The all-new BMW X6 facelift has been launched in India. The BMW X6 is now available at BMW dealerships across India as CBU (Completely Built-Up) units from today onwards. The ex-showroom price of the BMW X6 xDrive40d stands at INR 1,15,00,000. Its unique concept – a blend of the very best of an athletic coupe concept coupled with the powerful dynamism of a BMW X family. The all-new BMW X6 is available in Alpine White as non-metallic paintwork and in the following four metallic paint works: Carbon Black, Flamenco Red Brilliant Effect, Space Grey and Mineral White.
The all-new BMW X6 is said to combine quintessential BMW X qualities with the athletic elegance of a BMW Coupe. The front view is dominated by a wide kidney grille and large front air inlets with horizontal chrome trims, horizontal lines along with rear L-shaped taillights with three –dimensional LED Adaptive Light banks emphasise the wide stance and convey a powerful, solid appearance.
The interior boasts a subtle elegance than its predecessor. The sense of exclusive sportiness is generated by the hallmark BMW driver oriented design of the cockpit, the control and display elements, elevated seating position and lines which streak dynamically from the instrument panel into the door panels to form a ring around the interior. Special interior colours, exclusive trims and standard Dakota or optional Nappa leather upholstery.
The all-new BMW X6 is uniquely, surprisingly spacious. With the seat backrest in an upright position, the luggage compartment in the BMW X6 offers 580 litres of storage space. Depending on various requirements, the three sections of the backrests can be folded down in a 40:20:40 split and offers impressive 1,525 liters of luggage space when all three sections are folded down.
The Driving Experience Control included as standard comes with an ECO PRO mode which enables additional fuel-saving features such as a coasting function ECO PRO Route, Active Cruise Control and Route –Ahead Assistant ( only with Navigation System Professional)
The BMW TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder in-line diesel engine in all-new BMW delivers an output of 313 hp and a maximum torque of 600 Nm at 1,500 – 2500 rpm and accelerates from 0-100 km/hr in just 5.8 seconds to a top speed of 240 km/h. The engine comes mated to an new eight-speed sport automatic transmission. The driver can also take over manual control or gear changes using shift paddles.
The ‘Adaptive suspension package Comfort’ combines Dynamic Damper Control with air suspension for the rear axle provides drive comfort. BMW claims that the xDrive four-wheel drive system adapts to even the most challenging road surface conditions, ensuring outstanding traction at all times. Split-second response times allow xDrive to distribute drive power flexibly between the two axles for optimum grip. In this way, xDrive combines the advantages of all-wheel drive – traction, directional stability and safety – with classic BMW agility.
The new BMW X6 receives a slew of safety technologies to provide optimal support in any situation with six airbags, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Side-Impact protection, Electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor.
With BMW EfficientDynamics, the new BMW X6 is claimed to set benchmarks when it comes to the performance-to-fuel consumption ratio equipped with a comprehensive technology package including features such as Intelligent Lightweight Construction, Automatic Start/Stop function, Brake Energy Regeneration, Electric Power Steering, 50:50 Weight Distribution and many other innovative technologies.
The comprehensive range of BMW ConnectedDrive features with numerous optional driver assistance systems, pioneering infotainment and unique connectivity. Systems such as the high-definition, full-colour BMW Head-Up Display, BMW Selective Beam, the intelligent emergency call with accident severity detection, optional BMW Night Vision with Dynamic light Spot, high-end Surround Sound system from Harmon Kardon and BMW apps define the benchmark in its Class.
The all-new BMW X6 comes with the M Sports Package as a standard which further accentuates its athletic appearance. Even the M-style car key arouses anticipation for a dynamic driving experience. Its striking air inlets on the front and the rear aprons, along with the tailpipe trim in high gloss chrome and pronounced side sills are perfectly complemented by the 19” double-spoke style light alloy wheels with mixed tyres.
The M Leather steering wheel features particularly convenient multi-function buttons and integrated gearshift paddles, while the door sill finishes with M logo. Comfort seats at the front in Dakota leather, Exclusive Nappa leather and BMW Individual extended fine-grain Merino leather upholstery are also available. The interior trim are available in American Oak, Fineline Stripe, Poplar Grain fine wood trim. This vigorous look is rounded off by the BMW Individual headliner in Anthracite.
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