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BMW X6 - world’s first Sports Activity Coupé, BMW X6 Price, Review, BMW X6 Diesel Mileage

The BMW X6- The BMW X6 - The world’s first Sports Activity Coupé

The BMW X6 combines the agility, performance and athletic design of a big BMW coupé with the versatility and raised seating position of an SAV. Once again, BMW has defined a totally new vehicle concept. What’s more, the BMW X6 offers two world premiers: Dynamic Performance Control (fitted as standard), and the all-new Twin Turbo V8 petrol engine with High Precision Injection – the most efficient engine in its class.


One of the variant of BMW X6 comes loaded with 4395cc, 8-cylinder V petrol engine with four-valve technology. The powertrain of the car efficiently produces a peak power of 400 hp at 5500 to 6400 rpm and churns a peak toque figures of 600 Nm at 1750-4500 rpm. The top speed of the car is 250 (electronically limited) km/h and it shows its worth when reaches 0-100 km/h sprint in just 5.4 seconds. While BMW X6 is powered by a 2993cc, 6 cylinder V diesel engine with four-valve technology. It's smart mill generates a maximum power of 235 hp-more than double of xDrive50i- at 4,000 rpm and belts out 520 Nm of top torque at 2000 to 2750 rpm. This innovation of BMW has a peak speed of 220 km/h and touches the 0-100 km/h sprint in mere 8.0 seconds.

Whereas the top end variant of BMW X6, is equipped with a 4.4 litre TwinPower Turbo engine with peak power of 408 Kw at 6,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 680 Nm at 1,500 to 5,650 rpm. This is in fact the faster and better in terms of acceleration as it achieves the 0-60 km/h sprint in only 4.7 seconds. The vehicles in christened as BMW X6 M which is the first all-wheel drive product in xDrive family having the 'M' label.

BMW X6 xDrive50i and BMW X6 xDrive30d are blessed with cupholders at front and rear, start/stop buttons, tailgate, one piece with stopover function. As far as entertainment, communication and information systems are concerned, the vehicles are equipped with Radio BMW Professional, incl. MP3-compatible CD drive, control display, controller, functional bookmarks and AUX-IN connection in centre console. In BMW X6 M, there is optional features like rear DVD system and adaptive headlights. For driver assistance, rear park distance control and cruise control with brake function is provided. All the three variants feature 8 airbags each like drive and passenger front airbags, head airbags for all passengers (total 4) and side airbags for driver and passenger.

 

BMW X6 Models

BMW X6 Petrol Models

BMW X6 M This higher end petrol variant of BMW X6 seires comes with wider tyres as compared to its predecessors. It has light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 300 M with mixed, front: 10J x 20 / 275/40 R20, rear: 11 J x 20 / 315/35 R20 . It is also blessed with AC with 4 Zone control and Interior trim which comes in finishers Alu Shadow, brushed.
BMW X6 xDrive50i The base model, so far, of this series houses light-alloy wheels V-spoke 257, 9 J x 19-inch, 255/50 R 19 runflat tyres, interior trim is Fine-wood trim Variegated Ash, direct petrol injection, AC 2 Zone, electric seat adjustment etc.

 

BMW X6 Diesel Models

BMW X6 xDrive30d This diesel variant of the product comes in Graphite, matt interior trim, automatic air conditioning, standard seat with partial electronic adjustment etc. The wheels are Light-alloy wheels star-spoke 232, 9 J x 19-inch, 255/50 R19 runflat tyres.

 

 

Technical Data Sheet


Wheels

Tyre dimensions front275/40 R20
Tyre dimensions rear315/35 R20
Wheel dimensions front10 J x 20 light alloy
Wheel dimensions rear11 J x 20 light alloy

Engine

Cylinders/valves8/4
Capacity in ccm4.395
Stroke/bore in mm88.3/89.0
Max. output in kW at 1/min300/5.500
Max. torque in Nm at 1/min600/1.750

Weight in kg

Curb weight2.190
Maximum permissible weight2.840
Permitted load650
Permitted axle load front/rear1.400/1.520

Performance

Drag (cw)0.36
Top speed (km/h)250
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h (in s)5.4
Acceleration 0 - 1.000 m (in s)24.6

Fuel consumption

Composite (km/l)7.2
Tank capacity in I (approx.)85


Information About Technical Data Sheet -

All dimensions in the technical drawings are in millimetres.

