The X6 was the crossover that BMW used to make its mark in the SUV market finally. The 2017 BMW X6 M is the successor to the successful and famous X6, and it is apparent that the Munich-based company is clearly focused on increasing the performance of the vehicle.
Let us delve deeper into the specifics of this gem of an automobile to understand it fully.
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2017 BMW X6 M – Redesign Exterior and Interior:
The most prominent feature of the outer body of the crossover is the M-shaped double kidney grille, which clearly shows the potential of the engine. In addition to this, the wheels are light and also available in the optional 21 inches alloy wheels. Furthermore, there has also been the addition of new folds, skirts, and headlights.
Moreover, the tires used in the X6 M are Michelin Super Sports tires, which are capable of achieving a baking distance in only 152 feet. This is on par with BMW’s M3.
Much like the exterior, the interior looks very promising and luxurious at the same time. BMW has made use of the most premium and top quality raw materials to design every feature of the inner cabin. The Munich-based car manufacturer has used carbon trim finish and Argon leather to cover the seats and steering wheel.
2017 BMW X6 M – Engine Specs:
The 2017 X6 M will be available in three different models. The first one is the variant that comes packed with 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6, which can provide a 300 hp and above. It also provides a torque of 300-pound-feet. The second variant comes equipped with a 4.4-liter V-8 turbocharged engine, which can produce a 445 hp and a torque of 480-pound-feet. The third option will also be furnished with a 4.4-liter engine, but with a capacity of 567 hp and a torque of 553-pound-feet.
Furthermore, the transmission is a standard 8-speed automatic transmission with a manual shifting mode. The X6 M can accelerate to a speed of 60 miles per hour from zero in just 3.7 seconds, and reach a maximum speed of 160 miles per hour. As far as the figures for fuel economy are as follows. If you are driving within the city then the value is 14 miles per gallon, but 19 miles per gallon if you are driving on the highway.
2017 BMW X6 M – MSRP and Release Date:
According to unofficial reports by pundits and insiders, the X6 M is expected to be available for purchase sometime around late 2016.
The price, on the other hand, is certainly a lot more than most crossovers. The base price itself is a whopping six-figure number of $103,000. If you add the cost of amenities provided by the vehicle, then this comes out to be approximate $103,000.
In conclusion, the 2017 BMW X6 M is sure to give its rival cars a run for their money. I mean, who would not want to buy such an enticing vehicle; however, the price might be a deterrent for some buyers.