BMW is one of the leading auto manufacturers and is counted among the 'Big German 3' along with 2 other elite German automakers. The company launched the X6 as a Sports Activity Coupe in the year 2008 with attributes of an SUV and the posture of a Coupe. The SUV aspects include high ground clearance, large wheels & tires, all weather ability and all wheel drive. The stance of a coupe in this SUV is well defined by the sloping roofline it possesses. The BMW X6 M was launched at the 2009 New York Auto Show where M represents Motorsport. In the year 2014, the company launched the second generation of X6 M during Paris Motor Show with added features and power. The latest BMW X6 M delivers more power and better torque with its highly powerful 4.4-litre engine along with more stylish and graceful looks.
BMW X6 M is packed with an immensely powerful humongous power mill which ensures that all you experience is thrill while holding the steering and accelerating it. This SUV houses a 4.4-litre V8 twin-turbo engine which is capable of producing a peak power of 575 hp between 6000 and 6500 rpm along with a peak torque of 750 Nm between 2200 and 5000 rpm. The same efficiency can also be seen in acceleration and pick up numbers which count to 4.2 seconds while triggering from naught to 100 kmph while attaining a top speed clocking to 250 kmph. The big engine of BMW X6 M sips 11.1-litre/100 of fuel on combined driveways which is pretty decent considering the weight of the drive and the capacity of the engine.
The BMW X6 M has combined all the characteristics of the famous BMW X family to provide the class-leading dynamics. With everyday usability, robustness and agility, the car is able to deliver high performance with utmost comfort, luxury and style. The dimensions of X6 M measures 4909 mm x 1989 mm x 1702 mm (L X W X H). Along with this, the car has a wheelbase of 2933 mm ensuring sufficient cabin space for 5 occupants. The powerful and striking bold looks of X6 M give the hints of its performance potential. The car has been painted completely in body color. The front flaunts the signature BMW kidney grille with chrome finishing along with expanded sharp headlamps. Also, the car has large air intakes, Model badge and air breathers on the side grille, twin-stalk style exterior mirror, four-tailpipe exhaust system and a rear spoiler to encourage the performance. The forged 20-inch light-alloy wheels of this drive are wrapped with tires measuring 325/40 R20 to ensure road-hugging grip and stability.
The typical BMW interiors of the X6 M give an impression of sportiness dipped in premium luxury. Along With luxurious looks, the cockpit is designed to deliver the top sporting performance. The entire cabin of the car is finished with polished metal and swathes of leather. The steering wheel has hand stitched leather wrapping in sporty red and blue combination to make the cabin look more appealing and sporty. The standard entertainment kit employed by BMW in this drive offers all the advanced features comprising the iDrive setup and navigation system on the dashboard. Besides these aspects, the car also has Bluetooth connectivity, crystal clear head-up display, LED headlamps, Dual-zone climate control and velour floor mats. This infotainment package is complemented by Olufsen stereo for crisp and clear sound.
With so much power under the hood, BMW has equipped the BMW X6 M with best in class safety and braking features. From Anti Lock Braking System (ABS), Traction Control (TC) to child safety locks, the car has all the features, which make it highly safe and secure. BMW has employed front and rear head airbags to ensure the safety of the passengers after an event of collision or hit. The anti-theft alarm system employed in X6 M keeps the drive protected against any theft. Emergency Braking Assist, ventilated disc brakes, stability control, post-collision safety system and a lot more. The list of the safety features of X6 M is too long. So, in terms of safety, the car has achieved full marks.
The BMW X6 M offers almost everything in terms of performance, looks and comfort. Though, this drive is a mid-size SUV but carries handling and performance like a sports car. The car comes with dimensions which are pretty good to occupy 5 passengers, but it lacks in offering that sufficiency in the boot. Also, the rear seat passengers may feel cramped due to the sloping roofline at the rear, which was actually designed to give a coupe effect to this SUV. Also, the BMW X5 M has much more to offer than the X6 M and that too at a cheaper price.