Dream Cars: BMW X6 M
One of the prominent automobile manufacturers of our time BMW is credited with developing some amazing piece of automobile engineering. Bayerische Motoren Werek AG or BMW is a German automobile manufacturing company founded in 1917. BMW is renowned world over for their luxurious, high performing and reliable every day dream cars and is one of the major players in the luxury cars market. BMW X6 M first debuted in 2008 and is a midsized luxury crossover marketed by BMW as “Sports Activity Coupe”. It is a cross between an SUV and a coupe offering best of both the worlds in a neat and powerful package.
Design of BMW X6 M is definitely unique and truly sets it apart from other dream cars. The crossover between SUV and Coupe is distinct offering it an aggressive and mean image. It features sleek and bold lines running throughout the length of the car. The dramatic sloping roof along the rear gives it a distinct Coupe look. On the other hand its high ground clearance and huge tires lends the car all the characteristics of a true SUV. BMW X6 M is truly a rare combination of SUV and coupe offering off-road ability of SUV along with the nimbleness and performance of Coupe. Some prominent exterior features include built-in rear and front bumper, split frontal air intakes, traditional kidney-shaped grille, and repositioned fog lamps. Features at the rear include diffuser, high boot lid, prominent wheel arches and strong horizontal lines lending a muscular and beefy look to the overall styling.
The interior of BMW X6 M is luxurious and sporty and can easily seat four. The cabin space is generous and airy providing enough shoulder room and head room. It features a sporty steering wheel with gear shift paddles. The center console features knee pads along with housing iDrive control unit, electronic gear selector and hand brake. The seats are sporty, adjustable and comfortable offering a commanding driving position. Other prominent convenience and entertainment features include heated front seat, Onboard Navigation system with real-time Traffic Alerts, HD Radio, On-board Computer and Controller, Premium Hi Fidelity 16-speaker Sound System.
Power in this gentle beast is produced by 4.4 liter 32-valve twin turbocharged V8 engine with High Precision Direct Injection producing 555 HP @ 6000 rpm and a peak torque of 501 ft-pd @ 1500 rpm. It is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.3 sec and has an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. The engine is mated to a 6-speed M Sport Automatic Transmission with Adaptive Transmission Control (ATC). Other prominent performance and safety features include Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Brake Fade Compensation, Start-Off Assistant, Brake Drying, Dynamic Brake Control, Dynamic Performance Control, M calibrated Torque Vectoring, Hill Descent Control (HDC), 4-Wheel BMW M anti-lock ventilated disc brakes, M Servotronic power steering and Electrohydraulic parking brake with Auto Hold.
BMW X6 M is a unique vehicle and in a league of its own. Its revolutionary design combines the dynamic design of a coupe and versatility of a SUV. It is perfect for people looking for an everyday performance car coupled with off road ability. BMW X6 M is priced at $ 104,995 making it an expensive dream car but the revolutionary design and incredible performance makes it a worthy buy , a must have for any car enthusiast in their garage.