Third Generation BMW X6 Spotted Testing Ahead Of Its Launch In India

BMW India officially teased the new-gen X6 on its website ahead of its launch in the country. The third-generation SUV-coupe is expected to go on sale in India on June 11, 2020. Bookings for the 2020 X6 began in January.

Third Generation BMW X6 Spotted Testing Ahead Of Its Launch In India

According to a report by TeamBHP, the third-generation BMW X6 has been spotted completely undisguised in India. A few things that can be spotted on the car are the xDrive40i badge, sporty front and rear bumpers, a large twin-kidney grille and twin-pod LED headlights, dual-tone alloy wheels with Y-shaped spokes, etc.

Third Generation BMW X6 Spotted Testing Ahead Of Its Launch In India

On the inside, the cabin of the new X6 shares most of its interior trims for other models in the brand's line-up such as Vernasca leather upholstery as standard, power-operated seats with massage function, four-zone climate control, gear lever finished in glass, a panoramic sunroof, and a premium audio system from Bowers and Wilkins. The SUV also gets a large touch screen infotainment system that supports Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and the brand's latest connected technology as well.

Third Generation BMW X6 Spotted Testing Ahead Of Its Launch In India

Mechanically, the BMW X6 xDrive40i variant is powered by a 3.0-litre, turbocharged six-cylinder petrol engine. The unit is capable of producing 335bhp of power @ 5,500 - 6,500 rpm and 450Nm of peak torque @ 1,500 - 5,200 rpm. The engine comes paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and the power is transmitted to all the wheels.

Third Generation BMW X6 Spotted Testing Ahead Of Its Launch In India

In other recent BMW news, the company globally unveiled its all-new 4 Series Coupe. The 2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe takes inspiration from the brand's 'Concept 4' and comes with a radical change in design, features and powertrain options.

Third Generation BMW X6 Spotted Testing Ahead Of Its Launch In India

The new BMW 4 Series also comes standard with a 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a 5.1-inch digital instrument cluster. However, there is also an option to upgrade to a larger 12.3-inch infotainment system and a 10.3-inch instrument console.

Third Generation BMW X6 Spotted Testing Ahead Of Its Launch In India

Mechanically, the 4 series is powered by two sets of petrol and diesel engines. One is a 2.0-litre turbo petrol producing 255bhp of power and 400Nm of peak torque and a 3.0-litre six-cylinder petrol-hybrid churning out 382bhp of power and 500Nm of peak torque. on the other hand, the oil burner comes with a mild-hybrid system, with the 2,0-litre unit pumping out 190bhp of peak power.

Third Generation BMW X6 Spotted Testing Ahead Of Its Launch In India

Thoughts About The Third-Generation BMW X6

The all-new X6 was supposed to hit the Indian shores much earlier this year, however, the company had to delay their launch plans due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic across the country. The new-generation SUV looks aggressive, offers better features as compared to its previous-gen model.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 16:57 [IST]
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