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  1. 1. BMW XX xDrive  iX xDrive  iThe UltimateDriving Machine®BMW Effi cientDynamicsLess emissions. More driving pleasure.THE BMW X .TEST THE LIMITS OF EXHILARATION.Sam Swope BMWI-64 & S. Hurstboune ParkwayLouisville, KY 40299Phone: 502-499-5080http://samswopebmw.com/
  2. 2. POWER, PLEASURE ANDALL-ROADS PERFORMANCE.The silhouette of a sleek, muscular coupe. The dynamic traction of an SAV.® The lightning-quick cornering ofDynamic Performance Control. The BMW X6 is the world’s fi rst four-door Sports Activity Coupe® – a concept whereTwinPower Turbocharging, sophisticated luxury, and fl exible storage and seating all support your driving ambitions.
  3. 3. Contents04 05The BMW XA POWERFULPERSPECTIVE.TechnologyINNOVATIONS ANDREVELATIONS.EquipmentPERSONALIZEDPERFORMANCE.  DesignGrabs attention – and the road.  DynamicsBreaking new ground. Setting newstandards.  BMW ConnectedDriveConnectivity that stands apart.  BMW Effi cientDynamicsIndulge your passion while protectingthe environment.  Daring designsDramatically different: Wally.  Interior designA familiar perspective inside a uniquevehicle. bmwusa.com/X  BMW ConnectedDriveIntelligent networking for greaterconvenience, infotainment and safety.  BMW Effi cientDynamicsVehicles that require little and give a lot.  BMW TwinPower Turbo enginesIt all revolves around you. Severalthousand times per minute.  Advanced driving technologiesInnovative systems for more drivingpleasure.  Safety featuresHigh-tech bodyguards: active and passivesafety features.  Equipment combinations  BMW Individual  Exterior colors  Upholstery colors and materials  Interior trims  Recommended color combinations  Equipment features and options  Original BMW AccessoriesOverviewSPECIFICATIONSAND SERVICES.  Build Your Own  Technical data  BMW ServicesExclusive offers for BMW customers.The world’s first Sports Activity Coupe® has inspired many would-becompetitors to copy the BMW X concept. But not one has equalledits combination of elegant coupe style, all-road agility, five-doorpracticality, fuel efficiency and jaw-dropping sports car performance.The X is an automotive tour de force – from the brilliant, available LEDheadlights to the bright thinking behind all the features, inside and out,that delight driver and passengers alike. It is perfectly at ease masteringslippery downhill drives and making sophisticated uptown scenes. Itmakes no compromises. And it will definitely attract attention, whereverit goes.EditorialALLURING. ELEGANT.TOTALLY UNIQUE.Equipment of model shown: BMW X xDrive  iEngine:   -valve BMW TwinPower Turbo  . -liter inline six-cylinder engineOutput:    hpWheels:   " Y Spoke (Style    ) light alloy wheels with mixed tiresExterior color: Midnight Blue MetallicUpholstery: Ivory White Extended Nappa LeatherInterior trim: Dark Bamboo WoodFor technical specifi cations, see pages   -  .
  4. 4. Design06 07GRABS ATTENTION– AND THE ROAD.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  5. 5. Design08 09Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”The X6 is a born performer that will raise eyebrows and then pulse rates – especially thefi rst time you experience curve-grabbing, acceleration-boosting Dynamic PerformanceControl. BMW’s TwinPower Turbo engines include the award-winning inline six-cylinder thatpropels the X6 xDrive35i with smooth, rapid confi dence; an effi cient 400-hp V-8 drives theX6 xDrive50i. And now, with the available BMW M Performance Package, both X6 modelsharness more horses for unending thrills. Press the accelerator pedal – and hold on.EXHILARATIONHAS A NAME: X .TURBOCHARGED EXCITEMENT.
  7. 7. Dynamics12 13Not all roads are dry and level. That’s good news for the BMW X6. It welcomeschallenges, easily tackling wet or rough surfaces, tight corners, steep climbs and steeperdownhills. On steep downhill grades, press the Hill Descent Control buttonto help keep the BMW X6 to a steady crawl without even touching the brakes.Speaking of brakes, Dynamic Stability Control includes four innovative brake-optimizing features. When stopped on a hill, Start-off Assistant helps keepthe BMW X6 from rolling after you take your foot off the brake pedal. When you quicklytake your foot off the accelerator, Brake Stand-by anticipates the needfor a short stop, and pre-tenses the calipers. Whenever moisture is detected, BrakeDrying periodically, discreetly brings the brake pads into contactwith the rotors to help dry them. And on long, gradual downhill slopes,BMW’s Brake Fade Compensation helps keep your brake pedalaction even, so you don’t have to keep increasing brake pressure.ADAPTABLE GRIP. SMART BRAKES.CONQUERANY ROAD INANY WEATHER.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features,packages and technical specifi cations. Visit bmwusa.com, selectthe BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  8. 8. In addition to inventing its own class, the BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupe® brings with it a host ofinnovative technologies. For example, power distribution is nominally 40% front axle, 60% rear, forbalanced handling. However, BMW’s xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive technology continuously andundetectably transfers power forward and back between both axles, depending upon which hasgreater traction. And Dynamic Performance Control adds a secondary functionality of shiftingpower between the rear wheels. This helps maintain the sportier driving dynamics associatedwith rear-wheel-drive vehicles, so you get the best of both worlds: sporty road feel combinedwith pavement-hugging traction. It’s an idea that perfectly fits the BMW X6.YOU CAN’T THROW ITOFF GUARD.DRIVE ALL YOU WANT.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  9. 9. Keep totally informed and in touch at all times. Everyday drivingis now easier and more assured, thanks to BMW ConnectedDrivefeatures that provide you with vital up-to-the-second information.Avoid traffi c jams with Google Maps™-assisted Navigation systemwith Real Time Traffi c Information. See what’s way ahead in the darkwith infrared BMW Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection. Gain abird’s-eye view of your surroundings when parking with Rear-viewand Top-view Cameras. Driver assistance systems, such as ActiveCruise Control and Lane Departure Warning, help you reach yourdestination safely. Head-up Display helps you keep your eyesfocused on the road by streaming relevant data, such as speed,Navigation system instructions and warning messages fromthe driver assistance systems, directly onto the windshield.And, should something unforeseen occur while en route,BMW Assist™ will automatically make an emergency callwhile giving aid services your accurate position.BMW CONNECTED DRIVE.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packagesand technical specifi cations. Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model ofyour choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”CONNECTIVITYTHAT STANDSAPART.BMW ConnectedDriveIn touch with your world.
