2013 BMW X6M review by The Truth About The Cars.
The 27 minutes long road test gives us a complete look at the M model with xDrive. Since its introduction as a 2010 model, the BMW X6M looks have been polarizing. Why would you want a 5300 lbs Sport Ute that has less utility than an X5 and costs more? Good question but clearly some prefer the sportier look with less passenger room.
In the U.S. sales have been satisfactory and the X6 M came to compete in a niche with the also powerful Porsche Cayenne Turbo S. We first had the opportunity to drive the X6 M back at the Road Atlanta race track in summer of 2009.
A quick refresher, BMW X5 M and X6 M are powered by a tuned up 4.4 liter V8 M engine delivering 555 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 500 lb-ft of torque from 1,500 to 5,650 rpm. The engine uses the twin-scroll twin turbo technology with High Precision Direct Injection. By positioning the twin-scroll turbochargers together with the catalytic converters in the “V” section between the cylinders, it minimizes the turbo lag and offers better fuel efficiency.
Next generation BMW X6M is rumored to have a higher power output, similar to the new M5 and M6 with Competition Package.
Here is the video review: