BMW has officially announced that its facelifted X6 for 2013 model year will go on sale globally this spring. So what’s the matter? Well, here is the big news from BMW.
In the previous report, it has been known that there will be an introduction of the diesel- powered X6 M50d of the M Performance series. The other big news from this Sports Activity Coupe is that this vehicle has got a subtle styling updates which include a fresh package of headlamps.
We’ve been following the development of the facelifted X6 through our scoop section for a while now and today, BMW officially revealed the 2013 model year version that goes on sale worldwide this spring.
From the outside, the 2013 X6 sports new exterior paints such as the Marrakesh Brown metallic added with the Vermilion Red and Ivory White leather upholsteries and new alloy wheel as the optional.
The same engine range is retained for the 2013 model year, including the xDrive50i which comes with a 4.4 liter turbocharged V8, producing output of 400 hp and the xDrive35i sported by a 3.0 liter turbocharged inline- six, spawning output of 300 ponies. Either 4.4 liter or 3.0 liter is coupled to an eight- speed automatic transmission.
As the US market will not get the X6 M50d, the automaker has prepared an M Performance Package for the States which complete the power by 15 hp and 30 lb- ft of torque in the X6 xDrive35i, while in the X6 xDrive50i the package adds 40 hp and 30 lb- ft of torque.
Apart of the engine updates, the M Package also brings 20-inch light alloy wheels, black chrome exhaust tips, stainless steel pedals, M footrest and door sills, shadowline exterior trim, anthracite headliner, and optional Carbon Black metallic paint.
On the other hand, in Europe the automaker will offer the updated X6 with a couple of 3.0 liter turbocharged inline- six diesel engine, delivering output of 245bhp on the xDrive30d and 306bhp on the xDrive40d.
Just wait and see the appearance of the updated BMW X6 in March at the Geneva Motor Show.
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