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2013 BMW X6 M

When it comes to automotive oddities, the BMW X6 is one for the books thanks to its unusual chopped-roof crossover styling – a combination that BMW has long referred to as a "Sports Activity Coupe." But the BMW X6 M, the low volume high-performance variant, turns things up with oversized Matchbox-like wheels, a criminally powerful engine under hood and plenty of go-fast goodies. While it is far from appearing dated, BMW nevertheless made a few tweaks for the 2013 model year. Driving Notes Subtle enhancements include a 'power bulge' hood (identical to the one used on the... Read More

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    Quick Spin: 2013 BMW X6 M
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    Subtle enhancements include a 'power bulge' hood (identical to the one used on the now-defunct BMW X6 ActiveHybrid), minor cosmetic tweaks to the BMW-signature kidney grille and headlight improvements (HID beams are standard with LED headlights new to the options list). Wrapping up the changes, the brake calipers have been painted "M Blue" and front ...

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    New York: 2013 BMW X6 M reveals its very discreet enhancements
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    BMW has treated its high-performance X6 M to a refresh for the 2013 model year, rolling the controversial bad boy out during the New York Auto Show for its first official appearance. Unfortunately, the changes are so subtle that we required an official BMW tour guide to point them out. In lieu of such a service for each of our readers, the next paragraph ...

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    Updated BMW X6 M previewed in videos
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    BMW has released two promo videos of its revised-for-2013 X6 M. From the looks of things, Team Bavaria has opted for a very subtle facelift that includes new headlights and a lightly tweaked grille. Otherwise, the mighty performance utility looks much as it did last year. Word has it the interior will receive similarly slight changes, with the option ...

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    Official: BMW updates 2013 X6, introduces M Performance Package
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    BMW, which still insists on using the term Sports Activity Coupe to describe its least practical 'ute, has updated its X6 for the 2013 model year. And with good reason – BMW says it has sold over 20,000 X6 crossovers in the States since its launch three years ago and over 150,000 worldwide, making it an important model for the German ...

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    Geneva: BMW to launch toned-down line of M Performance Automobiles
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    We just wrapped up the Detroit Auto Show, but BMW has already moved on to Geneva. The German automaker announced today that it's going to be showing a new line of what it's calling "M Performance Automobiles" at the Geneva Motor Show in March. These vehicles will sit between standard Bimmers and M vehicles in the lineup, and apparently offer more than ...

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    Video: BMW releases second X6 M diesel teaser
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    While the notion of an M-tuned SUV may have seemed inconceivable just a few years ago, the BMW X5 M and X6 M are by now a reality. And it's already been hinted that the M-powered SUV family is set to gain a new diesel-powered member. BMW has now released a second clip showing an X6 equipped what we expect is a tri-turbo oil-burner and an M badge on its ...

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    Video: Is BMW teasing an X6M Diesel?
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    If you've had trouble slotting the BMW X6 M into any existing vehicle category in the past, we have bad news for you: it's not gonna get easier. BMW has released a teaser video for "A new chapter powered by M," featuring none other than the X6 M. It appears the go-fast goons at BMW are up to something entertaining, as the portly SUV is subtly blurred ...

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    Official: BMW X6 trophy truck augments the already outrageous [w/video]
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    While the BMW X6's form-over-function aesthetics have been the source of controversy since the luxury crossover's debut in 2008, its aggressively tapered ducktail has always reminded us of many of the desert racing trucks that we've seen tackle various transcontinental dustups. It appears we weren't the only ones. Enter the All German ...

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    BMW X6 M with tri-turbo diesel seen breathing heavy at the 'Ring
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    A BMW X6 M captured running round the 'Ring is nothing to get excited about – the physics-defying rig was practically born there. A camo-clad X6 M wearing a hood with a massive scoop? Now that's worth talking about, and it's precisely what our spy photographers have just snapped at their asphalt-laden Nürburgring office. The extra dose of air ...

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    Video: Motor Trend gets dirty with the Cadillac CTS-V Sportwagon, Porsche Panamera Turbo and BMW X6 M
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    True to its word, Motor Trend has released a follow-up video to its three-way drag race between the Cadillac CTS-V Sportwagon, the Porsche Panamera Turbo and the BMW X6 M, though this isn't exactly your run-of-the-mill comparison test. Given the quirkiness of the vehicles at hand, MT took all three vehicles out to a dry lake bed for a little fun in the ...