  10. 10. BMW EfficientDynamics18 19BMW Effi cientDynamics: innovations in sustainability. The BMW X makes it clearat a glance: compromise is not an option. That’s why, thanks to BMW Effi cientDynamicstechnology, the X is able to balance its great power with high effi ciency and lowemissions. The X ’s inline six and V- TwinPower Turbo engines make use ofBMW’s Valvetronic variable intake engine technology that helps engines “breathe”better. This, combined with High Precision Direct Injection technology, virtuallyeliminates turbo lag while delivering one of the most fuel-effi cient ratings in bothengine classes. BMW Effi cientDynamics’ measures extend to the  -speedtransmission that effi ciently maximizes engine power; intelligent lightweightconstruction that shaves fuel-consuming excess pounds; environmentallycompatible manufacturing and recycling techniques; and Brake Energy Regenerationtechnology, which makes practical use of the kinetic energy normally wastedwhen braking or coasting. Add in the myriad other inspired Effi cientDynamicstechnologies and it’s no wonder BMW has been internationally recognizedfor industry-leading environmental sustainability, year after year.INDULGE YOUR PASSION WHILEGet the latest information on BMW standard and optional features,packages and technical specifi cations. Visit bmwusa.com, selectthe BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”PROTECTING THEENVIRONMENT.
  11. 11. Daring designs20 21Daring designs: futuristic boats and the BMW X .The initial Wallypower sketch was a drawing of a Batman boat done by Bassani’s children.DRAMATICALLY DIFFERENT:MISTER WALLY.A bold innovator in yacht design, Milan-born LucaBassani Antivari’s seminal concepts from the early    s, initially derided, are now global design icons.Bassani’s boats are not different for effect.Their differences are their strengths.THEESSENCEOF COOLAT SEA.Ever since Luca Bassani Antivari breezed inwith his fi rst futuristic   -foot racing vessel,there have really been only two types of ultra-exclusive yachts: the traditional and the Wally.The latter is already an icon of our time,synonymous with cool, clever modernity.Bassani,   , is a bold nonconformist whoexudes a surprisingly quiet certainty. Everygesture says, “I’m on exactly the right track.”The name of his Monaco-based company isalso surprising. You have to be fairly laid back toname your business after an American comicstrip character. But it all makes sense becauseBassani’s boats always surprise with theirunusual character and technical solutions. Forexample, the    -foot two-master Wallygator IIhas an unusually wide stern and a specialanchor management system in the center.We meet in a north Italian boatyard, the barestructure of Bassani’s third Wally standinginverted in front of us. Bassani’s creations areaudacious, surprising and refreshingly different.It’s easy to think that Bassani is being provoca-tive on purpose with the daring simplicity ofhis boats. But Wally is not different for itsown sake. “Wally is a way of looking at things,”he says. “A way of considering what is reallyneeded on the water and fi nding new solutions.”His debut motor yacht, the    -foot,   ,   -hpWallypower, surges from Monaco to Portofi noin a short one and a half hours. Once there, youenjoy your aperitif – not on the stuffy afterdeck,but on the foredeck, cooled by the eveningbreeze – another of Bassani’s ideas. As for theprism-shape superstructure, that was actuallysketched by Bassani’s children. It was theirvision of a cool boat for Batman.Clearly, Bassani likes to get to the heart ofmatters in his own particular way. And when thischarming provocateur does anything, he doesit with utter conviction. The Wallypower standsas a design icon and even became a fi lm starin the science fi ction movie, The Island. It alsobecame the prototype for his motor yacht range,from the new   -foot WallyOne to a   -foot,four-cabin rocket capable of   knots.It’s easy to see why Bassani enjoys his BMW X ,with its focus on driving pleasure and strongindividual presence. He can even imagine alighter version of the vehicle – one that uses thecomposite-fi ber technology used on his boats.“Ultimately,” he says, “a car has to be like a boat:to give enjoyment, look good and drive well.Otherwise it doesn’t interest me.”
