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2020 BMW X5 M, X6 M revealed

BMW M has unveiled the latest addition to its range of fire-breathing SUVs, whipping the covers from the X5 M, X6 M and their aggressive 'Competition' counterparts. Power in the biggest M SUVs comes from a 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine outputting 441kW and 750Nm, while Competition variants employ the same engine but bump peak power to 460kW...

2020 BMW X6 pricing and specs

BMW Australia has released pricing and specifications for the new-generation X6 'Sports Activity Coupe', with first deliveries to commence before the end of the year. Three models will be available from launch, one diesel and two petrol, commanding between $4000 and $9000 more than the equivalent X5...

2020 BMW X6: Initial details

BMW Australia has confirmed the initial line-up for the all-new X6 SUV coupe, ahead of its sales launch during the fourth quarter of this year. Pricing and specifications are still to be announced, but we know the X6 will launch with three variants – xDrive30d, xDrive40i and M50i xDrive...

BMW X5, X6 and X7 tow rating upped to 3.5 tonnes

BMW has its sights set on grey nomads, with a factory-fit package boosting the towing capacity of its X5 and X7 to 3500kg. The option costs $2500 and must be installed at the factory, meaning owners will need to tick the right boxes to utilise their car's full braked-towing capacity. An Australian tongue, electrical connector and tow ball adds another $700 to the option price...

CarAdvice podcast 160: Mike Costello's Suzuki Jimny mingles with the big boys

On the podcast this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey. In car news, Evie Networks is planning an EV charge station expansion for Australia, Europe has mandated EV sound generators, the 2020 Land Rover Defender specs have been leaked, and the 2020 BMW X6 and Mercedes-AMG A45 and CLA45 have been revealed...

2020 BMW X6 revealed, here Q4

BMW has revealed the third-generation X6 SUV Coupe, ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September. In terms of the design, it’s very much like the related X5 from the B-pillar forward, but gets a completely new design further back – the X6 does, however, premiere the option of an illuminated front grille...

2020 BMW X6 spied inside and out

Both the interior and exterior of the third-generation BMW X6 have been photographed at the Nurburgring ahead of the car's launch. As we expected the X6's dashboard, door panels, digital instrumentation screen, touchscreen infotainment unit, and climate controls are carried over from the X5. Final trim and colour choices may differ between the two vehicles, though...

2020 BMW X5 M, X6 M leaked

The upcoming BMW X5 and X6 M have been leaked ahead of launch, revealing their aggressive styling and carbon-fibre detailing. Following in the footsteps of the new X3 M and X4 M, the bigger SUV twins will be offered in regular M or more aggressive M Competition guise...

BMW Australia initiates second phase of Takata recall - UPDATE

BMW Australia has announced it will be commencing the next phase of its Takata airbag recall work this month, detailing a staggered repair schedule over the coming year. UPDATE, 6/12/18: The contents of the table originally provided were inaccurate. We have updated the initiation schedule below...

BMW recalls 1.6 million diesels globally over fire risk

BMW has extended a safety recall for diesel vehicles across various model lines over a potential fire risk – now affecting around 268,000 units in the UK and 1.6 million globally. According to the Bavarian marque, the fault could see the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler can leak glycol liquid, which could result in "smoldering particles" when combined with high temperatures in the EGR modules and "typical soot particles"...

2020 BMW X6 M spied

Photographers have snapped a BMW X6 M prototype for the first time, giving us an early look at the all-new performance SUV flagship. Despite the heavy camouflage, we can see the main areas where the M version of the next-gen X6 will differ from its lesser siblings...