The BMW X6 dates back to the year 2007 and within a decade the Bavaria carmakers have presented 2017 BMW X6. That leaves only one question to be answered; how drastic will the change be. As the car is still pretty much fresh and packs many features that are still up to the mark, no major change should be expected in this coupe. However it is possible that some thought will be given to improve car handling and better output from powertrain for high fuel efficiency. Style quotient has never been a cause of concern for BMW and loyal fans will not be disappointed this time around either.
2017 BMW X6: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Speak of BMW and the first exterior design element that flashes in minds of people is its double kidney grille. Going by the looks, 2017 BMW X6 looks extremely sporty and well designed because of the aforementioned grille. The fog lights and headlamps have also been widened for better visibility. Rear portion has also gone wider and has two air vents. Alloy wheels measuring 19 and 20 inches sports star, V and Y spokes which gives a few options for wheels.
There is adaptive headlight using LED technology whose illuminating intensity can be controlled from low beam to BMW select beam. Brake lights have what the manufacturers call L shape LED lights.
- 2017 BMW X6 has Navigation system with i drive touch controller that helps in using real time traffic information or RTTI. A large 10.25 inch LCD color display is used for controlling navigation system.
- Another feature known as Driving Assistant Plus is packaged with Lane departure warning and active cruise control system that with stop & go function. This system maintains ample distance from the cars ahead even at speed levels of 130 mph.
- BMW night vision has the ability of spotting any person or an animal from a distance. This is done with an infrared camera positioned under the kidney grille. The camera transmits the image taken directly to control display. Instrument cluster gives additional information to the drivers if thermal display is activated
- There is a 360 degree view panorama camera in 2017 BMW X6 that captures images of the entire area surrounding the car. The rear view camera gets activated when reverse gear is applied or side view button is pressed.
2017 BMW X6: Power and Performance
In diesel variant of BMW X6 2017 there is 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine that produces 300 hp at 5800 – 6000 rpm 0 – 60 mph is reached in just 5.2 seconds.
Petrol variant of this coupe can produce up to 450 hp and 4500 rpm at most. Top speed is 155 mph.
2017 BMW X6: Release Date and Price
The 2017 BMW X6 has two 9.2 inches HD rear screens with DVD drive for entertainment. With the help of these screens even the rear seat passengers can access navigation system. Anticipation is high for this coupe’s release and everyone expect it to release in 2016. Price has been assumed to be $62,000 for BMW X6.