  12. 12. Interior design22 23On the road and behind the wheel, the X stands out. This Sports Activity Coupe®may be diffi cult to classify at fi rst glance. But from behind the wheel, it is pure BMW.The leather-wrapped multi-function sport steering wheel swiftly transmits your everydriving input; steering wheel-mounted paddles make shifting through the gears amotorsport-inspired experience. Gauges and instrument dials, enhanced with elegantPearl Gloss trim, are easy to read; every control is conveniently placed within arm’slength. Covering the instrument panel in soft leather adds to the premium ambiance.Standard appointments include iDrive, which offers a variety of entertainment andcommunications options, six programmable memory buttons, and a hard drive with  GB of space that can store up to  ,   songs. Kneepads that give your legs abetter grip in tight turns add a unique touch. And the commanding seat positionreminds you: once you’re in the BMW X , you’re in charge of the road.A FAMILIARPERSPECTIVEINSIDE A UNIQUE VEHICLE.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  13. 13. PURE BMWLUXURY.   DEGREES OFLuxury every day. You have to hand it to the BMW designers: they truly understand the concept of comfort. The BMW X offersa spacious interior that seats up to fi ve, with a surprising amount of leg- and headroom for both the front and back seats. And whilesome all-wheel-drive vehicles may favor utility over luxury, the BMW X impresses with a wealth of premium interior features, suchas supple leather upholstery and exotic Dark Bamboo Wood trim. So no matter what the scenery outside offers, the view of thecabin is always fi rst-rate.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  14. 14. BMW ConnectedDrive26 27Every day, our world is becoming increasingly networked. Many BMW drivers, however, are betterconnected than the rest, obtaining information on the road, communicating by phone or email, andalways updated on the latest events. BMW ConnectedDrive encompasses all these services, includingtraffi c features that allow BMW vehicles and their occupants to network with the outside world.BMW ConnectedDriveIn touch with your world.Enhanced mobile networking. The BMW Vision ConnectedDrive is a visionary Roadster whoseamazing design goes far deeper than its dynamic, fl owing lines. Three levels in the interior each symbolizea facet of BMW ConnectedDrive – Convenience, Infotainment and Safety; accompanying functions andcontrols are highlighted with different colored lights that illuminate information. An extraordinary synthesisof exterior and interior style and substance, the BMW Vision ConnectedDrive points the way to a mobilenetworking future. More information on this concept vehicle and further research projects can be foundin the Future Lab. bmw.com/futurelabNOW YOUR BMW CONNECTS YOU TO EVEN MORE THANTHE ROAD: INTRODUCING BMW CONNECTED DRIVE.BMW drivers have long been accustomed to seamless communication between their vehicles and their personal and professional lives – makinghands-free phone calls, and using BMW Assist™ to request information or assistance. Now, with the BMW ConnectedDrive concept, that ideahas come to encompass all the services and innovative technologies that network BMW vehicles and their passengers with the outside world.BMW ConnectedDrive provides greater convenience, infotainment, safety and security.Convenience. BMW ConnectedDrive innovations include helpful devices that make driving, navigating and parking much easier – and leave youmuch more relaxed.Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function and FrontCollision Warning System lets you preset both desired speed andfollowing distance. When Active Cruise Control recognizes slowervehicles ahead, it reduces your speed to maintain a preset distance.Once the lane ahead becomes free, the system accelerates up to thedesired speed. In slow-moving traffi c, Stop & Go can bring you to acomplete stop, if needed. The Front Collision Warning System alertsyou if your vehicle is in danger of running into the vehicle ahead. Ifnecessary, the brake system also prepares to engage. Even whennot using the Active Cruise Control technology, the Front CollisionWarning System is still active.Top-, Side- and Rear-view Cameras around the vehicle show thesurroundings on the Control Display, for enhanced visibility. The Top-view Camera provides a bird’s-eye view of the road alongside the doors.These images, taken by cameras positioned in the exterior mirrors, helpguide you when maneuvering in tight spaces. Side-view Cameras inthe front bumpers show traffi c approaching the front of the vehicle fromthe sides, such as when exiting a garage. The Rear-view Camera,located behind the BMW badge on the trunk lid, shows the area behindthe vehicle. Working with Park Distance Control, interactive guidelinesindicate if the vehicle can fi t in a parking space, and display parkingtrajectories and turn angles. Cruise control is not a substitute for the driver’s own responsibility in adjusting speed and otherwisecontrolling the vehicle. After evaluating the road, traffi c and visibility conditions, the driver must decidewhether and how the system is used.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  15. 15. BMW ConnectedDrive28 29STAY TOTALLY IN TOUCHWHEREVER YOU GO – WITHBMW CONNECTED DRIVE.Whether you’re far from home or just in the next town, BMW Assist™offers convenience and peace of mind. There are new ConnectedDrivefeatures that extend BMW’s leadership in wireless communications.Marvel at an extensive array of new Mobile Offi ce functions. Get a visualimage of your callers. With BMW Assist, you enjoy all this – and more.BMW Apps lets you access Social Networks, music PlugIn and VideoPlayback through your iPhone,® and see them on the Display screen.Tune in to Web radio and search for stations from around the globeby name, location or genre.You can also store your favorite stations,fi nd similar stations, display station information, and change the qualityof the audio.Your favorite entries are stored on your iPhone, so you cantake them with you from one vehicle to another.Please note: • A broadband data link is required. The costs for this (e.g., data roaming) are regulatedby the customer agreement with the mobile phone service provider.