The BMW X6 M is a cross over, built by the German car maker BMW. The car was produced in the second quarter of 2008 – 2009. The X6 M is an SAC (Sports Activity Coupe) and it combines all the features of an SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle), including a large wheel base and tire, all weather driving ability, all wheel drive and high ground clearance, and with that of a coupe features like sloping roof lines, bold styling, etc. TheX6 M was showcased at the 2007 Frankfurt Auto Show for the first time before being introduced officially at the Montreal International Auto Show in 2008.
The BMW X6 M is powered by a mammoth 4,395 cc V8 producing 408 kW @ 6,000 rpm which gives out 680 Nm torque @ 1500 – 5500 rpm. This cross over has a maximum speed of 250 km/h and it does a 0 – 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds flat. The car gives a mileage of 13.9 liters per 100 km. The massive power of the vehicle shows up in the lower revs and the car feels smoother at high speeds. The faster the car moves, the more stable it gets. It is available in both petrol and diesel variants.
The BMW X6 M features some luxury equipments like climate control, air conditioner, an LED screen, GPS tracker, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. The use of carbon fiber and aluminum parts facilitates the smooth running of the car at high speeds and the suspension has been specially designed to work on both on road and off road terrains. The seats have a special shock absorbing capability which ensures a smooth ride irrespective of the terrain you want to drive on.
The interior of the BMW X6 M has frequent use of mono toned leather, carbon fiber cloth and aluminum parts wherever possible to keep the weight to the bare minimum. The steering wheel sits quite high in the dash board and the stick shift sits neatly close to the driver. The stick knob is made of aluminum and the ride posture is comfortable for the driver. The seat of the X6 M has been specially made to suit the driving position of the car. There are also a large number of steering wheel mounted electronics controls including the climate control, air conditioner, music player, etc.
The BMW X6 M being a cross over has many design features of a coupe. The car has a sleek frame with bold body work. Lines around the entire length of the car, a big chassis, front and rear built in bumper, attached fog lamps are some of the remarkable design features of the car. However, the owners are less likely to travel off road with this vehicle. It is available in crystal white, mid night black, sun set red and metallic silver colors. Many parts of the body are made of aluminum to keep the weight in check.