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      04-29-2021, 05:53 PM   #1
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Love my new X6M Competition but the options in US suck vs EU

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In the EU you get LED Sky lounge, carbon fiber mirror caps etc yet in the US you get no option for either. I looked at BMW performance parts and theres nothing for the X6M Competition either only for the other x6 models.
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      04-29-2021, 06:06 PM   #2
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In the EU you get LED Sky lounge, carbon fiber mirror caps etc yet in the US you get no option for either. I looked at BMW performance parts and theres nothing for the X6M Competition either only for the other x6 models.
I think you can add the carbon fiber mirror caps at the dealer in the US.
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In the EU you get LED Sky lounge, carbon fiber mirror caps etc yet in the US you get no option for either. I looked at BMW performance parts and theres nothing for the X6M Competition either only for the other x6 models.
Not that I'm sticking up for BMW because I know how cheap they have become (what manufacturer hasn't) over the years, but compared to the US, most countries pay a lot more for BMW models.
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I think you can add the carbon fiber mirror caps at the dealer in the US.
This is true, but they want a kings ransom of like $2,800 for them. You would think they were lined with platinum.
Talk about outrageous.
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      04-29-2021, 06:19 PM   #5
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In the EU you get LED Sky lounge, carbon fiber mirror caps etc yet in the US you get no option for either. I looked at BMW performance parts and theres nothing for the X6M Competition either only for the other x6 models.
They get the sky lounge in Europe because they don’t get too much sun or stars up north or in Germany.
In southern countries like Spain and Greece they cannot afford it.
In Italy they love domestic cars.

Here in the states, unless you’re in Seattle, you’ll be good with regular “roof”. :-)
Speaking of CF, Chinese comrades will help you out sooner or later. They will CF-outfit a moth.
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Its not about being good with a regular roof its about getting the highest of the x6 line and not being able to get such a dope option that adds so much flair to the night time drives.
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      04-29-2021, 08:17 PM   #7
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Two options I'm glad we didn't get in the US market are the carbon fiber engine cover & ambient air (air freshener). Outside the US, it comes with Ultimate Pack.

I'd hate the pay the increases that'll be built-into a car's cost.

I wish F96 carbon fiber rear lip was an option here.
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Many people here will also wish for the electric tow hitch.
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Why the hell would anyone want that stupid LED sky, the Christmas tree accent lighting and giant bloated digital gauge screen is already ridiculous and distracting. BMW need to go back to esense, with simple, functional interiors, and beautiful mechanical gauge clusters backlit with non distracting orange light.
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I've had the panoramic sky lounge in my Alpina B7 and it didn't really wow me after owning the car for almost 3 years. I don't miss it at all. Now, if they offered the electric tow hitch, that is an entirely different matter!
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I really wanted the trunk cover to automatically fold down beneath the floor... that was going to be the highlight for me. So dissapointed .
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I really wanted the trunk cover to automatically fold down beneath the floor... that was going to be the highlight for me. So dissapointed .
HAHA! This is genuinely my one party trick when showing off my F95, over engineering at its finest!

In truth though it’s accidentally bumped tall objects in the trunk or when the curb side delivery is too tall and the innocent person closes the trunk… crash bang off the rails and takes a whole dealership to fix lol

Maybe the impressive part of the feature is the anti slip inflatable bit in the trunk that makes objects not slide around when you drive like a hooligan!
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HAHA! This is genuinely my one party trick when showing off my F95, over engineering at its finest!

In truth though it’s accidentally bumped tall objects in the trunk or when the curb side delivery is too tall and the innocent person closes the trunk… crash bang off the rails and takes a whole dealership to fix lol

Maybe the impressive part of the feature is the anti slip inflatable bit in the trunk that makes objects not slide around when you drive like a hooligan!
I wanted this too went as far as to ask the dealer and try to pay extra- my old station wagon had an auto cover and I loved it. The manual one just gets no use
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I've had the panoramic sky lounge in my Alpina B7 and it didn't really wow me after owning the car for almost 3 years. I don't miss it at all. Now, if they offered the electric tow hitch, that is an entirely different matter!
Out trailer hitch has different design than EU’s.
Theirs is very limited in use with its “ballish” nature.
Europe was never about hauling anything. They restrict their truck length for starters.
Their trailer hitch is designed for hauling a small “whatever”. Trust me, you don’t want to exchange your “american” one with theirs.
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