The New 2020 BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupe


BMW just announced the new 2020 X6 Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) which is now in its third iteration and represents more than ten years of market experience. The German automaker combined the attributes of the utility the more aggressive DNA of a coupe to create the X6 and the new SAC class. Expected to launch in November, MSRP pricing starts at $64,300 for the X6 sDrive40i, $66,600 for the X6 xDrive40i and $85,650 for the X6 M50i. Pricing does not include the $995 destination fee.

The X6’s muscular form and sharp, creased lines are the external visuals for a combination of the most advanced powertrain, chassis, safety, driving assistance and technology systems that BMW has to offer. All with the added benefit of a luxurious interior space for up to five passengers, all-surface and all-weather capability and an available factory trailer package rated for up to 7,200 lbs towing.

The 2020 X6 sDrive40i and X6 xDrive40i are available in a choice of either standard xLine or optional M Sport appearance levels. xLine exterior trim such as kidney grille bars, air intakes, grille sides, Air Breather edging and tail pipe surrounds are finished in Pearl-Effect Chrome. The front under-guard protection panel is finished in body color while the rear diffuser panel is Matte Black. Selecting the M Sport Package changes the exterior trim to a High-Gloss Black Shadowline finish while the X6 M50i features a BMW kidney grille and exterior mirror caps painted in Cerium Grey. The calipers of the M Sport brakes (standard on the X6 M50i) are finished in blue.

Inside, the interior arrangement has been refocused on the driver while at the same time offering impeccable quality and finish from all surfaces to transport occupants in glove-like comfort. Vernasca Leather, Sport seats and a Sensatec covered dashboard are standard on all X6 models. Multi-function seats are standard on the X6 M50i and optional on the 40i models. Extended Merino Leather, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather and a leather dashboard are all available as upgrades to suit every level of desired luxury.

Glass applications are available for the transmission selector lever, the iDrive Controller, the start/stop button and the audio volume knob. The optional Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System includes a seven- channel amplifier with a 1,500-watt output and 20 speakers to generate an impressive 3D audio experience for all passengers.

X6 sDrive40i and xDrive40i models are powered by the latest generation of BMW’s 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine which produces 335 hp between 5,500 – 6,500 rpm, an increase of 33 hp over the previous model and 330 lb-ft of torque between 1,500 – 5,200 rpm, an increase of 35 lb-ft of torque.

On the other hand, the X6 M50i is powered by a new and immensely potent version of BMW’s 4.4-liter eight- cylinder TwinPower turbocharged engine. It features two, twin-scroll turbochargers with air-to-water intercooling, High Precision Injection, VALVETRONIC fully variable valve control and Double-VANOS variable camshaft timing. This combination delivers 523 hp between 5,500 and 6,000 rpm and 553 lb-ft of torque between 1,800 – 4,600 rpm – an increase of 78 hp and 74 lb-ft of torque over the previous model’s output.

All models of the 2020 BMW X6 come standard with 9.0 x 20-inch light-alloy wheels with 275/45R20 all-season run-flat tires for those desiring improved all-weather and multi-surface traction. X6 sDrive40i and xDrive40i models offer a wide selection of optional wheel and tire upgrades including; 21-inch wheels with performance run-flat tires and 22-inch wheels with performance non run-flat tires. The X6 M50i owners have the choice of upgrading their vehicles with optional 21-inch wheels with either performance run-flat or non-run-flat tires or 22-inch wheels with performance non- run-flat tires.

The 2020 BMW X6 features an extensive list of standard safety, convenience and entertainment features.

