BMW has unveiled the all-new X6 for 2015. It’s essentially an X5 with a sloping roofline.
Mechanically, the X6 will be available with two different engine options and three different trims: sDrive35i, xDrive35i and xDrive50i.
The first two boast a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six pushing out 300 horsepower and 406 Nm of torque, with power transferred to the rear wheels in the sDrive35i and all four wheels in the xDrive35i.
Moving up, the xDrive50i uses a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 pumping out 445 horsepower and 650 Nm of torque. All X6 models are fitted with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Porsche has expanded into the compact sports-utility vehicle market by introducing the macan, adopting the DNA of the ’918 spyder’, the company’s first hybrid super car. the top-of-the-line ‘S’ model boasts a 400 horsepower 3.6-litre V6 bi-turbo engine, which when paired with active all-wheel drive and a seven-speed double-clutch transmission, catapults the sports SUV from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds. making its debut at the 2013 los angeles auto show, the ‘macan’ positions itself just below the cayenne, offering a high level of comfort and versatility with performance numbers comparable to the likes of the porsche 911 carrera.
For its facade, the macan bases its headlight and tail light design off the 918 spyder, which features compact three-dimensional LED technology. inside, the SUV position the driver as if they were inside a sports car; the cockpit integrates a multi-function sports steering wheel equipped with paddle shifters and is outfitted with premium leather sports seats.
Porsche has expanded into the compact SUV market by introducing the macan, adopting the DNA of the ’918 spyder’
the top-of-the-line ‘S’ model boasts a 400 horsepower 3.6-litre V6 bi-turbo engine
the macan features an active all-wheel drive system with a seven-speed double-clutch gearbox
the macan bases its headlight and tail light design off the 918 spyder
the cockpit integrates a multi-function sports steering wheel and is equipped with paddle shifters