Following an early redesign of the company’s basic mid-size crossover X5, we are expecting 2020 BMW X6 to go in the same manner. The famous coupe-like crossover has established a new section in the car industry and it’s getting more and more opponents these days. Considering that fact, and the fact that the new X5 is prepared, this redesign appears to be natural.
The new model will come with a great deal of novelties. Of course, the heart will probably likely be new CLAR platform, which will provide better driving dynamics, however other benefits as well. Of course, there is a new styling to come, as well as new interior design. More, we will see a lot of influence from the X5. When it comes to the powertrain, we will see recognizable engines under the hood, though with a nice power increase. Expect to find the new model next year.
2020 BMW X6 Redesign
The new architecture has been introduced in some models already and it is going to soon have its premiere in the next-generation X5 as well. Compared to the previous generation, we will see a lot of benefits. Of course, the focus is on driving dynamics. Therefore it’s no surprise that everyone hopes to find some nice weight savings. Besides weight loss, the new model will likely be distinguished by changes in dimensions.
The new platform brings a 2-inch increase of the wheelbase, which should have a positive effect on the interior area. However, some reports suggest the 2020 X6 may feature less cargo room compared to the outgoing model. Last, the new model needs to be more off-roadable, thanks to the introduction of a new”Off-Road” package, which should come with the same upgrades as for the X5 model.
This variant will come with a lot of upgrades compared to the current model. Of course, there will be some visual update regarding underbody security and related items, but the core is going to be a new 4×4 system. This version will get an entirely new adjustable air suspension system, as well as a new-generation locking differential. Of course, expect to see several advanced systems that will be of a fantastic help on hard terrains. One of them is going to be selectable drive modes, and that means you will be able to select different types of ride, depending on the surface and other driving requirements.
Interior Design and Features
The new 2020 BMW X6 will look sportier compared to the current model. It will be wider and longer, but additionally invisibly. This company, as well as most German producers, has been famous for its conservative approach regarding styling. We can expect the same out of this crossover as well. The front end will be the same as on the new X5.
This would mean a lot of subtle changes, while the core will stay the same. In practice, this would signify the familiar kindle grille will stay, with only minor revision. Same goes for headlights, which is slightly slimmer. Of course, bodywork will be completely new and it will include new bumpers, side skirts etc.. On the other side, the rear end will last in X6’s recognizable manner. A sloping roof silhouette should not be changed a lot. According to some accounts, these two models are going to be around 95% identical.
This would signify a new dashboard layout, which relies on digital controllers and large 12.3 screens. The thing which will describe new 2020 BMW X6’s cabin is new, higher-quality materials. Considering the new model will be slightly bigger, we expect to see more space on the interior as well, through various reports really indicate less cargo quantity. We ought to see a slightly raised level of relaxation. Speaking of comfort, there is a new sunroof design to come. On the other side, the terrible thing is the company’s not so convenient infotainment system will not receive any larger change.
2020 BMW X6 Engine
Under the hood, we will see two recognizable mills. Base 2020 BMW X6 will continue with a comfortable inline-six twin-turbo. This unit has a displacement of 3.0 liters and it’ll get a nice power increase. The new version will have a maximum output of 340 horsepower and 331 pound-feet of torque. An optional V8 will also receive a power increase, but not so significant.
This 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 will feature around 462 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque. Both engines will utilize the same 8-speed automatic transmission. There are two units of this type from the offer. The very first one is a 3.0-liter straight-six, which provides around 265 horsepower. The other one is a large V8, with a maximum power of likely around 400 horses. In the end, expect to see a hi-performance M version in the long run, probably for the 2021-year model.
Release Date and Price
The 2020 BMW X6 is expected to come sometime within the next year. But, we are still waiting for more in-depth information. When it comes to the price, there is absolutely no reason why the new model shouldn’t maintain the same or comparable price range. The current version starts at 63.000, while top models go over 100.000 dollars.