The updated premium Sports Activity Coupé (SAC) defies convention with an inspired blend of dominating sporty design, grandeur elements and superior driving dynamics.
Kuala Lumpur, 10 August 2023 – BMW Malaysia today announced the arrival of the New BMW X6 xDrive40i to the Malaysian market, featuring a number of product updates that bring the unique sporting flair of the Sports Activity Coupé to the fore.
Hans de Visser, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia said, “At the BMW Group, form and function both stand equal in the design of our vehicles. The New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport stands as an exemplar of this philosophy. Combining both elegant aesthetics and dynamic powertrain, it takes the inherent sportiness of our BMW X family of Sports Activity Vehicles (SAV) and brings a new interpretation with its streamlined, coupé-like silhouette. The BMW X6 is the vehicle that created the Sports Activity Coupe segment!”
He added, “Now in its third generation, the dynamic positioning of the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport has always distinguished itself in its segment, allowing us to give our customers greater Power of Choice. With the Life Cycle Impulse introduced for the model, the driving experience for the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport is brought up a notch by the latest in BMW’s digital innovations, including the BMW Curved Display and BMW Operating System 8.”
The New BMW X6 features a suite of sporty design updates that give a more extroverted, dynamic outlook for the vehicle, going beyond the inclusion of M Sport package. As for the interior, the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport sees a noticeable redesign – featuring a more efficient instrument panel that complements the BMW Curved Display and a light bar that amplifies the already sleek and sophisticated ambience. Additionally, the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport now includes a new 48-Volt mild hybrid technology, giving it an edge in power delivery, while reducing fuel consumption and emissions.
Striking, captivating looks.
The New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport’s extroverted appearance is first presented by its front design, which features new three-dimensional BMW kidney grille slats with LED lighting (Iconic Glow) – illuminating the kidney grilles and offering a unique optical effect. The new Adaptive LED headlights are also slimmer, accompanied by daytime running lights with a stylised X design that emphasises the width of the SAC. Other than that, the front apron also comes with a new triangular air intakes with vertically arranged Air Curtains.
From the side, the aerodynamic silhouette of the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport is characterised by a low coupé roofline and long wheelbase. This is accompanied by 22-inch M light alloy wheels 747 with staggered tyres, as well as blue M Sport brakes to further accentuate its hallmark sportiness.
As for the rear, the new sculptural taillights bring a pronounced athleticism that is underscored by new rear aprons with skid plate in Pearl Chrome. Additionally, the M Aerodynamic package is included as standard.
Evolved cockpit, courtesy of BMW Curved Display.
A fusion of elegance and digitalisation, the cockpit of the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport has undergone a complete update, with the BMW Curved Display being the centre of attention. With a 12.3-inch Information Display and 14.9-inch high-resolution touchscreen Control Display as standard, the advanced digitalisation and lends the cockpit an exceptionally modern appeal.
The instrument panel now has a clearer structure and is focused only on the essentials, making controls operation much more efficient. All control elements below the Central Display and the fresh-air vents are integrated, amplifying a sleek and sophisticated ambience. Additionally, the trim strip above the instrument panel has become wider in size, emphasising the horizontal layout while providing an elegant backdrop for the large BMW Curved Display.
Another visual highlight in the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport is the fundamentally redesigned centre console, which also come with a tidier layout and provides more touch-sensitive function keys. Gear changes are now performed using a rocker switch, placed optimally within the control panel in the centre console alongside the BMW Controller.
Completing the elegance of the interior are the M leather steering wheel and BMW Individual Merino leather upholstery. Comfort seats are provided for the front – electrically adjustable and equipped with active seat ventilation. As for passengers in the rear, roller sun blinds for the rear side windows are included. Additionally, the large panoramic glass roof and the standard inclusion of light bar further enhances the premium ambience of the luxury SAC. Lastly, the interior elements are complemented by the stunning glass application of “Crafted Clarity”, which provides an added luxury appeal for the interior.
More power, superior dynamics and superb efficiency.
The New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport features a new mild-hybrid technology. Mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission, the 48V mild-hybrid engine delivers a combined output of 381 hp (280 kW) and 540 Nm of torque to all four wheels, while allowing the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport to achieve greater fuel efficiency and lower emissions. Century sprint is achieved in just 5.4 seconds, with top speed capped at 250 km/h.
The New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport exudes the utility of the Sports Activity Coupé segment with Adaptive M Suspension, giving drivers increased driving dynamics potential with the option of switching between Comfort and Sport driving modes. Tuned adaptive dampers that are regulated individually and efficiently through each mode further complement the sportified suspension.
Connectivity and intelligent systems for safer and more comfortable driving.
The New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport comes standard with the BMW Live Cockpit Plus, powered by the latest BMW Operating System 8. The system also comes with the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, which supports the driver with a wide range of functions, thus reducing the mental load and allowing for greater attention on the road. Connected Package Professional and smartphone integration further forms the foundation for extensive connectivity. For onboard entertainment, the BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport comes equipped with the Harman Kardon Surround sound system. Meanwhile, Comfort Access with the new “BMW Digital Key” allows for greater convenience when locking and unlocking the vehicle via compatible smartphones.
As for state-of-the-art driver assistance systems, the Driving Assistant Professional and Parking Assistant Professional are available as standard for the New BMW X6. The Driving Assistant Professional is a camera and radar-based assistance system capable of Level 2 Partial Driving Automation. As for the Parking Assistant Professional, it is a camera and ultrasound-based driver assistance with full 360-degree camera and Remote Control Parking function based on a stored manoeuvre, using a smartphone inside or outside the vehicle which enables the use of narrow parking spaces with limited space for getting into and out of the vehicle.
Parking Assistant Professional for The New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport also comes with added feature of Maneuver Assistant, enabling drivers to save up to 10 parking presets with the option to initiate the preferred preset via one’s smartphone.
The New BMW X6 is available in a range of exterior colour offerings, including the M Carbon Black, Black Sapphire, Mineral White, Manhattan, M Brooklyn Grey, Skyscraper Grey, as well as Aventurine Red. Upholstery options available for the New BMW X6 include the BMW Individual Extended Leather Trim 'Merino' in Black or Tartufo.
Dynamic financial programme.
With the Straight Line Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport can be owned with a monthly instalment plan starting from RM 8,739.00 (based on estimates of an 80% loan on a 7-year tenure).
Complete premium ownership experience.
Owners of the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport will receive the complete BMW Group Malaysia Premium Ownership experience which includes:
- BMW 5-Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service Programme
- BMW Roadside Assistance and Accident Hotline
- BMW Service Online
The retail pricing for the New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport with 5-Year Extended Warranty and Service Package, as well as Sales and Service Tax (on the road, without insurance) is:
The New BMW X6 xDrive40i M Sport RM 754,800.00
Customers may contact their preferred authorised BMW dealer to learn more about the New BMW X6, or pre-book the new sport SAV via https://www.bmw.com.my/en/all-models/x-series/X6/2023/bmw-x6-overview.html