German tuner, G-Power, just took the veils off their latest creation – a Typhoon wide body kit for the 2016 BMW X6 M. The Typhoon name is already quite familiar to E71 X6 M owners who were looking for a drastic change in design along with a power upgrade.
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The new X6 M uses a revised version of the S63 engine though and thus it’s capable of putting out more power. The 4.4-liter V8 twin-turbo mill can now send 575 HP and 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) of torque to all four corners of the car in stock guise. However, the G-Power crew decided some changes were needed. Therefore, they claim that their kit can take the output of the car up to 750 HP and 980 Nm (723 lb-ft) of torque, numbers worthy of supercar status. The old S63 units were taken up to 725 HP by comparison.
According to G-Power, the development process took 12 months to complete and the end result was the outcome of tedious work that aimed not only to improve the performance of the car but also its aerodynamics and looks. The exterior kit is comprised of muscular wheel arch flares that extend the width of the X6 M by several centimeters, a new front bumper with larger air vents that deliver 20 percent more air to the upgraded coolers, while the spoiler element reduces lift over the front axle.
The ‘Venturi’ bonnet has big air scoops and bulges that set it apart in every way from anything else on the road. Furthermore, the air scoops actually work in conjunction with the front bumper intakes to create a ‘dynamic venting’ system whose increased under bonnet cooling airflow speeds up hot air extraction, according to G-Power. New side skirts and 102 millimeter tailpipes complete the package, which turns the bruiser BMW into a proper beast.
The power increase was obtained by replacing the stock turbochargers with bigger ones, changing the exhaust system and the ECU map, all for the best performance combined with long term reliability. Unfortunately, no numbers for the 0-60 mph sprint were given but the tuner claims that the SAC can now reach 300 km/h (196 mph) and complete the quarter mile in 11.5 seconds.