New BMW X6 available in South Africa

Bmw 2012 X6 Front

The new BMW X6 is now available in South Africa and features a wide range of design and equipment modifications. The BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupé now includes the new M50d in the range alongside familiar models such as the xDrive40d, xDrive35i , xDrive30d, xDrive50i and the X6 M.

New BMW X6 range introduces M performance diesel model

The new X6 makes use of BMW’s TwinPower Turbo Technology which contributes to pulling power and helps achieve improved fuel consumption figures. The X6 xDrive50i features a 4.4-litre V8 petrol engine that delivers 300kW of power with a maximum torque figure of 600Nm available at between 1 750 and 4 500rpm. Overall fuel consumption is rated at 12.5-litres/100km with a CO2 emissions figure of 292g/km. 0-100km/h is achieved in 5.4 seconds with a top speed of 250km/h.

The xDrive40d is equipped with a 3.0-litre, six-cylinder diesel engine that produces 225kW with a maximum torque figure of 600Nm available between 1 500 and 2 500rpm. Fuel consumption is rated at 7.5-litres/100km with a CO2 emissions rating of 198g/km. The 0-100km/h sprint is done in 6.5 seconds with a top speed of 236km/h.

The xDrive35i is fitted with a 3.0-litre, six-cylinder petrol engine that develops 225kW with a maximum torque figure of 400Nm available between 1 200 and 5 000rpm. It will reach a top speed of 240km/h with a 0-100km/h sprint time of 6.7 seconds. Fuel consumption is rated at 10.1-litres/100km with a CO2 emissions rating of 236g/km.

The new BMW M Performance X6 M50d features a newly developed 3.0-litre in-line 6-cylinder diesel engine that produces 280kW with an impressive maximum torque figure of 740Nm available at between 2 000 and 3 000rpm. The top speed for this model is 250km/h and will sprint to 100km/h in 5.3 seconds. Fuel consumption is rated at 7.7-litres/100km with a CO2 emissions figure of 204g/km. The X6 M model delivers 408kW from its V8 engine and is mated to a 6-speed M Sport automatic transmission. All other models make use of an 8-speed sports transmission with shift paddles mounted on the steering wheel.

New BMW X6 boasts new advanced features

The new BMW X6 features ‘precisely modified details’ which include re-positioned fog lights set in matt finish surrounds, a revised BMW kidney grille and optional adaptive LED headlamps (bi-xenon headlamps standard). Adaptive LED headlights are fitted as standard on the X6 M. New horizontally aligned LED lights are also found on the rear-end. The standard Navada leather trim is now also available in Vermilion Red.

Standard features for the new BMW X6 include two non-metallic and eight metallic paint finishes. 19-inch alloy wheels come standard for the new X6 while the xDrive 50i now features a new double spoke design in bi-colour. Optional 20-inch alloy wheels in Y-spoke bi-colour design are also available. Exclusive Nappa leather is available as an option in either Black or Ebony White. The four-seater X6 can also include a three-seater rear bench as an option. Luggage space is estimated at 570 litres that can be extended to 1 450 litres by folding down the rear seats.

The optional M Sport Edition is also offered for the new X6 and includes 20-inch M light alloy wheels, adaptive LED headlamps, BMW Individual high-gloss Shadow Line, black fog light surrounds and M door sill cover strips. The interior benefits from electrically adjustable sports seats with memory function, M-specific Alacantara/Nappa leather combination with contrasting stitching, M leather steering wheel with shift paddles, M driver footrest, stainless steel pedals, Aluminium Flywheel black interior strips and the BMW Individual roof liner in anthracite.

New BMW X6 Price

BMW X6 xDrive35i R 790 500
BMW X6 xDrive40d R 847 000
BMW X6 xDrive50i R 978 500
BMW X6 M50d R 1 057 000
BMW X6 M R 1 398 528