During the Moscow International Motor Show, which kicks off in August this year, an official debut kupeobraznogo crossover BMW X6 second generation, and in December the new product goes on sale.
Despite the fact that the presentation of the car is scheduled for the end of summer, the basic information about the new BMW X6 is already declassified, so pre-acquainted with the crossover can now in our review.
So, the model has preserved recognizable exterior compartment, but has acquired a modified radiator grille, new bumpers and other optics, which moved with slight modifications for the novelty of a new generation with X5 crossover debuted earlier.
The car is slightly increased in size, and now its length is 490.9 centimeters (3.2 cm), width increased to 198.9 cm (0.6 cm) and a height of up to 170.2 cm (3.3 cm ).
Not only changed the wheelbase length and height clearance, are respectively 293.3 and 21.2 centimeters.
Despite the increase in size, curb weight of the vehicle has decreased by about 40 kg, helped by the use of design patterns more aluminum, thermoplastic and magnesium.
Quintuple BMW X6 crossover interior its design is exactly the same third-generation X5 interior with all its advantages and disadvantages.
One has only to note that the luggage compartment news increased its volume by 10 liters – to 580 liters per minute, the normal state.
In addition, if you fold back the rear row of seats, which are formed in a ratio of 40:20:40, the luggage compartment capacity can be increased to 1525 liters.
At the initial stage of sales BMW X6 2018-2019 model year will be available with three powertrains to choose from.
XDrive 30d version will be equipped with diesel 6-cylinder 3-liter turbocharged engine, developing 258 horsepower and 560 Newton meters of maximum torque.
Sport modification M50d gets the same engine, but with a triple turbocharging, providing an increase in power to 381 horsepower and torque to 740 Newton-meters.
The top petrol version xDrive 50i is equipped with 8-cylinder 4.4-liter V-shaped engine with twin-turbo with 450 horsepower and a maximum torque of 650 Newton meters, which will provide novelty acceleration from zero to the first “hundred” in just 4, 8 seconds.
All engines meet the requirements of environmental standards Euro-6 and will be paired only with an automatic 8-band transmission ZF.
In 2018-2019, the year of gamma motor BMW X6 second generation filled up with a 6-cylinder 306 hp petrol unit (option xDrive 35i) and 6-cylinder 313-horsepower turbocharged diesel engine (version xDrive 40d).
At the heart of the new BMW X6 is the platform of the third-generation X5.
The front of the new items is equipped with a two-lever independent suspension and aft received multi-link construction firm Integral V.
As an option offered to the Germans rear air suspension with self-leveling trim that is standard in the high-end versions of the car.
Also, as an option will be available to the active anti-roll and the adaptive shock.
In the Russian market the new crossover will be presented only in all-wheel drive variant.
Note that the standard on BMW X6 new generation will include fog lights, alloy 19-inch wheels, bi-xenon headlights, rear lights in LED elements, ventilated disc brakes, power tailgate, electromechanical power steering, enhanced security package, 2 -zone climate control and leather interior.
Russian price of BMW X6 crossover kupepodobnogo 2018-2019 model year is not yet known, it promised to announce in August at the Moscow Motor Show.