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2015 BMW X6 : Pricing and specifications

The second-generation BMW X6 has arrived in Australia with more equipment and improved performance countered by higher pricing.  BMW has not messed with the proportions, however, which remain part SUV and part coupe...

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2015 BMW X6 M : New performance SUV drops camouflage
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2015 BMW X6 M : New performance SUV drops camouflage

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped the most revealing images of the new BMW X6 M to date ahead of its anticipated unveiling later this year. The shots show the red X6 M prototype in seemingly production-ready form on public roads in Germany with only small sections of camouflage wrap disguising its front and rear bumpers, wing mirrors and side blades behind the front wheels...


2015 BMW X6 revealed
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2015 BMW X6 revealed

The 2015 BMW X6 has been officially revealed, marking the start of a new chapter for the car that created the luxury crossover coupe niche six years ago. The second-generation X6, revealed inside and out in leaked images just hours ago, will make its public debut in August before launching overseas and in Australia towards the end of 2014...


2015 BMW X6 : Photos of second-generation SUV leaked
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2015 BMW X6 : Photos of second-generation SUV leaked

What seem to be low-resolution versions of official press photos for the next-generation BMW X6 have leaked onto the internet. These photos show that the second generation of BMW's "sports activity coupe" will sport an evolutionary style update. While the new car's basic shape is carried over from the original, it has been melded with BMW's latest styling tropes, including headlights that blend into the company's dual kidney grille...


2015 BMW X6 M spy photos
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2015 BMW X6 M spy photos

Photos of the next-generation BMW X6 M have surfaced ahead of the car’s production commitment later next year. The all-new BMW X6 is likely to head for production at BMW‘s Spartanburg plant in South Carolina (USA) mid next year. The same factory that currently builds the X3 and X5. The new BMW X6 M will use the new BMW X5’s platform and is likely to maintain the current model’s 4...


BMW X6: first look at next-gen coupe-style SUV
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BMW X6: first look at next-gen coupe-style SUV

The second-generation BMW X6 has been spotted testing in near-production-ready prototype form for the first time. Expected to start production at BMW's Spartanburg plant in South Carolina in August 2014 alongside its X3, X4 and X5 siblings, the new BMW X6 should reach most international markets, including Australia, by 2015...


BMW X2 may not join X4 and X6 SUVs
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BMW X2 may not join X4 and X6 SUVs

A BMW X2 may not become reality despite the German car maker confirming it will expand its range of coupe-style SUVs with an X4 model. The BMW X4 is due in 2014 and will be based on the X3 mid-sized SUV, making it what the X6 is to the X5. A coupe version of the smaller BMW X1 (pictured below) is not a foregone conclusion, however, says the company...


BMW X6 M50d Review
Rating: 710 /10
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BMW X6 M50d Review

You could think of the BMW X6 M50d as a kind of 'M Diet' model. This is the first in a new range of so-called M Performance vehicles that, according to the German car maker, are essentially a “40 per cent” version of its core M models - not the full-sugar variety, but still aiming to deliver a good dynamic flavour...

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$157,000

BMW X6 controversial but successful, says car maker
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BMW X6 controversial but successful, says car maker

BMW has admitted its BMW X6 has been a controversial model, but says the coupe SUV has been vindicated by global sales and new upcoming rivals. The X6 caused a stir when it was introduced in 2008 with an aggressively designed shape that also incorporated a dramatically sloping roof that limited its practicality despite being bigger than the BMW X5 on which it was based...


BMW X6 M50d triple-turbo diesel heralds arrival of M Performance
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BMW X6 M50d triple-turbo diesel heralds arrival of M Performance

The BMW X6 M50d has arrived in Australia as the first in a wave of new M Performance vehicles that are essentially a diluted version of the German car maker’s high-power, flagship models. BMW says the M Performance models will fill a gap between the top end versions of its regular models and its renowned high-performance cars and SUVs produced by M Gmbh...


