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Brand New BMW X6 M xDrive X6 M Competition 5dr Step Auto

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From £113,310
£1299 deposit
£1299 per month
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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

32GB hard disc drive (HDD) memoryAttentiveness assist
Automatic tailgate with top hinged section open and manual bottom hinged sectionBMW ConnectedDrive online services
BMW digital live cockpit professional - 12.3" digital instrument panel and 12.3" CID, with touch/voice commandBMW display key
BMW Drive recorderBMW Head up display
BMW legal emergency callBMW Online services
BMW TeleservicesBrake force display
Brake pad wear indicator warning lightElectric Power Steering (EPS) with Servotronic
Enhanced bluetooth hands free facility with Telephony wireless chargingFront/rear park distance control (PDC)
iDrive touch controller with shortcut buttonsLights on warning
Oil sensor for level and gradeOn board computer inc. average speed, fuel consumption, liquid crystal Info display, journey computer, outside temperature display, personal profile
Parking assistance plus with ultrasound based assistance system, reversing assistant, lateral parking aid and surround view systemRun flat indicator
Service interval indicatorSpeed limit info display
Stop/start buttonWi-Fi hotspot

Entertainment

BMW gesture controlDAB Tuner enables digital radio reception
Favourite buttonsUSB connection, USB type A 1.5A in cupholder, USB Type C 3A in centre armrest

Exterior Features

Automatically dimming rear view mirrorBMW Individual high gloss shadow line
BMW Individual high gloss shadow line with extended contentsBody colour bumpers
Body colour door handlesDynamic brake lights with LED technology
Follow me home headlight functionFront and rear bumper system
Front and rear door sill stripsFront and rear electric windows with open and close fingertip control, anti trap facility and comfort closing
Heated windscreen washer jetsHigh beam assistant
LED daytime running lightsLED fog lights
LED rear lightsM Sport exhaust system
Rain sensor with automatic headlight activation and windscreen wiper controlThird brake light in rear spoiler
Variable intermittent rear wash/wipeWelcome light carpet
X5 M competition badging on tailgate high gloss black right finished 

Interior Features

12V - Power sockets with 2x centre console and 1x luggage compartment4 Zone automatic air conditioning
40:20:40 split folding rear seatsAmbient interior lighting with 6 pre-designed selectable lights including dynamic function
Centre and rear interior lightChild seat ISOFIX attachment with rear outer seats includes top tether
Driver + front passenger lumbar supportElectric front seat adjustment with driver memory
Electrical steering column with adjustable height and length with activation and control on the steering columnFront and rear cupholders x 2
Front and rear door pocketsFront and rear side armrest integrated into door trim
Front footwell lightsFront reading lights
Headrests for all seatsLight inside glove compartment
Lockable glove compartmentLuggage compartment floor panel with integral storage tray
Luggage compartment lightingM leather steering wheel
M multifunctional seatsMake-up mirror lights
Multifunction controls for leather steering wheelMultifunctional hooks
Seat back with flap pocketSeat occupancy detection for driver and passenger side
Securing rings in luggage compartmentStorage bins on all doors
Storage tray and compartment with cover in centre consoleSunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors
Toolkit located in luggage compartmentVelour floormats

Packs

Connected Package Professional - X6Expanded exterior mirror pack - X6
Heated front comfort pack - X5/X6 M 

Safety

Active protectionAirbags - driver, front passenger, rear and side, head airbags for first and second row seats, passenger seat airbag deactivation + front knee airbag
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)Automatic Stability Control (ASC)
Brake dryingBrake energy regeneration
Brake fade compensationBraking pre-tensioning
CBC - (Cornering brake control)Crash sensor activating central locking release, hazard warning lights, fuel cut off, interior lighting + activation of safety battery terminal clamp
Deformation zones - front and rear with door reinforcements and bumpers up to 2.5 mphDSC - Dynamic Stability Control
Dynamic brake controlDynamic Traction Control - DTC
Electromechanical parking brake with automatic drive away release and auto hold functionElectronic brake force distribution
Front and rear brake disks with interior ventilationFront and rear seatbelts with seatbelt stopper, seatbelt tensioner for front and outer rear seats and belt force limiter
Front head restraints with anti-whiplashHeight adjustable front seatbelts
Hill start assistantIntegrated brake system
M SeatbeltsMechanical child proof lock on rear doors
Passive protection for pedestriansSide impact protection
Three 3 point inertia reel seatbeltsTwo tone horn
Tyre pressure monitoring systemWarning triangle and first aid kit

Security

Closing system with central lockingComfort access system
Driver and front passenger door centre lock switchLocking wheel bolts
Thatcham 1 alarm system with remote control and engine immobiliserVehicle key

Technical

8 speed automatic with steptronic transmission including auto hold function, launch control and gearshift paddles on the steering wheelAdaptive M suspension professional
Double VANOSHigh precision injection
M Sport differentialPetrol Particulate Filter
Safety battery terminal clampTurbocharger with Valvetronic

Trim

BMW Individual leather finished instrument panel 

Wheels

Tyre repair kit
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)289Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC4395Compression Ratio10.0:1
Cylinder LayoutV8Cylinders8
Cylinders - Bore (mm)88.3Cylinders - Stroke (mm)89
Engine CodeS63B44T4Engine LayoutNORTH SOUTH
Fuel DeliveryTWIN TURBOGears8 SPEED
Number of Valves32TransmissionSEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue 

General

Badge Engine CC4.4Badge Power625
Coin SeriesX6 M CompetitionInsurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0750E
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)3.8Engine Power - BHP625
Engine Power - KW460Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM6000Engine Torque - LBS.FT553
Engine Torque - MKG76.5Engine Torque - NM750
Engine Torque - RPM1800Top Speed155

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleSecond Act 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front275/35 R21
Tyre Size Rear315/30 R22Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleSTYLE 818MWheel Type22" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1693Length4941
Wheelbase2972Width2019
Width (including mirrors)2212 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)83Gross Vehicle Weight3000
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1530Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)580
Max. Loading Weight705Max. Roof Load100
Max. Towing Weight - Braked3000Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight2295No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb12.8
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

BMW X6 M

4x4s just got faster. Jonathan Crouch takes a look at the BMW X6 M.

