Performance and practicality are two rarely intersecting traits, a fact that makes the 2018 BMW X6 M slightly an anomaly. These two different traits come together in this midsize crossover by combines a practical SUV-like body with high-performance engines. The result is a vehicle that can carry anything that needs to be transported in one hurry.
The 2018 BMW X6 M is powered by a turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine that generates 567 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. It sends that power to all four wheels through BMW xDrive all-wheel-drive system. An eight-speed automatic is the only transmission offered. It’s also features a start/stop feature that shuts down the engine at idle to save fuel.
Acceleration is brisk. The V8 produces immense torque from about 2,500 rpm and just takes off. The X6 M just goes and keeps going until you at the end of the road. In track testing, the 2018 BMW X6 M reach 60 mph from zero in just 3.8 seconds, which puts it between the Porsche Cayenne Turbo and Turbo S when it comes to acceleration. Top speed of 156 mph. EPA estimated fuel economy stands at 16 mpg combined (14 city/19 highway).
The 2018 BMW X6 M has a Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starting just over $106,000.