BMW X6 facelift unveiled ahead of mid-2012 launch
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BMW X6 facelift unveiled ahead of mid-2012 launch

BMW has released official images of the updated version of its flagship SUV – the BMW X6 – which will land in Australia in the middle of 2012. The big news for the upgraded, 2012 BMW X6 is the addition of the new X6 M50d variant, which comes under the brand’s recently revealed BMW M Performance Automobiles range. The X6 M50d will be powered by a 3...


BMW X5 and X6 M50d triple-turbo SUVs revealed
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BMW X5 and X6 M50d triple-turbo SUVs revealed

BMW Australia will launch two high-performance SUVs with triple-turbo diesel engines around the middle of this year. The German luxury sports manufacturer has taken the wraps off the first three vehicles in its new M Performance Automobiles range: the X5 M50d, X6 M50d and the 5-Series-based M550d. All three will officially debut at the 2012 Geneva motor show in March...


Audi confirms crossover coupe to rival BMW X6
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Audi confirms crossover coupe to rival BMW X6

Volkswagen’s design boss has confirmed Audi will produce a crossover coupe to go head-to-head with the BMW X6. Volkswagen Group design director Walter de’Silva told Automotive News Europe Audi has given the green light to production of the new SUV, which is expected to be called the Audi Q6...


BMW X6 M50d video sneak peek
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BMW X6 M50d video sneak peek

BMW has released a teaser video of what could be the first ever diesel-powered M production car. The clip – titled ‘A new chapter powered by M. Step 1.’ – shows a hazy BMW X6 carving up the road. The tell-tale sign that is no ordinary M car is the badge on the boot, which, despite being heavily pixelated, clearly ends in a ‘d’ – BMW’s designation for its diesel-powered vehicles...


2012 BMW X6 facelift spy shots
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2012 BMW X6 facelift spy shots

BMW has been spotted testing a prototype version of the new facelifted 2012 BMW X6 out in public. The revised SUV will feature mild styling tweaks including new headlights and a new front apron and grille fascia, as well as a rumoured additional variant called the xDrive50d, with a large and powerful diesel engine...


2011 BMW X6 xDrive30d on sale in Australia
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2011 BMW X6 xDrive30d on sale in Australia

BMW Australia has expanded its luxury sports crossover line-up with the introduction of an entry-level diesel model to the BMW X6 range: the BMW X6 xDrive30d. The launch of the X6 xDrive30d means the BMW X6 range now starts at $109,900 (manufacturer’s list price, excluding government and dealer charges)...


Mercedes-Benz MLC-Class to rival BMW X6: report
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Mercedes-Benz MLC-Class to rival BMW X6: report

Mercedes-Benz is apparently thinking of bringing out a new Mercedes-Benz MLC-Class sports SUV to rival the BMW X6. According to a report by Auto Bild in Germany, Mercedes-Benz has seen this segment of vehicle is a popular choice for buyers, with successful sales being reported of the BMW X6 and high sales expected of the new Range Rover Evoque...


2011 BMW X6 xDrive30d available in Australia
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2011 BMW X6 xDrive30d available in Australia

BMW has announced the arrival of the 2011 BMW X6 xDrive30d to the Australian market. Due to popular demand, BMW Australia has had no choice but the bring the favourable 3.0-litre turbo diesel engine into the BMW X6 lineup. According to BMW Australia, over half of the BMW X5 SUVs sold in the country are fitted with the 3.0-litre diesel engine...


Audi Q6 SUV coupe to take on BMW X6: report
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Audi Q6 SUV coupe to take on BMW X6: report

The BMW X6 has always been referred to in automotive circles as the answer to the question that nobody asked, but according to reports out of Germany, Audi may be working on its own answer to that question. Dubbed the Audi Q6, the vehicle would slot in between the smaller Q5 soft-roader and the full-size Q7 SUV, and would compete directly with BMW’s so-called ‘Sports Activity Coupe’...


2011 BMW X6 to get five-seat option in second half of 2011
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2011 BMW X6 to get five-seat option in second half of 2011

UPDATED February 16 with comment from BMW Australia. BMW has announced a number of revisions for the BMW X5 and BMW X6 ranges. The biggest highlight for the X6 is the option of a rear centre seat, making the high-riding four-door coupe a genuine five-seater. The rear-seat option will be available on all overseas models except the ActiveHybrid model (not sold in Australia) from April...