• Not all features available while vehicle is in motion; see dealer for details.• Web radio audio quality depends on the bit rate of the station, and data receptiondepends on your cell service. Data transfer comes over the iPhone.Access content from your Twitter™ and Facebook® accounts to stayon top of what’s happening with friends and family. The system caneven read posts aloud, so you can keep your focus on the road. You canquickly post prewritten tweets that are further personalized by your BMWto let everyone know where you are and that you’re enjoying the drive.When you select PlugIn from the BMW Apps menu, the iPhone exportsa typical iPod® look and control to your BMW through the video connec-tion. You can then search for your favorite music by playlist, artist, album,song, genre or composer, just as you would on your iPhone.Please note: The BMW Connected App must be installed on your iPhone for the PlugIn to connect.Enjoy the instant gratifi cation of music on-demand in your BMW, thanksto MOG® – another part of BMW Apps. Browse, search and play any of  million songs in the MOG music library. Subscribing to MOG’s Primoservice allows you to take advantage of the seamless integration of MOG’smobile app.Part of BMW Apps, Pandora Radio is an innovative streaming audioservice that delivers personalized music selections right to your BMW.Create new stations and tailor your listening experience by rating songswith either a thumbs-up or thumbs-down. Even while listening, you canstay in touch: your BMW can still receive calls through Bluetooth® withoutmissing a beat. Requires BMW Apps option and an iPhone.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi ca-tions. Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”BMW Assist gives you peace of mind knowing that a friendly responsespecialist is there to help you   / , at the touch of a button. The SafetyPlan includes Automatic Collision Notifi cation, Emergency Request(SOS), TeleService, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Door Unlock, StolenVehicle Recovery, Customer Relations and MyInfo. The ConveniencePlan adds personalized Directions, Traffi c and Weather reports, BMWOnline and Concierge services for restaurant and hotel recommendations,with the destination address and phone number sent to your BMW.Make up to four operator-assisted calls per year with Critical Callingif your mobile phone is not available or its battery is discharged.Use the time you spend in your vehicle even more effectively with BMW’sMobile Offi ce feature. For example, text messages and emails can betransferred from your Bluetooth paired phone directly to the vehicle’siDrive Display and can be read back to you using Text-to-speech func-tionality and the vehicle’s audio system. Thanks to Bluetooth audiostreaming, you can enjoy wireless playback of your music fi les; yourpersonal audio library can even be accessed via the iDrive Controller. Not all mobile phones are compatible with Mobile Offi ce, and some compatible phones supporta limited number of Mobile Offi ce functions. For the complete list of compatible mobile phonesand the details regarding which Mobile Offi ce functions are supported by each phone, please visitbmwusa.com/bluetooth.Enhanced functions for the iPod and USB adapter add to the easeand pleasure of using your iPod or iPhone. Want to know which CD thatsong comes from? The album cover is shown on your Display screen.Don’t purchase additional cables – your iPod or iPhone’s original USBcable connects to your BMW’s USB port. Another rare feature: withBMW Assist and Bluetooth audio streaming, you can wirelessly playmusic through the BMW audio system from any Bluetooth compatiblemusic player or mobile phone, from anywhere in your vehicle. In fact,the audio library appears on the Display screen, where you can use theiDrive Controller knob to make your selection.MyInfo allows you to send business locations and street addressesto your BMW from Google Maps.™ Destinations and phone numberscan be accessed and exported to your Navigation system for immediateroute guidance.BMW Online allows online access to up-to-date fuel prices and gasstation locations; the latest weather forecasts, advisories and warnings;Dow Jones, S&P    and NASDAQ indices; and the powerful reach ofthe Google Maps database – all delivered on the Control Display insideyour vehicle. Access news headlines and have them read aloud via Text-to-speech technology. “Send to Mail” pinpoints your current location andplanned destination, and allows you to send the information to any smart-phone or email account. Then it’s just a quick hyperlink to Google Mapsfor your friends and family to see where you are and where you’re going. bmwusa.com/connecteddrive
  16. 16. BMW is passionate about researching and developing systems that ensure advanced and effi cientmobility. Which is why the BMW X , like every BMW, comes with comprehensive, multi-award-winningBMW Effi cientDynamics technology. BMW Effi cientDynamics innovations reduce fuel consumptionand CO emissions while maximizing engine output and dynamic performance. Less fuel, more drivingpleasure – a contradiction that BMW has resolved once and for all.BMW EfficientDynamicsLess emissions. More driving pleasure.BMW EfficientDynamics30 31BMW EFFICIENT DYNAMICS.VEHICLES THAT REQUIRE LITTLE AND GIVE A LOT.BMW was one of the fi rst automotive manufacturers to pursue effi cient driving technologies – one part of our award-winning sustainability strategy.Our commitment to Effi cientDynamics means we are continuously developing innovative systems that bring us closer to our long-term goal of emis-sions-free mobility. However, we remain equally committed to driving pleasure, which is being pursued in different ways. First, there is the continuingoptimization of conventional diesel- and gasoline-powered models. Second, BMW hybrid vehicles are already on the road. Third, the fi rst    percentelectrically powered BMW – the BMW ActiveE – is being distributed in a fi eld trial to customers. And fourth, the fl eet of BMW Hydrogen  vehiclesimpressively demonstrated the potential for combining hydrogen drive with a combustion engine.Since     BMW has been able to reduce the CO emissions of its entire fl eet by approximately   percent. BMW has rolled out more than twomillion vehicles equipped with Effi cientDynamics:   models already produce less than    g of CO per mile, and BMW intends to achieve afurther   percent reduction by     . BMW Effi cientDynamics represents the most comprehensive package of innovative technologies currentlyin production, for reducing fuel consumption and emissions while simultaneously creating The Ultimate Driving Machine.