Already on sale the second generation of the BMW X6 an SUV that takes as structural basis the third generation X5 and still committed to its distinctive and highly personal robust coupe body style dial. The commitment to quality and technological waste is typical of a premium vehicle and is initially available in Spain with five engines between 258 and 450 hp. From April the range is completed with the jewel in the crown: the brutal X6 M 575 hp.
Changes on all fronts for the new generation of the BMW X6. If the first generation was already pioneering offer the market a luxury SUV dress a sexy body coupe style (his direct rival for size and design is the new Mercedes GLE Coupé) in this second installment a natural evolution occurs with changes on all fronts intended to further strengthen its peculiar personality.
From an aesthetic point of view it is true that the design changes that brings the new BMW X6 are not very radical at first instance. If we take the magnifying glass we see a more powerful front passing adopt headlights series bixenón (with LED technology optionally) a profile in which your 'muscle' sculpts further thanks to a longitudinal body line more marked and later the design of the headlights is reminiscent slightly to the GT versions of the 3 Series and 5 Series.
X6 new dimensions compared to the first generation are almost traced with 3 cm longer (up to 4909 mm) and only 6 mm wider (up to 1989 mm) and 3 mm higher (up to 1702 mm). The wheelbase remains at 2933 mm while the curb weight declared in all versions is lower (serve as reference 85 kg less than the version you've been driving X6 xDrive 30d with a total of 2065 kg).
This 'lightness' is also accompanied by an improvement in aerodynamic terms a coefficient Cx of 0.32 over the previous Cx of 0.33. As big news in this section to highlight the presence of new elements outside the system "Air curtains" (front of the wheel) and device "Air breathers" (behind the wheel). The combination of both devices minimizes air turbulence that may arise in the stretch from the front area and inside alloy wheels.
In Diesel the Bavarian firm continues to use the familiar 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder with three power levels and with small differences in feeding system: 30d version of 258 hp (+13 hp as above) with turbocharger variable geometry variant 40d of 313 hp (previously 306 hp) and TwinTurbo system with two turbochargers and bestial M50d 381 hp TwinPower Turbo technology with three turbochargers and with the special stamp of BMW Performance.
For those who prefer petrol the new X6 can choose to variant 50i with TwinPower Turbo V8 engine 4.4 twin turbo 450 hp (previously 408 hp) and 35i Version 3.0 engine six-cylinder TwinPower Turbo 306 hp . For next spring (April is the month marked initially marked on the calendar BMW) the arrival of brutal and bestial X6 M 'only' 575 hp (20 hp over its predecessor) is provided.
In our first contact with the new BMW X6 we could try the Diesel version xDrive 30d. Both engine performance as the dynamic behavior we amply pleased. The more than two tons of this variant seem to be an impediment to show agile at all times even in areas tacks. Precise steering swings almost imperceptible body ... at times at the controls of X6 gives you the feeling to be driving a much lighter car and very different approach. Again BMW hits squarely with one of its strengths: dynamism.
The front seats of the new BMW X6 will be heated in all versions while the rear seats may be an option. Instead of bizone to be offered as standard the customer can choose a new system of four zones with independent adjustment of each of them. In terms of cargo space in the trunk it has increased slightly from 570 to 580 liters volume also increased by folding down the three rear seats can be folded She Settings 40: 20: 40- since 1450 liters of the previous version to 1525 liters of this new X6. Two recent interesting facts about the luggage compartment will feature system remotely opened via a button inside or through own command key in addition to special sensors under the rear bumper to detect the presence of the driver since this with a simple movement of the foot open the gate without first leaving the vessels that carries in his hands on the ground (a practical solution that already carry some minivans and other SUVs like the Ford Kuga).
The infinite customization one of the hallmarks of the most exclusive products of BMW also be another of the great strengths of the new X6. They can choose the design line Pure Extravagance which prevail luxury and quality details plus the M kit ideal for lovers of the most sporting sensations with aggressive styling details and modifications to the chassis to improve the already excellent dynamic qualities of this SUV coupé. For those who may know this optional offer them little BMW Individual department will offer multiple possibilities that will suit the tastes of gourmets.
In pursuit of maximum safety on board you can add the projection system information on the windshield Head-Up Display and other driving aids such as night vision system BMW Night Vision with beam automatically redirected Dynamic Spot Light and people recognition feature set of technologies and Driving Assistant (includes lane departure warning and automatic braking before collision danger).
X6 xDrive 35i: 74800 euros
X6 xDrive 50i: 99600 euros
X6 xDrive 30d: 75300 euros
X6 xDrive 40d: 79000 euros
X6 M50d xDrive: 106600 euros
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