The first generation of this Sport Activity Coupe (SAC) was launched in 2008 and it seems that it will be retired next year. Although this model was very well accepted worldwide, it is time for the second-generation model, which will come with many improvements. The 2016 BMW X6 will come with new look, new interior, with many engines in offer and with plenty improvements in all aspects, compared to an outgoing model. One additional big novelty will be a hybrid variant which is expected to come in next few years.
2016 BMW X6 redesign
Original model has an extraordinary design, so we don’t expect anything less from new model. The 2016 BMW X6 will perfectly combine SUV’s characteristics like high ground clearance, all-wheel drive and all-weather ability, large wheels and tires and great coupe-style appearance. When it is about look of the car, new model won’t be so influenced by X5. This time it will be much more unique and less X5-influenced.
The cabin of new model will also come with many improvements, it will have more space, new look and plenty of advanced technologies installed. The 2016 BMW X6 will get new platform. It is the same that can be found in new X5. This will provide significant weight savings, which means better speed, handling, fuel economy and overall performance of the vehicle.
2016 BMW X6 engines
Bavarian automaker is well-known for its very rich offer of engines for all models. The 2016 X6 won’t be exception. The base model is powered with 3.0 liter petrol engine, which has an output of 302 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. However, the most interesting variant will probably be one that is powered with turbocharged 3.0 liter diesel engine which beside plenty of power also provides great fuel economy. The top M-variant of 2016 BMW X6 will be powered with the same 4.4 liter V8 engine, but tuned up for around 50 horses for this occasion.
2016 BMW X6 hybrid
Bavarian car maker also works on plug-in version of this luxury crossover. This variant will be powered with 3.0 liter petrol engine and electric motor. This electromotor will use the power from lithium-ion battery positioned within the floor of the boot. However, 2016 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid won’t be available already in 2016 year model, but in few years.
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