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      09-19-2018, 04:57 PM   #1
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New BMW X6 M (F96) Begins Testing!

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We bring you the very first spy pics of the next generation BMW X6 M (F96)!

Like the current X6 M, the next gen F96 X6 M will share the same engine (S63) as the upcoming X5 M (F95). Both models may receive a small power bump over the F90 M5, which already boasts 600 HP.

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BMW X6 M (F96) First Sighting




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      09-19-2018, 10:32 PM   #2
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Wheels look like this might be the X6M Competition
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Wheels look like this might be the X6M Competition
Is this coming 2020?
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      09-19-2018, 11:42 PM   #5
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Is it me or the quad tips are split. No more center quads?
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PZero tires. Interesting. Wonder if that's just for testing or signaling a switch from Michelin
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Is it me or the quad tips are split. No more center quads?
if you mean center quad like m3 and m4, then no, this time they are split, also on x5m
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As has been noticed on earlier spyshots, the X6's regular (non M) grille is vertically narrower and more ventilated (6 slats per kidney instead of 7) than the X5's.
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super excited for this and also the x5M. I have always been a fan of the x6 I always feel im driving a SUV from Halo when I drive one, odd reference I know
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super excited for this and also the x5M. I have always been a fan of the x6 I always feel im driving a SUV from Halo when I drive one, odd reference I know
I agree on the Halo reference, although I always associated it with:
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I don't mind the current X6 actually but this looks like it's improving upon the shape even more with a sleeker overall profile. Looks like it could be a winner going from an alright design to an actually good-looking car. Let's see
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Definitely wont be an eyesore like the GLE Coupe. I hope the taillights are like the x4
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I agree on the Halo reference, although I always associated it with:
yea that feeling also!
either way it gives the feeling of driving a battle wagon in a good way!
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Glad they got rid over those ugly mismatched side lines!
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Glad they got rid over those ugly mismatched side lines!
It looks awesome!!!
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Glad they got rid over those ugly mismatched side lines!
How can you tell? I can't see anything thru camo.
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Glad they got rid over those ugly mismatched side lines!
How can you tell? I can't see anything thru camo.
Correct.

And neither can they.
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X4 and X6 side-by-side.

Just test drove the 2019 X4, it has increased in size but has decrease in weight.

X4 and X6 side-by-side in same paint color.

2019 X4 behind that the X6. Honestly there was not much difference in size. I would never need anything bigger than the new X4.

But here's a photo showing a comparison.


I'm hoping that the X4M & X6M come with some really cool M Rims.
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YESSSSSS! They finally did fender flares on the X6M! Previous gens looked so goofy without it.
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Is it me or the quad tips are split. No more center quads?
if you mean center quad like m3 and m4, then no, this time they are split, also on x5m
Exactly. I wonder why. I favored the traditional exhaust location.

Is it to deviate from the Sedans/Coupes?

As the X3/4 M are similar to this, a design change is apparently on the way. Interesting!
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Can some one tell me why we need 7 different types of SUV's?

Half of them are virtual copies of each other with slight differences.
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