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BMW X6 To Debut At The 2008 Detroit Auto Show

Filed under: 2008 Detroit Auto Show,BMW,Concept Cars,Coupes,SUVs

Written by Laura Burkholder

For those who have been following the BMW X6 Concept, you will be pleased to hear that the X6 Sports Activity Coupe will make a showing at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. The X6 represents a new class of vehicles where SAV versatility meets coupe agility in a jaw-dropping look.

The BMW X6 will offer 2 engine choices: a 4.4L V8 engine in the xDrive50i and a 3.0 inline-six in the xDrive35i, both with Twin Turbo and direct injection. The V8, the most powerful engine ever seen in the BMW X Model, is also making its debut in the X6. The eight-cylinder is capable of a maximum engine output of 400 horsepower and a peak torque of 450 lb-ft from 1,800-4,500 rpm. This is the first eight-cylinder gasoline engine in the world to feature its turbocharger in the V-section between the two rows of cylinders.

Stay tuned for more on the X6 and coverage from the upcoming 2008 Detroit Auto Show.

The discuss the X6: BMW X6 (E71) Forums

Click here to watch a photo montage video with commentary of the BMW X6 Concept.

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