BMW X6 M Review
Rating: 610 /10
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BMW X6 M Review

Location: Phillip Island Circuit, Victoria High-end watch company Hublot is all about the Big Bang, one of the world’s hottest selling watches, and yes, its very big and very impressive. So to is BMW’s latest M car, the monster powered Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) the X6 M, the Big Bang of the SUV world, if you will...

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$111,400

BMW X6 M arrives, X5 M coming in January
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BMW X6 M arrives, X5 M coming in January

As revealed by CarAdvice in September, BMW Australia has enhanced its high-performance range with the arrival of the X6 M. To be joined by the X5 M in January 2010, the head of BMW Group Australia, Stavros Yallouridis, said the new power couple would set new standards in the high-powered SUV market...


BMW X6 Hybrid on the way
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BMW X6 Hybrid on the way

I wonder if there’s a car out there that’s part beefy crossover, part luxury sedan, and part hot hatch, and on top of all this good for the environment too? That’s right, someone asked the question this time, so no jokes about the new BMW ActiveHybrid X6 being the motoring world’s oxymoronic rhetorical answer...


BMW X6 M and X5 M set for Australian debut
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BMW X6 M and X5 M set for Australian debut

BMW Australia has announced the official pricing and specifications for its new X6 M, which is due to arrive in showrooms this December. This latest addition to the M division line-up will be priced from $179,900 and will represent the pinnacle of the X6 Sports Activity Coupé range...


BMW X6 M Review
Rating: 610 /10
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BMW X6 M Review

In many respects, the BMW X6 is impossible to classify. With respect to its dimensions, it’s an SUV, plain and simple. By Mark Hacking, Atlanta, Georgia Further proof; it’s built on the same platform as the X5, and that’s an SUV, right? However, the X6 has a coupe-like shape and BMW steadfastly refuses to refer to it as an SUV...

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BMW X6 outsells Porsche Cayenne
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BMW X6 outsells Porsche Cayenne

BMW’s segment busting X6 Sports Activity Coupé has proved a niche sales hit for the company, outselling its German import rival the Porsche Cayenne. In ten months, 545 of the crossover BMWs have been delivered in Australia, highlighting its customer appeal...


2009 BMW X5 M and X6 M revealed
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2009 BMW X5 M and X6 M revealed

In standard guise, the BMW X5 and especially its controversial X6 sibling are already very rapid and surprisingly agile, questioning not only the necessity of an M-division variant but also whether it was even possible to improve their performance. It seems subtlety is not part of the M-division vocabulary, engineering its new X5 M and X6 M flagship models to extraordinary heights, beginning with the engine...


2009 BMW X6 Review & Road Test
Rating: 610 /10
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2009 BMW X6 Review & Road Test

Model Tested: 2009 BMW X6 xDrive50i 4.4-litre, twin-turbo V8, six-speed automatic, sport activity coupe - $146,000 (RRP) CarAdvice Rating: Words by Alborz Fallah Photography by Tristan Schoonens A few years ago when someone mentioned the idea of a sports utility vehicle being fun to drive, I'd spend hours arguing that making a sports car and making a big family "mum's car" is not a process that can be combined...

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BMW X6 M spied winter testing
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BMW X6 M spied winter testing

As manufacturers continue to take advantage of the winter months in northern Scandinavia, the latest model to be spied in the freezing conditions is the highly anticipated BMW X6 M variant. While BMW has still not officially acknowledged an M-division model based on the X6 - unlike the X5 M which was treated to an official spy teaser - these images clearly show the model is definitely in development...


BMW X6 wins German Four by Four of the Year
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BMW X6 wins German Four by Four of the Year

The new BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupé has won German magazine Off-Road's ‘Four by Four of the Year 2009’ in the Crossover category. Many of the attributes that helped win the X6 this prestigious award are those reflected in CarAdvice's very own review including outstanding driving dynamics, coupé-like styling, high levels of grip and driving pleasure...