Vote On Your Favorite Modern & Powerful German SUV

Interesting | April 17th, 2009 by 12
bmw x6 m comparison Vote On Your Favorite Modern & Powerful German SUV

In the next few months, all the media outlets – print and online, will write many articles comparing the recently released BMW X5 M and …

In the next few months, all the media outlets – print and online, will write many articles comparing the recently released BMW X5 M and X6 M to other similar models, such as Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG, Audi Q7 or the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S.

But we’re jumping ahead here and we will throw at you lots of numbers, technical specs and …..more numbers. At the end, since we care about what you think, we will give you the option to vote your favorite, modern or most powerful SUV….well, SAV and SAC if we’re being picky now.

All the data was compiled by Mr. CarGuy, so many thanks in advance.

BMW X5 M

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Brakes (Front) 15.6 inch rotors
Brakes (Rear) 15.2 inch rotors
Wheels 20 inch light-alloy M Sport wheels
Tires Front 275/40-20 Bridgestone
Tires Rear 315/35-20 Bridgestone
Front Suspension Double-wishbone front control arms
Rear Suspension Integral four-link rear axle
Drivetrain Layout Front Engine, AWD
Transmission 6 Speed M Sport Paddle-Shifted Automanual
Differential Electronic front and rear LSD
Engine Type: Direct injection BMW M Sport V8
Compression Ratio 9.30:1
Displacement 4.4 liters
Induction Twin Garett turbochargers, 21.0 PSI
Horsepower 555 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Torque 500 lb-ft. @ 1500 to 5650 rpm
Exterior Body Type 2 Door, 5 Seat SUV
Performance Acceleration 0-60 mph s: 4.5 seconds
Base Price: Aprox. $90,000


Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG

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Brakes F/R: ABS, vented disc/vented disc
Tires F-R: 295/45 R19, option: 295/40 R20
Driveline: All Wheel Drive
Engine Type: V8
Displacement cu in (cc): 383 (6208)
Power bhp (kW) at RPM: 503(375) / 6800
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM: 465(630) / 5200
Redline at RPM: 7200
Exterior Length × Width × Height in: 189.8 × 76.8 × 73.3
Weight lb (kg): 5093 (2312)
Performance Acceleration 0-62 mph s: < 5.0
Top Speed mph (km/h): 155 (250) (electronically limited)
Fuel Economy EPA city/highway mpg (l/100 km): 12/16 (n.a.)
Base Price: $85,500


Porsche Cayenne Turbo S

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Brakes 6 piston aluminum calipers front, 4 piston aluminum calipers rear
Wheels 21 in front/ 21 in rear
Tires 295/35 R 21
Drivetrain Layout Front Engine, AWD
Transmission 6 speed Tiptronic S
Steering Power-assisted (hydraulic)
Engine Displacement 4.8 liter Twin-Turbo V8
Horsepower 550 @ 6000 rpm
Torque 553 @ 2250 rpm
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Performance 0-60 mph 4.7 sec
Top Speed 174 mph
Curb Weight 5,192 lbs.
Base Price: $125,000


Audi Q7 V12 TDI

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Brakes F/R: ABS, vented disc/vented disc
Tires F-R: n.a.
Driveline: All Wheel Drive
Engine Type: Turbodiesel V12
Displacement cu in (cc): 362 (5934)
Power bhp (kW) at RPM: 500(373) / n.a.
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM: 738(1000) / 1750
Redline at RPM: n.a.
Exterior Length × Width × Height in: n.a.
Weight lb (kg): n.a.
Performance Acceleration 0-62 mph s: 5.5
Top Speed mph (km/h): 155 (250) – electronically limited
Fuel Economy EPA combined mpg (l/100 km): 20 (11.9)
Base Price: n.a.


BMW X6 M

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Brakes (Front) 15.6 inch rotors
Brakes (Rear) 15.2 inch rotors
Tires Front 275/40-20 Bridgestone
Tires Rear 315/35-20 Bridgestone
Wheels 20 inch light-alloy M Sport wheels
Rear Suspension Integral four-link rear axle
Front Suspension Double-wishbone front control arms
Drivetrain Layout Front Engine, AWD
Transmission 6 Speed M Sport Paddle-Shifted Automanual
Differential Electronic front and rear LSD
Engine Type: Direct injection BMW M Sport V8
Induction Twin Garett turbochargers, 21.0 PSI
Displacement 4.4 liters Torque 500 lb-ft. @ 1500 to 5650 rpm
Horsepower 555 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Compression Ratio 9.30:1
Exterior Body Type 2 Door, 4 Seat SUV
Performance Acceleration 0-60 mph 4.5 seconds
Base Price: Aprox. $95,000

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