Admirers of series Х should take into consideration that BMW X6 M 2015 of year of manufacture gives the most essential changes in division of BMW Motorsport from the moment of its creation, – and, in a greater degree, it because this car is the first crossover of mark with a badge “M”. BMW X6 M is the first BMW of a M-direction which is equipped by an all-wheel drive and completely an automatic transmission. Also it is the first (and, of course, not to the last) the car with pair of turbo compressors. Many blamed that combination of series X and “M” is death of a trade mark, but these new additions are only the last in a long chain of a M-series. There are no doubts that the M mark became absolutely unrecognizable on the expiration of two decades.
The compact altered version of the 4,4-litre engine with the double turbo-supercharging V8, originally adapted to X6 xDrive50i, is adjusted on delivery of 555 horsepower’s at 6000 turns in a minute (on five horsepower’s more than Cayenne Turbo S).
Ingenious (and patented) the exhaust manifold is between two cylinders and deduces hydrocarbons through four separate runners of exhaust gases. Engine V8 Is fastest of linear turbo engines who was ever tested. Body style of the car with the rear door opening upwards, height of an arrangement of the body, corresponding to height of an arrangement of the car body, four sitting, the limited towing ability – all it resembles the recipe for irrelevance. The maximum tonnage of the given car only slightly more than in many cars with the rear door opening upwards. In M BMW H-6 the place only for four persons is taken. The given car offers the same performance data as at the brother X5 M along with an excellent practicality.
But let’s be fair – for many automobile owners a vehicle practicality not so it is important. At the majority of drivers it is a question of passion, productivity and separate expression. In this sense of BMW X6 of M of 2010 actually is well combined with traditions of a M-series of BMW. Its competitors, undoubtedly, deserves steadfast attention. Among them Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG models, BMW X5 M and much cheaper Infiniti FX50. But X6 M is one of the most capable and non-conventional crossovers ever created, and for some rich buyers of it, most likely, will be enough.
Body style and interior
BMW X6 of M of 2010 is a highly effective magnificent jeep with four passanger places. As one would expect at such high price, standard the equipment is quite sufficient, including 20-inch wheels with cast disks and the summer tires, an adapted active suspender self-levelled by means of electronics with certain sports adjustment, washers of head lights, front and rear parking gauges, the xenon headlights, the panoramic hatch on a roof, auto blackouts of mirrors, the leather upholstery, a sports steering wheel, two zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth, CD/MP3 player, last version iDrive with convenient physical buttons and the converted structure of the menu, and also the navigating system based on a hard disk with movement in real time.
Additional complete sets: the automatic doors, aired sitting, heating of a steering wheel and rear seats, a rear-view camera, six DVD-changers, IPod/USB the adapter, four zone climate control, entertaining system for rear seats, satellite radio and an ant slipping.
Transmissions and performance data
M BMW X6 is put in action 4.4-litre V8 by the engine with a double turbo-supercharging which pumps out 555 horsepower’s. There is a six-step automatic manual gear box. This car speeds up with 0 to 100 km/hour for 4,7 seconds and reaches as much as possible 6600 turns when it is equipped properly. Fuel economy estimations reach at a city mode of 19 liters on 100 kilometers, and on a line – 15 liters on 100 kilometers.
Model BMW X6 is released in a standard complete set with ABS, the monitoring system behind stable position, airbags on front seats, lateral airbags.
Crash tests were not spent yet, but his brother of BMW X5 typed five stars in crash tests for a frontal collision and protection of the driver, four stars for protection of passengers at a head-on collision and five stars for front and rear lateral protection. Besides, the Insurance institute of road safety gave X5 the appreciation in protection at face-to-face and lateral crashes.
Interior design and prominent features
Clean a badge «M», and also special sports sitting, and you receive the same interior which is delivered with regular crossover X6. Fortunately, it is one of the most graceful cabins which ever built BMW. The design is exact, materials are high-quality also instrumentation is absolutely clear. Predictably, sports sitting give excellent support and comfort. X6 M has last iDrive from BMW the interface which engages more convenient physical buttons and more reasonable structure of the menu. It also has already familiar joystick of BMW which can confuse the driver because of the separate button “Park”.
- Length: 4877 mm.
- Width: 1984 mm.
- Height: 1684 mm.
- Own weight: 5324 kg.
- Gross weight: 6405 kg.
- Passenger seats: 4
- Number of cylinders: V8
- Engine volume: 4,4 liters
- Engine type: V8
- Capacity: 555 h.p.
- The maximum RPM: 6000 RPM
- Twisting moment: 1500 revs
- The maximum load-carrying capacity: 1323 kg.
- Drive gear type: AWD
- 0-60 time: 4.2 sec
- Top Speed: 155 mph (250 km/h)
- Torque @ RPM: 553 @ 2200
- Transmission: eight-speed M Steptronic
Feedback from owners
– «X6 this pleasure of driving and a refined off-road car. BMW X6 M has one of the most expensive base prices in the class, and it is a lot of for to spend for a vehicle which cannot even place a family from five persons».
– «X6 cannot go out of roads and absence of the fifth place
In interior does by its inconvenient vehicle for transportation of 5 persons ».
– «It is improbably expensive car which spends fuel disturbing rates. But nevertheless I love it. It not simply to be pleasant to me – I really love X6».