New BMW X6 M first seen on testsOctober 4, 2018
BMW has begun road tests of the X6 M sports crossover of the new generation. Spy car photos published edition of Autocar. According to them, the premiere of the car will be held next year. The model can be shown to the public in April 2019 at the Shanghai Auto Show. Production of new items will be adjusted at the concern plant in Spartanburg (South Carolina).
The design of the crossover resembles the X4. From the predecessor of the X6 M will be different bumpers, large wheel arches, other air intakes and a new grille. Photos of the cabin has not yet been shown.
The new X6 M will get a 4.4-liter V8 petrol engine. Power of the unit can exceed 600 hp for comparison, the current generation of the crossover is completed with a 4.0-liter V8 engine. Power unit is 567 horsepower. With this engine, acceleration to 100 km per hour is 4.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 250 km per hour.
The novelty will be built on the CLAR platform. The design of the front suspension crossover used double wishbone, and behind – a multi-link solution. Drive – full, with multi-plate clutch in the drive of the front wheels. Also for the car will be available air suspension front and rear axle. The motor range of the standard X6 version of the new generation will include gasoline and diesel engines with a return from 249 to 450 hp.