BMW M Performance for the X6

Neuwied, December 8, 2014

Just days ago, BMW had its steam hammers X5 M and X6 M at the Los Angeles Auto Show ( November 21 to 30 2014) presents. The two united by their drive: a 4.4-liter V8 provides an impressive 575 hp and 750 Nm of torque caused. Wrapped the power plants are in a sleek sports dress, which refers to the increased air requirement of the twin-turbo machinery especially with large nostrils respectively. But not everyone wants and needs absolutely a true " M" to happiness. So, BMW, initially for the X6, the look of the strongest model for the weaker arguments.

Aero package and lighter rims

For aerodynamics package includes a front splitter, rear diffuser and a rear spoiler in carbon, added tail fins and lateral Heckflaps in glossy black. On offer exterior mirror caps in carbon, like black front grille with black trim strips. On order are also 21-inch model in two-tone look, which, thanks to a special manufacturing process about 1.5 kilograms lighter than the standard wheels. A new stainless steel exhaust system with two chrome trapezoidal tailpipes to take care of a sporty sound thanks modified exhaust system.

New interior

LED door sill plates are for the interior of a brushed stainless steel finish with illuminated BMW M Performance lettering in the program ?? battery-operated, they can be easily retrofitted. Carbon strips and wrapped in carbon Steptronic gear selection switch together with M logo can set the tone. In addition, a steering wheel with Alcantara upholstery, 12 - clock - marking and carbon trim also be ordered, such as stainless steel pedals and a stainless steel footrest.

Power: Can it be something more?

Two Power Kits for xDrive30d and xDrive35i bring out more power. In diesel engines, the xDrive30d performance of 258 hp and 560 Nm grows to 277 hp and 585 Newton meters. Thanks to the performance syringe xDrive30d sprints in 6.5 seconds to 100 ?? the production model takes 0.2 seconds longer. The kit include a new control unit and a more efficient intercooler. 18-inch front discs are designed to improve the delay. When xDrive35i it after the cure 326 hp and 450 Newton meters ?? although the car was previously with 306 hp and 400 Newton meters not weak chest. The werksgedopte petrol sprints 5.9 down even half a second faster in the triple digits. For him, the engine should now respond more quickly to accelerate commands, as well as the exhaust and engine sound was pithy. A sports brake system with 19-inch lightweight brake discs, blue painted calipers along with printed M logo is also in the program.

BMW M Performance Drive Analyser

A nice gimmick is offered with the so-called " Drive Performance Analyser". It consists of an on-board diagnostic stick and an app for tablet or smartphone. All measured activities such as various engine data, speed and peak values ​​, current gear, accelerator and brake use or transverse accelerations are stored directly on the paired device and may be called again . (HD)