The facelifted BMW X6 has been unveiled at the Geneva motor show today
6 March 2012

The facelifted BMW X6 has been unveiled at the Geneva motor show.

Changes at the front of the revised car include relocated foglights, which now sit high up in the outer air inlets, a more pronounced kidney grille and the addition of optional adaptive LED headlamps; these come as standard on the new BMW X6M as do blue aluminium brake callipers.

At the rear of the facelifted X6, new horizontally mounted twin LED light banks emphasize the car’s width. Further external revisions include new paint finishes – including Marrakech Brown metallic, Orion Silver metallic and Midnight Blue metallic – and new bi-colour, double spoke 19-inch alloys for the BMW X6 xDrive 50i model.

As well as featuring in the new BMW M Performance tri-turbo diesel line-up, the facelifted X6 is available with five engine choices – the range topping 555bhp X6M, V8 xDrive50i, six-pot xDrive35i and diesel-powered xDrive40d and xDrive30d, the latter of which is available with BMW’s nitrogen oxide-reducing BluePerformance Technology from spring. This also features in BMW's revised 1-series engine line-up.

Inside the revised X6’s cabin, standard leather interior is available in Vermilion Red for the first time, while the nappa leather option comes with the choice of either Black or Ebony White.

Sales of the revised BMW X6 start in June and prices start from £46,725 for the xDrive30d (a premium of £340 compared with the current model) and rise to £85,680 (up by £3.5k) for the range-topping X6 M. The new M Performance tri-turbo diesel X6 will cost from £62,260 when it goes on sale at the same time.

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26 January 2012

This colour does not do it any favors whatsoever. The headlights seem to have shrunk and now look too small to me.

26 January 2012

Very strange design. Or should I say, very strange design decision. Looks like the designers simply loaded a pic of a regular BMW in Photoshop, selected the lower half of the body, cmd-T and scaled it downward. Ta da, new car!

26 January 2012

It's a love hate thing right?

Peter Cavellini.

26 January 2012

Hmmmmmmm.....

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

26 January 2012

So, anyway, don't know about any of you guys, but I was thinking, well.....Whats the point?

;-)

 NeVeR L8te Smile

26 January 2012

[quote TegTypeR]Hmmmmmmm.....[/quote] Compared to a Korado or an Antera?

Peter Cavellini.

26 January 2012

[quote Autocar]...standard leather interior is available in Vermilion Red for the first time,...[/quote]

The what? That sounds awfully close to "Vermin Red" for comfort.

26 January 2012

[quote Autocar]
At the rear of the facelifted X6, new horizontally mounted twin LED light banks emphasize the car’s width[/quote]

Because of course, it really needs that...

Interesting to see how dull brown colour will sell on a shouty-shouty car.

26 January 2012

[quote Squonk61]Interesting to see how dull brown colour will sell on a shouty-shouty car[/quote]

I doubt a brown car will sell well here but when I was in Germany last year brown cars were everywhere.

26 January 2012

[quote Lee23404]I doubt a brown car will sell well here but when I was in Germany last year brown cars were everywhere.[/quote]
Interesting - perhaps it's the new black over there...

As brown colours go, not bad but (insert chosen derogatory comment of X6 here)

On second thoughts perhaps the Louis Vuitton fans will go for it!

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