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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...

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Time Machine Tuesday: 30 October, 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 30 October, 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of October 30 in years past...


2020 BMW X6 M spied
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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...


2017 BMW X5M, X6M Black Fire Editions arrive in Australia
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2017 BMW X5M, X6M Black Fire Editions arrive in Australia

BMW's blacked-out X5 M and X6 M specials will go on sale in Australia from October, following their international unveiling earlier this year. The new style-focused BMW X5 M Black Fire Edition and BMW X6 M Black Fire Edition models will come to Australia in a very limited number, with just 15 slots allocated to the X5 M and 10 to the X6 M...


BMW X5 M, X6 M Black Fire Editions revealed, local arm keen
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BMW X5 M, X6 M Black Fire Editions revealed, local arm keen

The BMW X5 M and X6 M Black Fire Editions have been revealed this week, bringing a range of black-themed enhancements to the super-SUV pair. Available in overseas markets from August, the Black Fire Editions of the X5 M and X6 M gain exterior changes like Sapphire Black metallic paint, carbon-fibre mirror caps, 21-inch forged M alloy wheels in black, and black chrome trim for the double kidney front grille...


Aqua is back, baby!
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Aqua is back, baby!

You guys, have you noticed? Aqua is back. No, I’m not talking about the shit band from the 2000s that had the hit about Barbie. I’m talking about the colour. On cars, specifically. In even more specific terms, car brands are seemingly embracing the idea that not all cars have to be black, white, grey or silver, though the targeting is very much where you’d expect it – at the younger buyer group, the ones who aren't going to be spending more than about $40,000 on a car...


2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M Review
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2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M Review

The monstrous BMW X5 M and X6 M twins-under-the-skin defy convention in the best kind of way...


BMW X5 M and X6 M launched: Pricing, specifications and sales
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BMW X5 M and X6 M launched: Pricing, specifications and sales

The equal most powerful and single most torque-rich regular production BMWs that money can buy launched in Australia this week. The second-generation X5 M and X6 M have touched down, priced from (a few grand higher than before) $185,900 and $194,700 plus on-road costs starting prices respectively...


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...


Audi SQ5 TDI confirmed for 2013, new petrol variant rumoured
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Audi SQ5 TDI confirmed for 2013, new petrol variant rumoured

The Audi SQ5 TDI, the German manufacturer's first S-branded SUV and first S-branded diesel, has been confirmed for Australia. First revealed at the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hour race in June, Audi Australia's Shaun Cleary confirmed to CarAdvice that the Audi SQ5 TDI, powered by a 230kW/650Nm twin-turbocharged direct fuel injection 3...


BMW X6 M Review
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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...


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 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
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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...


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...


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...


BWM X6 M spy photos
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BWM X6 M spy photos

Last week we brought you spy photos of the hybrid version of the new BMW X6, and now we caught what is believed to be the M version of the newest entry in the BMW lineup. Although BMW still won’t confirm the M version of the X6, the side vents and dual exhaust on each side give away the true identity of this not-so-mild-mannered X6...