BMW has launched the all new third generation X6 in the Indian market. The new BMW X6 is sold in two trims – Xline and M-Sport line priced at Rs 95 lakhs respectively (ex showroom prices).
The latest iteration of the BMW X6 sticks to its traditional eye catching coupe like profile but has grown larger in size and is more stylish as well. Talking of which the new X6 measures 4,935mm in length, 2,004mm in width, 1696mm in height and uses a wheelbase of 2,975mm.
The new BMW X6 receives new LED headlights flanked by a bigger and meaner version of the kidney grille along with an all new front bumper. The front bumper is also new and gets chunkier air intakes along with. The side profile continues with the same slopping roofline while there are new 21-inch alloy wheels on offer along with a side air intake. The rear gets new LED taillamps, a lip spoiler and a new rear bumper complete with a skid plate and dual exhausts.
BMW is also offering an illuminated front grille and Laser LED headlights as an optional extra in the new X6. Also the M Sport version further uplifts the sporty character of the X6 with M Sport specific styling bits finished in gloss black, M Sport rear diffuser; M Sport exhausts pipes, M Sport leather steering wheel, M Sport specific pedals. The X6 M Sport gets even more hardcore with M Sport exhaust system, M Sport adaptive suspension and an M Sport brakes with callipers finished in blue.
The interior of the new BMW X6 has also been worked on with a layout that’s typical of recently launched BMW models. However apart from the new leather upholstery there’s several new features and tech offer like welcome light carpet, panoramic sunroof, wireless charging, 16 speaker and 9 channel Harmon Kardon sound system, 12.3 inch digital instrument cluster, heads up display ambient lighting, 12.3 inch touchscreen infotainment system, latest i-drive system and a glass finished gearlever.
Powering the BMW X6 this time around is a 3.0 litre six cylinder petrol engine; it produces 340hp and 450Nm of torque and comes mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
There’s no diesel on offer this time around. Driving Experience Control in the BMW X6 allows switching between Comfort, Eco Pro and Sport for a more pleasurable driving experience. Talking about safety, the German automaker has packed in ABS with EBD, 8 airbags, electronic stability control, traction control and tyre pressure monitor.
BMW is also offering a range of exterior paint schemes, interior colours and alloy wheels ranging from 19, 20, 21 and 22-inch along with a host of accessories including a roof box and BMW Advanced car eye which is a full HD in car cam and functions like a dash cam.
The suspension in the new BMW X6 is a 2 axle adaptive air suspension that is standard on the Xline trim but optional on the M Sport. The BMW X6 in its third generation rivals the likes of the Audi Q8, Porsche Cayenne, and even the upcoming GLE Coupe from Mercedes Benz.