The X series of the BMW line of cars are always greeted with glares and awe. While you will most likely be used to seeing X5s and X3s on the road, the X6 which is the higher range of it all would definitely make you think you will want one if you can. Such is the nature of the X series from BMW. One look at the X6 gives you the impression that this is a fast car which is superior in design as well as in terms of space and storage.
The performance of the car comes through where the BMW X6 xDrive50i is fitted with the V8 direct injection twin turbocharged 4.4 liter engine. The all aluminum engine is where you will experience the 408 horsepower between 5,500rpm and 6,400rpm, and 600Nm of torque between 1,800rpm and 4,500rpm. Another variant of the X6 is the BMW X6 xDrive 35i where it is fitted with a 3.0 liter twin turbocharged inline 6 cylinders which are also used in the 135i and 335i respectively. This version gives you up to 300 horsepower between 5,800rpm and 6250rpm, and a peak torque of 400Nm between 1,400rpm and 5.000rpm.
The xDrive system is an all wheel drive system which comes with Dynamic Performance Control which typically is a torque vectoring system that varies the distribution of forces between the rear tires. The Integrated Chassis Management controls the handling system of the car which accommodates any differences in driving behavior and conditions. Adaptive Drive is used where anti-roll bars and dampers are adopted to control the body roll of the car.
The car comes with large storage space where you can adjust the luggage compartments while standard fittings include safety systems like 3-point inertia-reel seat belts, front and side airbags as well. The iDrive system of the X6 in included for navigation of music, traffic and communications. Sold for RM698,800, the car comes with standard BMW inclusive + repair services as well. One look at the X6 will give you the futuristic impression of the car and the persona of the driver as technologically inclined and modern and hence this is a car not for the faint hearted for sure.