The new BMW X6 xDrive50i is the luxury model of the series, with which the Munich carmaker wants to set new trends in the SUV market. Designed as a so-called Sports Activity Coupé, the BMW X6 will enjoy this targeted customers in sight, which combines the performance and the design of a BMW coupé with the comfort and seating position of an SUV. Was that the new, with a 407-hp 4.4-liter twin turbo engine equipped BMW X6 xDrive50i deliberately to the image and technology in its class carrier built, is part of the BMW philosophy. The new eight-cylinder BMW X6 engine with High Precision Injection is one of the best that modern engine technology can currently afford. Be sitting in the middle of block V8 twin supercharger minimizes the usual pressure losses, so the smooth rotating direct-injection almost ansatzlos depends on the gas and its maximum torque of 600 Nm between 1,750 and can already deploy 4,500 rpm. So fueled, the BMW X6 50i pulls with the support of the standard ZF six-speed automatic transmission is almost imperceptibly it in 6.2 seconds to accelerate from zero to 100 km / h for the two-ton truck while so impressive that you can even forget the shift paddles on the steering wheel. Less impressive, however the environmental performance of the BMW X6 xDrive50i, despite Brake Energy Regeneration, a decoupled air compressor and low-friction tires specified by BMW 12.5 liters of fuel per 100 km, can be reached at most under laboratory conditions. Although the new BMW X6 V8-powered car, the car fans will polarize even further: In terms of seating position, turning sensation and comfort on long journeys it can currently barely a vehicle a candle.