The technical data specified applies to vehicles in the German market. The models illustrated may, in part, include optional equipment and accessories not fitted as standard. According to the specific requirements of other markets, alterations may occur regarding models, standard and optional equipment as described in the text and illustrations. For precise information, please contact your BMW dealer. Subject to change in design and equipment. Subject to error. Equipment specific to national markets is not represented here.

Unladen weight: the figure quoted includes a 90 per cent tank filling, 68 kg for the driver and 7 kg for luggage. Unladen weight applies to vehicles with standard equipment. Optional equipment may increase this figure.

Max. output: the petrol engines of the BMW X6 are designed for RON 98 fuel. The engines may be run on RON 95 fuel with a decrease in power and an increase in fuel consumption.

Composite fuel consumption: all engines of the BMW X6 meet the EU4 emissions standard. Diesel models are fitted with a particle filter. Fuel consumption is determined in accordance with the ECE driving cycle made up of approximately one third urban traffic and two thirds extra-urban driving (based on the distance covered). CO2 emissions are measured in addition to fuel consumption as such.


BMW X6 Mileage

BMW X6 TachoMeter
BMW X6 xDrive50i has a bigger engine that is a 4395cc, 8-cylinder V petrol engine with four-valve technology. The bigger cc petrol engine pumps out awesome power of 400 bhp at 5,500 to 6,400 rpm and generates a maximum torque of 600 Nm at 1,750-4,500 rpm that is also amazing. With the help of master technology and powertrain the machine gives 6 to 7 kmpl of standard mileage.

On the other hand, the diesel version of BMW X6 is fitted with a 2993cc, 6 cylinder V engine with four-valve technology . This unique engine of the company manages to produce a peak power of 235 hp at 4,000 rpm and churns 520 Nm of peak torque figures at 2,000 to 2,750 rpm. Both the power and torque figures of the vehicles are less than its petrol operated vehicle. According to the company, it gives 10 kmpl of fuel economy.

Now coming on the latest vehicle in the X6 series, BMW X6 M, which is loaded with 4.4 litre TwinPower Turbo engine. The powertrain of the car pumps out 408 kw of maximum power at 6,000 rpm and a top torque of 680 Nm at 1,500 to 5,650 rpm. The new member in X6 series can give a mileage of around 6 to 7 kmpl.

 

Power of BMW X6

BMW X6 Photos
BMW X6 xDrive50i has the same engine cc as loaded in its latest version (BMW X6 M). The power mill in the base petrol model in India, belts out 400 bhp of peak power and 600 Nm of peak torque with the help of 8-cylinder V petrol engine with four-valve technology. Both the power and torque figures are impressive and they speak about the innovative technology created by BMW engineers. While the higher-end version of the series comes loaded with the same cc (4395) 8-cylinder V petrol engine with four-valve technology. But the new and powerful engine produces a little more power and torque figures like the peak power is 400 Kw and torque is 680 Nm. The vehicle is enriched in torque figures hence upgradation of technology and powertrain settings work tremendously.

The only diesel variant of the X6 series, BMW X6, is powered by a 2993cc, 6 cylinder V engine with four-valve technology and power and torque data's are in accordance. The engine pumps out 235 hp of maximum power and belts out 520 Nm of peak torque. Now the choices are multiple in this product line.

 

BMW X6 Colours

These colors are available with all variants of BMW X6

 

Acceleration & Pick-Up

BMW X6 Gear
Before mentioning the acceleration and pick-up details, please go through the engine specifications and power-torque figures produced by the machine so that formers can be justified. Now take the base petrol variant of BMW X6 for instance. The vehicle is loaded with a 4395cc, 8-cylinder V engine with four-valve technology that manage to belts out 400 bhp of stunning power at 5,500 to 6,400 rpm and pumps out a peak torque of 600 Nm at 1,750-4,500 rpm. With combine help of powerful engine and six-speed transmission, the vehicle can achieve 0-100 kmph in just 5.4 seconds. And you can also cruise it with a top speed of 250 kmph.

Another D plus segment diesel car from BMW X6 series is xDrive30d and it does possesses a well tuned 2993cc, 6 cylinder V engine with four-valve technology. The peak power and torque figures are: 235 hp and 520 Nm, respectively. You can drive your own BMW car at a peak speed of 220 kmph. This high speed vehicle can touch 0-100 kmph sprint in mere 8.4 seconds. Thanks to the cutting edge technology incorporated in the machine which is operated by diesel.

