The all-new BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupe has been launched in India which is priced at Rs 1.15 crore (ex-showroom). The new SUV is available only in the xDrive40d variant and it will also be offered with the M Sport package that will comprise luxurious interiors and extensive customization options.
The X6 is powered by the Twin Power turbo 6-cylinder in-line diesel engine that pumps out a power of 313 bhp at 4,400 rpm and a maximum torque of 600 Nm at 1,500 – 2500 rpm, which is mated to a new 8-speed sport automatic transmission that allows the car to accelerate from 0-100Km/h in just 5.8 seconds on its way to a top-speed of 240Km/h. The driver can also take over manual control or gear changes using shift paddles.
New BMW X6, based on a new chassis, now features high-strength steels, aluminium and thermoplastics in its construction, making the car lighter by 40 kg overall. However, the X6 continues to offer the 50:50 weight distribution between the front and rear axles.
Exterior of the car has new heavily sculpted front bumper with high-set fog lamps, an artificial skid plate, prominent air-vents with chrome garnish and horizontal lines. At the rear, L-shaped tail-lights with three-dimensional LED Adaptive Light and the bumper is now more sculpted and gets black cladding with twin rectangular exhausts incorporated.
The all-new BMW X6 comes with the M Sports Package as a standard which further point up its athletic appearance. Even the M-style car key evoke anticipation for a dynamic driving experience. Its striking air inlets on the front and the rear aprons, along with the tailpipe trim in high gloss chrome and pronounced side sills are perfectly complemented by the 19 inch double-spoke style light alloy wheels with mixed tires.
Inside, the new SUV is made with the hallmark BMW driver oriented design of the cockpit, well crafted control and display elements, elevated seating position and lines which streak dynamically from the instrument panel into the door panels to form a ring around the interior. Special interior colors, exclusive trims and standard Dakota or optional Nappa leather upholstery.
The Driving Experience Control included as standard comes with an ECO PRO mode which enables additional fuel-saving features such as a coasting function ECO PRO Route, Active Cruise Control and Route –Ahead Assistant ( only with Navigation System Professional).
In terms of safety features the car is well equipped with six airbags, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Side-Impact protection, Electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor.
The ‘Adaptive suspension package Comfort’ combines Dynamic Damper Control with air suspension at rear provides ultimate driving comfort. The intelligent BMW xDrive four-wheel drive system adapts even the most challenging road surface conditions, ensuring outstanding traction at all times. Split-second response times allow xDrive to distribute drive power flexibly between the two axles for optimum grip. In this way, xDrive combines the advantages of all-wheel drive – traction, directional stability and safety – with classic BMW agility.
When it comes to the performance-to-fuel consumption ratio, with Efficient Dynamics, the all-new BMW X6 is equipped with a comprehensive technology package including features such as Intelligent Lightweight Construction, Automatic Start/Stop function, Brake Energy Regeneration, Electric Power Steering and many other innovative technologies.
Including all range of BMW Connected Drive, features with numerous optional driver assistance systems, pioneering infotainment and unique connectivity. Systems such as the high-definition, full-color BMW Head-Up Display, BMW Selective Beam, the intelligent emergency call with accident severity detection, optional BMW Night Vision with Dynamic light Spot, high-end Surround Sound system from Harmon Kardon and BMW apps define the benchmark in its Class.
BMW X6 is available in Alpine White as non-metallic color and in the following four metallic color: Carbon Black, Flamenco Red Brilliant Effect, Space Grey and Mineral White.