The new BMW X6 M50d will make its world debut at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show on March 2012 along with other new BMW M Performance Automobiles models: BMW M550d xDrive Sedan, BMW M550d xDrive Touring and BMW X5 M50d.
The new BMW M Performance models marks the world premiere for a new six-cylinder in-line diesel engine developed exclusively for the BMW M Performance Automobiles; the new M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology: three turbochargers, common-rail direct injection with piezo injectors and maximum injection pressure of 2,200 bar; 3.0-litre displacement, 280 kW/381 hp, maximum torque: 740 Newton metres (546 lb-ft); instantaneous responses and outstandingly dynamic power delivery into the upper reaches of the rev range; maximum revs: 5,400 rpm; impressively economical thanks to optimised efficiency and extensive BMW EfficientDynamics technology, including Auto Start-Stop function and ECO PRO mode.
Eight-speed Sports automatic transmission with enhanced gearshift dynamics fitted as standard on all BMW M Performance Automobiles; BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive with bespoke set-up optimised to enhance dynamics; BMW X6 M50d with Dynamic Performance Control.
BMW X6 M50d fitted as standard with air suspension on the rear axle and self-levelling and Adaptive Drive standard. 20-inch M light-alloy wheels in double-spoke design also standard on the BMW X6 M50d while exclusive 20-inch M light-alloy wheels in Ferric Grey available as an option for all BMW M Performance models.
BMW X6 M50d figures:
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h (62 mph)]: 5.3 seconds, top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph), average fuel consumption: 7.7 litres/100 kilometres (36.7 mpg imp), CO2 emissions: 204 g/km, exhaust standard: EU5.