®Different paths to the same destination: unmistakable BMW driving pleasure. Under the umbrella of the BMW Effi cientDynamics project,BMW is continuously developing innovative systems that will bring us closer to the goal of emissions-free mobility in the long term. This BMWprogram for more driving pleasure is based on several pillars:Eco-friendly technology. The development of more effi cient vehicles powered by conventional diesel and gasoline engines are continuing chal-lenges. A comprehensive technology directive enables the reduction of fuel consumption and emissions, while at the same time increasing poweroutput and driving enjoyment. These advances are based on innovations such as BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, Brake Energy Regeneration,air curtain front apron design, and many others.BMW ActiveHybrid. With the BMW ActiveHybrid  and the BMW ActiveHybrid  , BMW has impressive hybrid production models in its line. Soonthe BMW ActiveHybrid  will be joining the team. All these models combine outstanding effi ciency with superlative dynamic ability.BMW Electric Vehicles. The BMW ActiveE is the fi rst    % electric –    % BMW vehicle. A milestone for Effi cientDynamics, the BMW ActiveEachieves emissions-free mobility without compromising the performance that is a BMW trademark. Based on the  Series Coupe, it launched in early    .The BMW i brand will launch two completely new vehicle concepts for sustainable mobility in an urban environment. Key features of the BMW iand BMW i include the use of lightweight materials such as Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP), electric drive systems, powerful battery tech-nology and eco-friendly production methods. The BMW i launches in     and the i in     ; both are an important part of BMW Effi cientDynamicstechnologies. bmwactivatethefuture.com bmw-i-usa.comBMW TwinPower Turbo technology. Benefi ting from BMW’sinnovative twin-scroll turbocharging technology that reclaims the energycontained in exhaust gases, the X engines deliver quick accelerationwhile virtually eliminating turbo lag.High Precision Direct Injection. In this latest-generation direct fuelinjection system, the piezo injectors are positioned very close to thespark plugs. They inject fuel at high pressure, with extreme precision,for very effi cient combustion.Double-VANOS valve timing. BMW’s VANOS valve timing system“steplessly” varies the points in the combustion cycle when valves openand close. Double-VANOS refers to the fact that it operates on both theintake and exhaust camshafts. Electronically controlled in response toengine speed, temperature and load, it reduces emissions, and enhanceslow- to medium-speed torque, as well as fuel effi ciency.Valvetronic. BMW’s Valvetronic valve control system improves engineresponse and refi nement, while also helping to reduce fuel consumption.The system helps the engine “breathe” better by providing fully variablelift adjustment of the inlet valves. -speed Sport Automatic transmission. This transmission providesextremely fast shifting in both automatic and STEPTRONIC shift modes.By increasing the number of gears to eight, the transmission providesa more effi cient shifting sequence and improved fuel economy.Electric Power Steering. Unlike conventional, hydraulic steeringsystems, electric power steering draws power only during actual steeringmovements. When the steering wheel position is constant, the electricmotor is inactive.Brake Energy Regeneration. With Brake Energy Regeneration, thealternator generates electricity only when the driver takes his or her footoff the accelerator. The kinetic energy that was previously unharnessedis transformed into electrical energy, which is then fed into the battery.In this way, electricity is generated without consuming fuel.THE BMW X SPORTS ACTIVITY COUPE.®BMW EFFICIENT DYNAMICS INNOVATIONS.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi ca-tions. Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  17. 17. IT ALL REVOLVES AROUND YOU.SEVERAL THOUSAND TIMES PER MINUTE.Engines that power innovation. Year after year, BMW engines have garnered accolades for their output, refi nement and high-revving ability.Beneath the hood of the X xDrive  i and X xDrive  i are two of the world’s most sophisticated engines. They are designed to deliver on BMW’sEffi cientDynamics philosophy: increased power with decreased fuel consumption and emissions. You’ll enjoy the thrill of BMW performance whilehelping to protect the environment every day.Engines32 33BMW X xDrive  i.BMW’s  . -liter TwinPower Turbo V- is the essence of an iron fi st ina velvet glove. Calling on two parallel turbochargers, its robust    hpaccelerates the X xDrive  i smoothly from  -  in a scant  . seconds,while the boost from    lb-ft of peak torque is sustained from     rpmall the way to     rpm. Equipped with the M Performance Package, theoutput rises to    hp. And, thanks to High Precision Direct Injection,this V- is also extremely fuel effi cient. BMW AG test results. BMW urges you to obey all posted speed laws and always wear safety belts.With    lb-ft of maximum torque, the TwinPowerTurbo V- engine in the BMW X xDrive  i offerstremendous pulling power across the entire revrange.0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000Engine speed (rpm)Torque(lb-ft)Torque (lb-ft)Power output (hp)525450375300225150750             Poweroutput(hp)BMW X xDrive  i.BMW’s universally lauded inline six-cylinder, TwinPower Turbo enginefeatures twin-scroll turbo technology, High Precision Direct Injectionand BMW’s variable valve timing technology, which helps the engine“breathe” better. The result: turbo lag is virtually eliminated, while postingone of the most fuel-effi cient ratings in its class. In just  . seconds,the X xDrive  i is rushing past   mph, thanks to a maximum outputof    hp at     rpm;    hp with the M Performance Package. Addingto the excitement,    lb-ft of peak torque begins at just     rpm anddoesn’t end until     rpm.Torque(lb-ft)The BMW X xDrive  i with TwinPower Turbotechnology: maximum output is combined withminimum fuel consumption.                                Engine speed (rpm)                                       lb-ft of torque@     –     rpmTorque (lb-ft)Power output (hp)Poweroutput(hp)