The new member of BMW X6 family, X6 M, comes loaded with the same engine which powers X6 xDrive50i. This is 4.4 litre TwinPower Turbo engine but produces more power and torque on the same mill. The power mill of the car belts out a maximum power of 408 kw at 6,000 rpm and pumps out a peak torque of 680 Nm at 1,500 to 5650 rpm. The top speed of the machine is 250 and it can touch 0-60 kmph sprint in only 4.7 seconds. Here, this vehicle scores over other X6 series members and deserves appreciation.

 

BMW X6 Design

BMW X6 Exteriors


BMW X6 is a D plus segment crossover vehicle that is regarded as first sports activity coupe. The X6 series car are based on its predecessors X5. The engineers of the company did manage to give it a sporty and stylish look overall. The body colour is sprayed nicely on the external parts of the car. Door handles, rear view mirrors are in body shade with marvelous finish. It is to be noted that the lower segment of the mirrors are black tinted and electrically adjustable. The kidney grille are in black slats which are (titanium-look on X6 xDrive 50i) chrome surround. However, metallic paintwork, roof railing in black, matt or silver shade and satin chrome in high gloss are optional. 19 inch light alloy wheels are in star and v spoke are eye-catching.

 

Exterior Measurements

Both the variants of BMW X6 are having the same shape and size with enough comfort features. The overall length is 4,877 mm , width 1,983 mm and height is 1,690 mm while it has wheelbase of 2,933 mm . On the other hand, the higher end X6 M is a bit wider. The length is 4877 mm , width 2195mm and overall height is 1690 mm.

 

BMW X6 Interior

The interior of the machine is awesome and gives the impression of sportiness. The BMW X6 xDrive30d is decorated with graphite matt while the xDrive50i comes in fine wood trim variegated ash. The dashboard and steering looks stunning with hi-fi features which help the driver and entertains the passenger. Air condition and dual air conditioner in xDrive30d and xDrive50i respectively. The three spoke multifunction steering wheel is covered nicely with sports leather. The steering column can be adjusted manual, horizontal and vertical. Rear seats are foldable while the seats in xDrive30d are electronically adjustable partially. The seats in xDrive50i are electric adjustable with memory function for driver’s seat and exterior mirrors.

Interior Comfort

A good number of driver and passenger friendly features are incorporated in the X6 series vehicles by the German company. Driver assistance features include cruise control with brake function and rear park distance control (PDC). In addition to this, everything is done to give ultimate comfort to the passenger too. Cupholders are fitted at rear and front, start and stop button and tailgate, one piece with one stopover function. Enough leg room and headroom is there inside the car. Seat belts and 8 airbags are provided for the safety of each and every passenger.

Interior Measurements

The BMW X6 series product line come with more space for driver and passenger. Ample headroom and legroom for driver, front passenger and rear passengers are provided without compromising the sporty and stylish look of the sexy machine. Wider wheelbase and legroom ensure butter-smooth riding experience for all.
 

BMW X6 Tailgate/ DK/ Space for luggage


Two-stage tailgate.

To make sure the tailgate of the BMW X6 never strikes a garage roof or other obstacle, the angle of opening can be set to one of two settings. When the tailgate is in the lower position, the two-stage gas damper lets you open it fully using the pull-and-release principle familiar from ball-point pens. With the “automatic tailgate operation” option, you can even set five stages in the iDrive menu – then open or close the tailgate from the comfort of the cockpit, just by pressing a button. This version also includes a safety feature in the motor to prevent jamming.

  Head-Up Display in the BMW X6

 

An optional feature in the BMW X6, the Head-Up Display presents important information directly in the driver's viewing field. A unit in the dashboard projects the data onto the windscreen as a clear, easy-to-read image, adjusted for ambient light conditions, with a focal point just above the bonnet. The height of the display can even be adjusted so that information is always projected in the driver's optimal field of vision. Information can be read faster, and the driver's attention is never distracted from the road ahead.

  BMW X6 iDrive


The iDrive control concept on the BMW X6 - Information at your fingertips.

The cockpit of a commercial aircraft has around 400 controls. And not one of them operates the CD player. With the iDrive system, you have control over much more than your music. The Controller puts cabin comfort features such as climate control and telephone right at your fingertips. Frequently used features can be assigned to one of the eight favourite buttons. The Control Display, optimally situated above the central console, informs and guides you with ease leaving your gaze, and your thoughts, free to focus on the pleasure of driving.

