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2009 BMW Concept X6 ActiveHybrid Preview Fresno CA

BMW calls the X6 the world's first "Sports Activity Coupe." It is "the most sporting and dynamic interpretation of a BMW X model," with emphasis on "the car's active driving potential." The design of the X6 presents a very clear BMW DNA. The short overhang, hood, and roofline silhouette appear very similar to that of the X5 up to the B-pillar.

Weber BMW
(559) 447-6700
7171 N Palm Ave
Fresno, CA
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BMW South County
(619) 873-4386
720 El Cajon Blvd
El Cajon, CA
 
Nick Alexander Imports
(323) 583-1901
6333 S Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA
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Century West BMW
(818) 432-5800
4245 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA
 
South Bay BMW
(310) 939-7300
18800 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
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Weber BMW
(559) 447-6700
7171 N Palm Ave
Fresno, CA
 
Peter Pan BMW
(650) 349-9077
2695 S El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA
 
Sterling BMW
(949) 645-5900
3000 W Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, CA
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East Bay BMW
(888) 593-7018
4350 Rosewood Dr
Pleasanton, CA
 
Valley BMW
(209) 575-0269
4369 McHenry Ave
Modesto, CA
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2009 BMW Concept X6 ActiveHybrid Preview

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Critical Knowledge:

  • The first "Sports Activity Coupe"

  • Based on the 5 Series platform

  • Four-passenger seating

  • Offering gasoline and hybrid powerplants

  • ActiveHybrid model is 20 percent more fuel efficient

  • First to offer Dynamic Performance Control

  • Unique two-mode hybrid transmission

Introduction
BMW introduced their first Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV)"designated the X5"in 1999. Based on the 5 Series platform, and sharing many of the mechanicals and electronics, the X5 was offered with standard all-wheel drive and a choice of 6- or 8-cylinder power. Unlike other sport utility vehicles of the time, the 5-passenger BMW X5 was designed to favor sporting road use with limited off-road intentions. The X5 was a success, encouraging Porsche, Audi, and Volkswagen to follow with their own luxury sporty utility vehicles.

BMW calls its Concept X6 and the Concept X6 ActiveHybrid "Sports Activity Coupes," and follows that it is the first of its kind to market. Larger and longer than the X5, but seating only 4 occupants (the current X5 offers seating for up to 7), the X6 is designed to offer an even higher level of on-road sport, luxury and elegances.

Design
BMW calls the X6 the world's first "Sports Activity Coupe." It is "the most sporting and dynamic interpretation of a BMW X model," with emphasis on "the car's active driving potential." The design of the X6 presents a very clear BMW DNA. The short overhang, hood, and roofline silhouette appear very similar to that of the X5 up to the B-pillar. At that point, the greenhouse plunges down, coupe-like, as the low-slung roof meets the integrated rear spoiler at the thick D-pillar. The rear overhang is long, emphasizing its sporty and sleek intentions....

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