  18. 18. Advanced driving technologies34 35Every BMW vehicle is engineered to provide the most thrilling and precise connection to the road.This is achieved through innovative axle technologies that increase stiffness front and rear, whilereducing weight through the use of lightweight aluminum components. The BMW X ’s near-perfect  /  weight distribution offers strikingly well-balanced road feel, with responsive characteristicsvirtually unmatched by any competitor on the road today.THE FEELING OF DRIVING THE BMW X IS SIMPLYINCREDIBLE. LIKE THE TECHNOLOGY BEHIND IT.The formula sounds simple: a near-perfect   /  weight distribution between the front and rear axles. Yet few other makes have ever been able toduplicate this balance. BMW’s engineers also have conjured similar triumphs in neutral steering properties, directional stability and traction control.A lightweight multi-link integral rear suspension and wide track improve the responsiveness of the dampers, providing a more comfortable ride.Here are some more advanced technologies that combine to make the BMW X such a powerful presence on the road.Active Steering. This system delivers greaterdriving enjoyment with even more direct steer-ing when cornering, and greater agility on twistysections of road. At low and moderate speeds,it takes just two turns of the steering wheel tomove the front wheels from far left to far right.When the steering wheel is turned the sameamount at higher speeds, the steering ratiogradually changes, providing greater directionalstability and more comfortable cruising.Dynamic Performance Control. WherexDrive all-wheel drive can send available powerfrom the rear to the front, Dynamic PerformanceControl smoothly apportions available powerbetween the rear wheels. When cornering,Dynamic Performance Control sends morepower to the outside rear wheel, enabling thevehicle to “turn in” with less understeer. Mini-mizing understeer (the tendency to plowthrough a turn) lets you make tight turns andcorner with confi dence.Adaptive Drive. The Adaptive Drive systemcombines the two active chassis controlsystems: Active Roll Stabilization (ARS) andDynamic Damping Control (DDC). In corners,the vehicle’s body tends to roll, affectinghandling characteristics. ARS twists speciallydesigned two-piece anti-roll bars to generatestronger resistance to body roll, keeping thevehicle more level and providing maximumstability and agility. DDC, on the other hand,instantly and continuously adjusts the shockabsorbers from the softest to the fi rmestsettings. The result is exceptional ridingcomfort and fl uid handling at all times, duringchanges in vehicle speed, load or road anddriving conditions.Hill Descent Control (HDC). This featurehelps the BMW X drive down steep hills with-out having to “ride the brake.” By pressing theHDC button, the system keeps the X ’s speedunder control automatically. -speed Sport Automatic transmission.This transmission adjusts to your style – fromcomfortable cruising to very dynamic driving. Tochange gears, you can use the selector lever orsteering wheel-mounted gear shift paddles. InSport mode, modifi ed clutch settings allow veryquick adjustments in engine speed, for minimalshift times. The close spacing of the eight gearsoptimizes acceleration, while also maximizingeffi ciency and comfortable shifting.xDrive. Even when driving on wet roads, overslippery leaves, snow and ice – regardless ofthe road surface quality – the xDrive intelligentall-wheel-drive system and Dynamic StabilityControl (DSC) give you road-gripping stabilityand outstanding traction. xDrive reacts immedi-ately upon detecting over- or understeer, andemploys an electronically controlled multi-plateclutch to redistribute drivepower between axlesin just fractions of a second.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  19. 19. HIGH-TECH BODYGUARDS:ACTIVE AND PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES.The X is equipped with BMW’s full range of state-of-the-art active and passive safety technologies. Active safety features, such as Xenon AdaptiveHeadlights, powerful engines and large brakes, help you see and respond to potentially dangerous situations. Should an accident prove unavoidable,passive safety features, such as airbags and an extremely stiff body, are designed to help protect you and your passengers. After a severe impact,a host of features spring into action: the doors automatically unlock, headlights and taillights fl ash, the starter cable is disconnected from the batteryand the fuel supply is cut off. Should any airbags deploy, BMW Assist™ response specialists are automatically alerted and notifi ed of your location.Safety features36 37Dynamic Stability Control (DSC). This system provides remarkabletenacity on slippery road surfaces. If it senses over- or understeer, itmodulates engine power and can apply brakes individually to help keepthe vehicle under control and going in the intended direction. Start-offAssistant, a feature of DSC, prevents the vehicle from rolling backwardon a hill for  . seconds after taking your foot off the brake. The systemalso includes Brake Fade Compensation, which lets you use the sameamount of pedal force, even when the brakes are heated; Brake Stand-by,which pre-tenses the brakes for quicker action if you suddenly removeyour foot from the accelerator pedal; and Brake Drying, which periodicallybrings the brake pads into contact with the rotors to eliminate accumu-lated moisture when it rains.Airbags. Six airbags are designed to deploy only as needed in the eventof a collision: one front- and side-impact airbag each for the driver andfront passenger, and Head Protection System (HPS) airbags at the sidesof the front and rear cabin to help protect all occupants.Active Head Restraints. Mounted in the front seats, they reducethe risk of whiplash or neck/head/spine injury. When sensors detect arear-end collision, the headrests rapidly and