 

Headlights of BMW X6

 

Adaptive Headlights of the BMW X6 -All-round vision.

The BMW X6 shows every curve in the best light possible. Sensors in the optional Adaptive Headlights constantly monitor the car’s speed, yaw rate and steering angle, then calculate curve progressions accordingly. Both Xenon headlights then adjust electro-mechanically to match. When you turn left or right, the low-beam settings complement the Adaptive Headlights by activating an extra reflector in the inner fog-lights to light up the road ahead. Whatever the driving situation, the result is an impressively better lit road surface.

 

Camera System - BMW X6


Camera systems in the BMW X6 -Giving you eyes where you need them.

The Side View system gives you a better view of traffic coming from the side. Two additional front-end cameras are integrated in the front bumper, one on the left and one on the right. The images obtained, transmitted to the Control Display, offer not only additional comfort when manoeuvring, but also give the driver an immediate overview of traffic conditions around the car when driving through a narrow gate or leaving a car park. And thanks to the Top View, the driver is also able to monitor the side area of the vehicle making it easy to check their distance to the curb when parking.

 

BMW X6 - Runflat tyres on the BMW X6 - Fight deflation.


Say goodbye to roadside tyre changes. Thanks to special side-wall reinforcement, the BMW X6’s standard runflat tyres are capable of being driven long distances even after a puncture. The benefits make themselves felt far beyond that. The need for a spare tyre is eliminated, reducing weight and freeing up boot space on every single journey. In addition, the standard Tyre Pressure Indicator (TPI) warns the driver whenever there is a fall in tyre pressure.

 

Communication System of BMW X6

Bluetooth Interface in the BMW X6.

For unrestricted, voice-controlled communication and maximum comfort, the cell phone preparation kit uses Bluetooth and a hands-free set-up. Using the snap-in adapter provided, you can connect cell phones from a wide range of providers effortlessly, then operate them via the multifunction steering wheel and voice commands whenever you wish. The included external arial keeps you in touch with your environment at all times.



Internet access.

Thanks to BMW ConnectedDrive, the internet can be used freely for the first time in an automobile. You can enter the address of any website you require or open a site directly using one of the favourite buttons. The iDrive Controller in the central console functions in the same way as a standard computer mouse.

 

 

  

 

 

BMW X6 Engine and Performance

The performance of any vehicle totally depends on its powertrain and BMW never misses provide the best. The company blessed the BMW X6 xDrive50i with a powerful 8 cylinder V engine with 4 valve technology with a 4395cc of engine displacement. The well designed and innovative mill of the machine belts out 400 bhp of power at 5,500 to 6,400 rpm while it develops 600 Nm of peak torqe at 1,750-4,500 rpm. The car can be speeded up to 250 kmph with a super acceleration of 5.4 seconds to touch 0-100 kmph. The six speed transmission is handy and you will never feel loss of power switching in different gears. The vehicle is equipped with Brake Energy Regeneration , Dynamic Performance Control-for targeted distribution of torque at the rear axle , High Precision Injection (direct petrol injection), Self-levelling with pneumatic rear suspension and xDrive (all-wheel system with variable torque distribution) .

As described earlier, the BMW X6 series is xDrive30d and it does possesses a well tuned 2993cc, 6 cylinder V engine with four-valve technology. The peak power and torque figures are: 235 hp and 520 Nm, respectively. You can drive your own BMW car at a peak speed of 220 kmph. This high speed vehicle can touch 0-100 kmph sprint in mere 8.4 seconds. Other silent features of the car include diesel particle filter, Brake Energy Regeneration , Dynamic Performance Control-for targeted distribution of torque at the rear axle , optional Self-levelling with pneumatic rear suspension and xDrive (all-wheel system with variable torque distribution) .

BMW X6 M comes fitted with a 4.4 litre TwinPower Turbo engine that develops a peak power of 408kw at 6000 rpm while the peak torque is 680 NM at 1,500 to 5650 rpm. It also claims to have a top speed of 250 kmph and it can achieve 0-60 kmph sprint in only 4.7 seconds. Like other BMW X6 cars, it is also equipped with six speed transmission, cruise control with brake function, DSC, DTC, Radio BMW Professional etc. All the mills of BMW X6 series car's are EU4 emission standard compliant.