Ten Second Review

BMW has substantially improved the wild M version of its X6 luxury SUV coupe. With 575bhp and 750Nm of torque, it has brutal performance on tap and a cutting edge 4x4 transmission system to help marshal it all. One suspects that the main purpose of this vehicle will be attracting attention and it'll certainly do that.

Background

Just when you thought the popularity of big petrol-engined 4x4s was buckling under the pressure of mounting running costs and increasing environmental awareness, BMW launched the X6 - a vast luxury 4x4 coupe. Then things got even worse, the credit crunch hit, horns were pulled in, hatches were battened down and in 2009, somebody at BMW came up with the X6 M. This was a vast luxury 4x4 coupe with a 4.4-litre twin turbo V8 engine, here improved with a new M TwinPower Turbo V8 engine putting out 575bhp.

Driving Experience

If you had to build a genuinely high performance SUV, the BMW X6 wouldn't be a bad place to start. The car is huge but it seems to shrink to fit around its driver as a result of its direct steering and rigid body control. It's still more leisure suit than leotard, though. The X6 M ups the anti in traditional M car style with more power and lots of it. The 4.4-litre V8 engine uses TwinScroll turbochargers to achieve its 575bhp power output and that's enough to get the X6 M off the line and through the 62mph barrier in 4.2s. That big hunk of power is distributed through the xDrive 4x4 system which uses Dynamic Performance Control technology to optimise traction. Rather than braking individual wheels, Dynamic Performance Control works like a differential, reducing the power fed to wheels that are losing grip for smoother results with less reduction in performance. The twin turbo technology in the engine bay of the X6 M produces a huge degree of flexibility. The turbos work in tandem to make the unit's 750Nm maximum torque available from 1,500rpm all the way up to nearly 5,000rpm. The 8-speed M Steptronic automatic gearbox has its work cut out dealing with those mighty reserves of shove but the upgraded unit should be up to the task. It can be set to Drive, Sport or Manual modes with the latter allowing gears to be selected via the steering wheel paddle shifters. There's launch control for replicating those Grand Prix starts and the independent suspension is 10mm lower than on a standard X6. Needless to say, off-road driving will not be advisable.

Design and Build

Other road users will be left in no doubt that it's time to move over when an X6 M looms up in their rear view mirrors. The X6 is an imposing prospect at the best of times but with the M version's 20" alloy wheels, oversize front wing with yawning air intakes, bulging bodywork and quad tail pipes, it becomes utterly menacing. The pumped-up design is not merely intended to frighten small children, it also delivers the extra aerodynamic downforce needed to get the most from a 575bhp SUV. Modern M cars have made a new degree of adjustability available to their owners with a host of settings through which the set-up of the car can be tweaked. The X6 M is no exception but here, the minefield of settings has been grouped together within the M Drive Manager menu system. When owners first learn that the electronic dampers, the stability control software, the steering assistance and the contents of the heads-up display can all be tinkered around with, they may feel that they need a week's training course but BMW has worked hard to make it accessible. A predetermined group of settings can be instantly engaged at the press of a single button on the steering wheel so you can instantly get sporty when a good road presents itself.

Market and Model

Lest you forget, the X6 M has more M badges than your local Morrisons supermarket to help justify its £93,000 asking price. M Sport seats, an M leather steering wheel, M instruments and even an M footrest on which to prop your (optional) M driving shoe, are all included. The specification is as luxurious as you'd expect with dual zone climate control, heated seats, satellite navigation and 230-watt 12-speaker stereo. The X6 M also has an automatic tailgate thrown in. Safety equipment beyond the car's high performance braking system includes six airbags and a set of impact activated head restraints. There will also be substantial active safety benefits to be gleaned from the advanced 4x4 system and the stability control technology that's built in.

Cost of Ownership

There's no way around the fact that giving a two tonne SUV this kind of performance is going to require a lot of fuel. BMW has attempted to take the edge off the thirst of the X6 M with its EfficientDynamics technology but no amount of brake energy regeneration is going to put a significant dent in the running costs of this leviathan. As a result, though BMW quotes 25.4mg on the combined cycle, in reality, you'll struggle to crack the 20mpg mark in everyday use. The saving grace for BMW is that most customers with the budget for an X6 M won't care too much about a few extra litres of fuel or the 258g/km CO2 figure.

Summary

If you thought that the standard X6 was at the extreme end of the luxury SUV market, you probably shouldn't even think about this crazier X6 M version. It pumps up the power and the attitude of this super-sized 4x4 coupe to levels that set new standards even for BMW's M Sport performance division. It might administer a major two fingered salute to the prevailing environmental and economic sensibilities of our time but hands up who'd like a go.

Performance
90%
Handling
70%
Comfort
70%
Space
80%
Styling
80%
Build
80%
Value
80%
Equipment
80%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
60%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2017 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£1299
Deposit£1299
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate2%
Cash price£113,310
Arnold Clark deposit£13,030.66
Credit amount£98,980.34
Guaranteed future value£49,378.63
Total amount payable£124,761.29
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge32.33p per mile
Representative APR3.9%
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