  • 20-inch wheels with all-season run-flat tires
  • 8-speed STEPTRONIC Sport automatic transmission
  • Sport leather steering wheel
  • Live Cockpit Professional with Navigation and iDrive 7
  • Active Protection
  • Active Driving Assistant
  • Active Blind-spot detection
  • Frontal Collision Warning with City Collision Mitigation
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Park Distance Control
  • Comfort Access Keyless Entry
  • Rear View Camera
  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Privacy glass
  • Heated front seats
  • Sensatec dashboard
  • Ambient lighting
  • Anthracite headliner
  • Adaptive Full LED lights
  • Apple CarPlay compatibility
  • Trailer hitch pre-wiring

The X6 M50i adds the following standard equipment

  • M Sport exhaust system
  • M Sport Brakes
  • M Sport Differential
  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • M steering wheel
  • Aerodynamic kit
  • Multi-contour seats
  • 4-zone climate control
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio with 1-year All-Access subscription
  • Harman Kardon surround sound system
  • Wireless Charging
  • WiFi Hotspot
  • Shadowline exterior trim

Optional Packages include:

  • Convenience Package (for X6 40i models only): Includes 4-Zone climate control, SiriusXM Satellite radio with 1-year All Access Subscription, Wireless Charging, WiFi Hotspot, and Enhanced USB & Bluetooth.
  • Dynamic Handling Package (X6 xDrive40i and M50i only) – Integral Active Steering, Adaptive M Suspension Professional, Active Roll Stabilization, M Sport Brakes (standard on X6 M50i) and M Sport Differential (standard on X6 M50i). This Package requires M Sport Package on X6 xDrive40i.
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package – Extended Traffic Jam Assistant for limited access highways, Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Active Lane Keeping Assistant with Side Collision Avoidance, Steering & Traffic Jam Assistant, Automatic Lane Change, Evasion Assistant & Front Cross-Traffic Alert,
  • Luxury Seating Package – Front ventilated seats, Front messaging seats, Multi-contour seats (standard on X6 M50i).
  • M Sport Package (X6 40i models only) – M Sport exhaust system, choice of 20-inch wheels with all-season tires or 21- or 22-inch wheels with performance tires, choice of Adaptive M suspension or 2-axle air suspension or Dynamic Handling Package, choice of interior dash/door trim, M steering wheel, Aerodynamic kit, Shadowline exterior trim.
  • Off-Road Package (X6 xDrive40i only) – M Sport Differential, 2-axle air suspension, front and rear sump guards, off-road xDrive modes with specific instrument and center console interface options.
  • Parking Assistance Plus Package – Back-Up Assistant, Active Park Distance Control, Surround View with 3D View.
  • Premium Package – Remote Engine Start, Head-Up Display, Gesture Control, 4-Zone automatic climate control (standard on X6 M50i), SiriusXM Satellite radio with 1-year All-Access subscription (standard on X6 M50i), Wireless Charging (standard on X6 M50i), WiFi Hotspot (standard on X6 M50i) and Enhanced USB & Bluetooth (standard on X6 M50i).
  • Executive Package – Remote Engine Start, Soft-close automatic doors, Panoramic Sky Lounge LED Sunroof, Rear manual side window shades, Heated and cooled cupholders, 4-zone automatic climate control (standard on X6 M50i), Icon Adaptive LED headlights with Laserlight, Parking Assistant Plus, Head-Up Display, SiriusXM Satellite radio with 1 year All-Access subscription (standard on X6 M50i), Drive Recorder, Wireless Charging (standard on X6 M50i), Gesture Control, WiFi Hotspot and Enhanced USB + Bluetooth (standard on X6 M50i), Active Park Distance Control, Surround View with 3D View.

Stand-alone options include:

  • Remote Engine Start
  • 21-inch and 22-inch alloy wheels
  • M Sport Brakes (standard on X6 M50i)
  • Integral Active Steering (X6 xDrive40i and M50i only)
  • 2-axle air suspension (X6 40i models only)
  • Space-saver spare
  • Aluminum running boards (X6 40i models only)
  • Trailer hitch (7,200 lbs tow rating).
  • Illuminated kidney grille
  • Rear manual side window shades
  • Multi-contour seats (standard on X6 M50i)
  • Glass controls
  • Front and rear heated seats
  • Heated front seat armrests and steering wheel
  • Leather dashboard
  • Icon Adaptive LED headlights with Laserlight
  • Harman Kardon surround sound system (standard on X6 M50i)
  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • Rear Seat Entertainment Professional
  • Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection
  • Extended Shadowline exterior trim
  • Acoustic glass

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