 

Wheels

BMW X6 Wheels All the variants of the car are available in light alloy wheels with several options. For instance, BMW X6 xDrive50i comes with V-spoke 257, 9 J x 19-inch, 255/50 R 19 runflat tyres with alloy wheels. Whereas, BMW X6 xDrive30d is fitted with star-spoke 232, 9 J x 19-inch, 255/50 R19 runflat tyres with alloy wheels. BMW X6 M comes with wider tyres as compared to its predecessors. It has light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 300 M with mixed, front: 10J x 20 / 275/40 R20, rear: 11 J x 20 / 315/35 R20 .

 

Braking & Handling

BMW X6 DashBoard
Both the variants, BMW X6 xDrive50i and BMW X6 xDrive30d comes loaded with front and rear disc brakes for instant halting of the vehicle. On the other hand, the BMW X6 M houses ventilated brake at front and disc brake at rear tyres. Other safety features are provided in all the variants for enhanced safety and control.

 

Handling & Safety

BMW X6 Safety
BMW X6 xDrive50i and BMW X6 xDrive30d are equipped with sophisticated passive and active safety features. And the company don't compromise with the features relating safety, control and handling. All three variants of X6 series comes fitted with 8 airbags each- drive and passenger front airbags, head airbags for all passengers (total 4) and side airbags for driver and passenger. Disc brakes at both ends. Other safety includes rollover senor, seat belts, hill descent control (HDC), central locking with electronic immobiliser, crash sensor, dynamic stability control (DSC) including ABS, CBC, traction control DTC, door integrated side impact protection, runflat tyres and bumper system with impact cushions. The higher end petrol variant-BMW X6 M- comes fitted with runflat tyres with run flat indicator, safety battery terminal clamp and warning triangle with first-aid kits.



Passive safety systems in the BMW X6 - Intelligent occupant protection.


A complex, perfectly orchestrated overall safety system ensures maximum safety for all occupants. The system, which comprises seatbelt, airbag and steering systems, is steered by integrated safety electronics that can determine the type and severity of an accident in milliseconds, then trigger the right airbags at the right settings at exactly the right moment – leaving the remaining airbags available to protect occupants in the event of a follow-up collision. Should the car roll over sideways without hitting anything first, a specially developed rollover sensor linked to the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) system triggers the head airbags and seatbelt tensioners.

 

Stereo & Accessories in BMW X6

BMW X6 Accessories
The vehicles are designed with a lot of entertainment default and optional systems. The products sports control display, controller, functional bookmarks, AUX-IN connection in centre console and Radio BMW Professional, incl. MP3-compatible CD drive. However, the top end petrol variant comes with car phone preparation with Bluetooth/USB interface, DVD changer with six discs, HiFi system Professional LOGIC7 and head-up display.

You can now buy BMW X6 accessories online. Great discounts available.

 

Pros & Cons

BMW X6 Pros :
stylish sports vehicle, comfortable

BMW X6 Cons :
looks are almost same in all variants

 

BMW X6 Specifications

BMW X6 Variants
Variants Transmission Engine Description Mileage Power AC Power Steering Central Locking
CityHighway
M (Petrol) Automatic 4395cc
8 Cylinder 32 Valve
5.0 7.0 408 (555)/ 6000 Standard Standard Standard
xDrive50i (Petrol) Manual 4395cc
8 Cylinder 32 Valve
4.2 9.5 300 @ 5, 500 (kW @ rpm) Standard Standard Standard
xDrive30d (Diesel) Automatic 2993cc
6 Cylinder 24 Valve
7.5 13.4 173 @ 4,000 (kW @ rpm) Standard Standard Standard

 

BMW X6 Price

BMW X6 Variants Price

Variants New Delhi Bangalore Mumbai Chennai Pune Hyderabad Kolkata
xDrive30d (Diesel) 68,70,000 73,45,000 80,05,763 68,70,000 - - 69,31,067
xDrive50i (Petrol) 85,50,000 73,45,000 98,12,838 85,50,000 - - 86,26,000   
M (Petrol) - - - - - - 1,31,15,556



Overall evaluation

The car is available in Carbon Black Metallic, Black sapphire, Monaco Blue, Titanium Silver, Deep Sea Blue, Alpine White, Jet black, Vermilion Red Metallic, Space Grey, Space Grey Metallic, Tasman Green Metallic, Silver stone and Mineral Silver Metallic colours. The BMW X6 is priced between 60 lakh to 1.3 crore. The car is a cruise in its own right and is of course a fun ride.
 

1 comment:

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