Diesel versions of the engines for X6 also available
Dubbed as a sports activity coupe by BMW, the BMW X6 is a combination of a luxury SUV, which has a completely unique automatic transmission capability. This midsize luxury coupe was delivered to the market in the second quarter of 2008. With its large wheels and tires, it can ride through any weather and has great ground clearance while still sporting the sloping roof of a classic BMW coupe.
The BMW X6 shares the same platform with the BMW X5. The X5 and X6 are manufactured and assembled in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Compared to the X5, the BMW X6 only seats a maximum of 4 passengers, although it is comparatively longer and wider. The Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany launched an idea model for the X6 a year before its official launch in 2008. The official debut of the BMW X6 took place at the Montreal World Motor Show and the International Motor Show. from Detroit. At such car shows in 2008, BMW made a statement regarding the launch of a crossover version of the X6. The active hybrid BMW idea X6 was published to be launched in 2009.
The gasoline-powered versions of the BMW X6 use twin-turbo engines. A 4.4-liter V8 biturbo engine is available for the XDrive50i, which is a top-of-the-line model. The V8 engine used is actually the world’s first turbocharged V8 engine that places the turbochargers between the V-sections of the 2 cylinder banks. Another engine model, the X6 Drive35i, draws power from a 3.0-liter twin-turbo inline six-cylinder gasoline engine. This engine is used in the BMW one, three and five series respectively. Diesel versions of the X6 engines are also available.