The BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupé created a new market segment when it was launched in 2008, more than 150,000 X6 vehicles have been sold worldwide in just three years – proving the popularity of this unique vehicle which has set a trend in the automotive industry, and has now been upgraded with the new model arriving in the showrooms of Alfardan Automobiles – The Official Importer of BMW Group in Qatar.
The new BMW X6 includes a number of exterior changes, enhancing the athletic appearance of BMW’s original Sports Activity Coupé. A new front end with a wider chrome frame and revised bars on the large kidney grille and fog lights, set towards the edge of the car, highlight its wide track and stable road-holding.
As an alternative to the standard bi-xenon lights, Adaptive LED headlights – a modern interpretation of BMW’s twin circular headlights – are now available as an option complementing the new front end.
At the rear is a revised red light cluster, enhancing the lines of the car with two horizontal LED Glowing Bars, further emphasising the width of the vehicle. In addition, a raised powerdome bonnet appears on the new X6 giving the car a more aggressive and sportier look.
A host of new colour and trim options are available including three new metallic paint colours: Marrakech Brown, Orion Silver and Midnight Blue – and two new upholstery trims: Ivory White Exclusive Nappa Leather and Vermillion Red Nevada leather. This new look BMW X6 is completed with bi-colour double spoke design 20 inch alloy wheels.
With the market launch of the new BMW X6, the combination of sporty elegance of a large BMW Coupé with the powerful presence of an X model is raised to a new level. All new BMW X6 models also make use of BMW’s EfficientDynamics technology innovations that make the car more agile and dynamic.
The petrol engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology available for the BMW X6 deliver impressive pulling power and low fuel consumption figures. The V8 engine of the BMW X6 xDrive50i delivers 407 hp, while in the BMW X6 xDrive35i an in-line 6-cylinder petrol engine with 306 hp.
Offering even greater performance, BMW M GmbH, the specialists for high-performance sports cars, will also introduce the BMW X6M. Powered by a V8 TwinPower Turbo engine, With an acceleration rate of 5.3 seconds for the sprint from zero to 100 km/h, the new BMW X6M delivers 555 hp in addition to receiving styling changes such as Aluminium brake callipers in metallic blue with M logo. It also becomes the first BMW M model to include Adaptive LED Headlights as standard and gains a Powerdome bonnet enhancing its athletic stance.
Its attractive equipment package includes 20-inch M light alloy wheels in double spoke design and bi-colour, adaptive LED headlamps, BMW Individual high-gloss Shadow Line, black surrounds for the fog lights and M door sill cover strips. The striking accentuations for the exterior are supplemented with a sporty interior ambience.
Features here include the comfort seats with electrical adjustment and memory function, M specific Merino leather in a new Mugello red or black, M leather steering wheel with shift paddles, M driver footrest, stainless steel pedals, and the BMW Individual roof liner in anthracite.
Dynamic Performance Control is a standard feature in all versions of the BMW X6 as an element of the intelligent all-wheel drive system xDrive. This gives greater precision to the electronically controlled power distribution to optimise driving stability, traction and dynamic performance.
There are also numerous BMW ConnectedDrive optional driver assistance technology features for enhanced comfort and safety in the new BMW X6, including: rear-view camera; Surround View. In addition, the new BMW X6 comes with a full colour Head-Up Display as an option which projects driving-related information onto the windscreen within the driver’s direct field of view.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Mohamed Kandeel, General Manager, Alfardan Automobiles said: “We are pleased to welcome the new BMW X6 at Alfardan Automobiles showrooms, The exterior design of the new X6 had is more sporty and aggressive, and the interior more luxurious and comfortable, and we are confident that the new X6 will achieve all the desired success in here in Qatar, As X6 is one of the most successful BMW models that enjoys continuous demand since its launch in 2008, making it one of the most popular models for the enthusiasts of BMW.”
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