Urban camouflage had a brief moment of inexplicable popularity during the early part of this century. It's now relegated to pant patterns for faux tough-guy types and now, apparently, all matter of vehicles. This is all the Germans fault.
On Tuesday, Ray told us the BMW X6 M defies its weight and size by performing like the last generation M3. Just in case you didn't believe him, here's video proof.
Despite the enormous size and weight, the BMW X6 M is just as fast around the Nurburgring as the last BMW M3. But why did BMW's M division build the world's sportiest crossover?
The staggering performance of the BMW X5 M and X6 M has been priced at the staggering price of $86,225 and 89,725 respectively. Making 555 HP soft-roaders go around corners ain't cheap.
No one was guarding the BMW X6 M this morning, so we hopped the barrier and snagged shots of its twin-turbo V8. That and the 180 MPH speedometer... in a 5,247 Lb SUV.
It's possible BMW may not have hired the most clever web designers for the BMW X6 M website as the source code contains some rather telling tags, like "550 HP" and "Twin Scroll Twin Turbo."
This BMW X6 M mule was spied by VODCars photographer Jason Thorgalsen in LA, leading to a 25-mile chase to bring you these close up photos.
It looks like BMW’s M division is doing something it said it never would: building an SUV. The BMW X6 M will use tuned versions of the X6’s 400 HP V8 and torque vectoring differentials.