. The award ceremony took place during the ‘Race Night’ at the Essen Motor Show.
Vorsteiner has released a video of its beautiful X6M Carbon Fiber Aero Accessories package. If you thought it looked good in photos, it’s even better in video.
The typical X6M review features comparisons to the regular X6 or Cayenne Turbo, but this review by a site member compares the X6M against an E46 M3 at the M Power Tour. Two very different segment of cars sure, but an interesting perspective nevertheless.
On the heels of its X5M, Mansory, the tuner of high end German and Italian marques, has now unveiled its second 670 PS BMW – the Mansory BMW X6M. Like the Mansory X5M, the Mansory X6M comes with a full replacement front bumper featuring aggressive air inlets even larger than those on the factory X6M bumper. Carbon fiber lips and LED lights finish off the front bumper’s new look. The front fenders have been widened by 70mm (2.75 in.) and also receive aggressive vents on … CONTINUED
AC Schnitzer has released videos of its various exhaust systems for the F10 550i, Z4 sDrive35is, X6M, 135i, 335i, M3, including comparisons to the BMW factory exhaust.
Vorsteiner has announced the intro of its X6M Aero Package, the company’s first SUV conversion. Aero parts include the carbon fiber front bumper add-on spoiler lip, power dome sculpted vented carbon composite hood, and new sporty carbon fiber diffuser, and carbon rear deck lid spoiler.
See inside for the the entire list of changes that will take place to most BMW models beginning in September 2010 when the 2011 model year begins for most models. This is a must read primer on ALL changes coming.
How often do you see a “truck” accelerating this fast, with the needle moving revving so quickly, and sounding this good? Probably never, unless you’re looking at an X5M or X6M and its monster S63 motor. Check out this very visceral video of the X5M from outside and inside.
Starting in the autumn of 2010, the BMW M GmbH product range will increase for the M3, F10 5-series, new X3, X5M and X6M, and the 7-series. Full details inside.
This past weekend, BMW opened the doors to its very first BMW M division dealership in the world – in Singapore. The complex is a showroom, dealership, and workshop exclusively for M cars.
A must see for all ///M fans, this video provides a unique look into M Headquarters where prototypes are built and tested, M Design Studio responsible for designs, the M engine factory, and the M Test Center at the Nurburgring, and finally the vehicle assembly plants. Click through for this great video feature.
BMW has announced some product changes starting with September 2010 production. The changes apply to all BMW Models, including the 1, 3, M3, 5, 5GT, 7, X5, X6, and Z4 models. FULL list of changes INSIDE.
When’s the last time you saw a 5,300+ pound car (stock) run 12.5 in the quarter mile? That’s exactly what this 2010 X6M did in Bahrain. See and listen to the ferocity that is the X6M jet down the track. Do NOT mess with these trucks on the road!
Reviewer Scott Burgess from the Detroit News test drives the X6M and comes away eating crow (i.e. thoroughly impressed with the super truck despite his initial prediction).
German mega-tuner AC Schnitzer does one thing very well, that is leaving no stone unturn when it comes to BMW tuning. They will do their work on every model that BMW churns out, no matter how low volume the car is. In this case, they’ve taken the BMW X6 M and added their unique spin to the equation. Compared to recent modifications available from AC Schnitzer, their program for the X6M is refreshingly more reserved and more tasteful.