automatically pivot forward,supporting the driver’s and front-seat occupant’s heads.Note: These pictures of airbags are for illustrative purposes only. Depending upon the type ofaccident, none, some or all airbags may deploy.Dynamic Performance Control. The X flexibly distributes driveforce between the wheels of the rear axle. This active distribution ofpower increases agility in corners and makes steering even more precise.The overall result is a noticeable increase in sportiness and optimumdriving dynamics.Tire Pressure Monitor. This feature alerts you when there is a suddenand irregular drop in tire pressure. Should the target pressure of a tire fallbelow   %, both a warning light and acoustic alarm are triggered.Run-flat tires. Thanks to reinforced sidewalls, run-flat tires maintaintheir shape and rim position even after suffering a complete loss of tirepressure. They allow you to continue driving at a reduced speed untilyou reach a safe area to change a tire or wait for Roadside Assistance.Note: Please see the Owner’s Manual for more information on run-fl at tires that details allotted milesto travel and load weight rules.Impact-absorbing bumpers. These, and compressible “crush tubes”front and rear, help absorb the force of impact in collisions up to  mph,minimizing damage to the vehicle’s body and simplifying repairs. Only athigher impact speeds do structural supports begin to deform, dissipatingimpact energy to help protect occupants.Active Steering. This system adjusts both steering ratio and steeringforce in relation to driving speed. At low to medium speeds, a small turnof the steering wheel translates into a big turn of the front wheels. Youenjoy more agility in city driving, quicker turns on twisting roads, andeasier parking maneuvers. At higher speeds, a larger turn of the steeringwheel is needed to turn the front wheels, resulting in greater straight-linestability.Extremely rigid body. The BMW X features a protective safety cellthat directs severe impact forces around the passenger compartment.Thanks to BMW’s intelligent lightweight design and the use of high-strength steels, the interior passenger compartment is surrounded bya remarkably strong shell.Xenon Adaptive Headlights. These low and high beams enhanceillumination of the road ahead at night or in poor visibility. Four LEDCorona headlight-rings, which can be used as Daytime Running Lights,also serve as parking lights. Adaptive Headlights automatically swivelto follow the curves of the road. Light distribution is automaticallyadapted to the road speed and steering angle.Cornering Lights. Positioned in the two inner headlights, CorneringLights are automatically activated by using the turn indicator or changingthe steering wheel angle, even when the vehicle is at rest.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi ca-tions. Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  20. 20. Equipment combinations38 39ELEGANT AND SPORTY.Elegant eye-catcher: the xDrive  i lettering on the side of the vehicle.   -inch Double Spoke (Style    ) light-alloy wheels emphasize the X ’ssporty nature.A BMW X to excite the senses: the sporty Vermilion Red Metallic exterior raises your emotions, while the light Oyster Nevada Leather upholstery, set off by DarkBamboo Wood trim, rewards your sense of esthetics.Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsThe X xDrive  i’s rich Black Sapphire Metallic paint frames the interior upholstered in elegant Sand Beige Nevada Leather, set off by Ash Grain Wood trim.Gleaming Y Spoke (Style    ) light alloy wheels and an aluminum running board add visual interest to the exterior.Equipment features and options Technical data | Build Your Own BMW ServicesGet the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  21. 21. BMW Individual40 41Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsBMW INDIVIDUAL. THE EXCLUSIVE WAY TO DRIVE A BMW.Experience BMW Individual interactive with theBMW Individual iPad® App.For those who dream of a vehicle that refl ects theirown unique personality, there is BMW Individual.The BMW Individual collection of exclusive paints, leathers and trims takes theBMW X to greater heights of quality and exclusivity. Only the finest, perfectlymatched materials are selected to create each expertly handcrafted interior.BMW Individual exterior colors are noted for their brilliant, iridescent effects.One dramatic example is the Ruby Black Metallic paint finish. Under the light,it develops a dark red luminosity that seems to emanate from countless rubypigments. Watching a BMW Individual X in Azurite Black Metallic move throughlight and shadow is reminiscent of being at sea, as the deep blue swells reflectand hide the sun. Citrin Black Metallic combines black-tie elegance with thewarmth of golden light. And Pearl Silver Metallic evokes the shimmering,luminous beauty of pearls.BMW Individual Full Merino Leather looks enticingly soft and velvety, and feelssumptuous. Its secret lies in a painstaking selection process: only absolutelyflawless hides are approved for use. As a result, these premium leathers do notrequire surface treatment. By leaving the leather in its natural state, it retains itsbreathable, porous structure, remaining soft and supple. All the available FullMerino Leather colors in the BMW Individual X – Platinum, Champagne, andCriollo Brown – are designed to complement and harmonize with BMW Individualpaint finishes.BMW Individual trims have a magic all their own. Whether you choose CarbonLeather Wrapped, Eucalyptus Red Brown Wood or Piano Black trim, our strictselection process and perfect finishing techniques ensure excellent quality.In creating the Piano Black interior trim, for example, superior craftsmanshipis an essential ingredient. In fact, its brilliant, high-gloss surface is the resultof a special process usually applied only by the world’s leading piano makers.BMW Individual Pearl Silver Metallicpaint finish.Equipment features and options Technical data | Build Your Own BMW ServicesA tour de force of Old World craftsmanship: Champagne Full MerinoLeather upholstery.Sumptuous Criollo Brown Full Merino Leather adds a rich noteto the interior.A cabin upholstered in Platinum Full Merino Leather and trimmed with Eucalyptus Red Brown Wood creates a serene travel environment.
  22. 22. Exterior colors | Upholstery colors and materials42 43Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsExterior colors.   Alpine White Non-metallicA  Vermilion Red MetallicA  Space Gray MetallicB  Midnight Blue MetallicB  Marrakesh Brown MetallicGet the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”   Jet Black Non-metallic354 Titanium Silver Metallic 475 Black Sapphire Metallic A  Orion Silver MetallicA  Deep Sea Blue MetallicX  Citrin Black MetallicS  Azurite Black MetallicX  Ruby Black MetallicX  Pearl Silver MetallicBMW Individual   Carbon Black MetallicEquipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW ServicesUpholstery colors.LUCX Oyster Nevada LeatherLUB4 Sand Beige Nevada Leather LUD3 Saddle Brown Nevada LeatherGHSW Black Alcantara/Leather combinationLUBY Vermilion Red Nevada LeatherLUSW Black Nevada LeatherLVB4 Sand Beige Perforated Nevada LeatherNASW Black Extended Nappa Leather NAEW Ivory White Extended Nappa LeatherZBCM Champagne Full Merino LeatherLVSW Black Perforated Nevada LeatherZBC Platinum Full Merino LeatherZBP Criollo Brown Full Merino LeatherBMW IndividualThe pages in this section of the brochure show available colors and materials for the BMW X6. Use thesesamples to compare paint, upholstery, trim colors and combinations. Please note that these samples arerepresentations; they are not exact reproductions. To see the actual colors, visit your authorized BMW center.They will be happy to show you original samples and assist you with special requests. bmwusa.com/byo
  23. 23. Interior trims | Recommended color combinations44 45Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsInterior trims. AZ Dark Bamboo Wood AD Brushed Aluminum  BN Ash Grain WoodBMW Individual XE Carbon Leather WrappedXE Piano BlackXE Eucalyptus Red Brown WoodGet the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”Equipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW ServicesRecommended color combinations.BMW Individualupholstery colorsInterior colorsAlcantara/Leathercombina-tionNevada LeatherPerforatedNevadaLeatherExtendedNappaLeatherFullMerinoLeatherUpholstery colorsBlackBlackSandBeigeSaddleBrownVermilionRedOysterBlackSandBeigeBlackIvoryWhitePlatinumChampagneCriolloBrownBMW exterior colors300 Alpine White Non-metallic • • • • • • • • • •668 Jet Black Non-metallic • • • • • • • • • •354 Titanium Silver Metallic • • • • • • • • • •475 Black Sapphire Metallic • • • • • • • • • •A92 Orion Silver Metallic • • • • • • • • • •B38 Midnight Blue Metallic • • • • • • • • •A52 Space Gray Metallic • • • • • • • • • •A76 Deep Sea Blue Metallic • • • • • • • • •B09 Marrakesh Brown Metallic • • • • • • • • •A82 Vermilion Red Metallic • • • • • • • • •416 Carbon Black Metallic • • • • • • • • • •BMW Individual exterior colorsX02 Citrin Black Metallic • • •X03 Ruby Black Metallic • • •S34 Azurite Black Metallic • • •X01 Pearl Silver Metallic • • •BMW interior trim4AD Brushed Aluminum • • • • • • • • • •4AZ Dark Bamboo Wood • • • • • • • • • •4BN Ash Grain Wood • • • • • • • • • •BMW Individual interior trimXE9 Carbon Leather Wrapped • • •XE3 Eucalyptus Red Brown Wood • • •XE7 Piano Black • • •• Recommended color combination1 Requires and must be ordered with optional sport seats.2 Requires and must be ordered with optional Active Ventilated Seat Package.3 Requires multi-contour seats in X6 xDrive35i.4 Not available in X6 xDrive35i and X6 xDrive50i.
  24. 24. Equipment features and options46 47Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsEquipment features and options.Redesigned kidney grille sits over the special intake grille, underscoringthe BMW X6’s rugged stance. (Kidney grille has black finish on BMWX6 xDrive35i; Titanium finish on BMW X6 xDrive50i.)Ambiance lighting includes lights in the exterior door handles that radiatedownward whenever the doors are unlocked. They illuminate the area outsidethe doors for approximately 20 seconds to enable safe vehicle access in thedark. Also included are rear reading lights, rear footwell illumination, andAmbiance interior lighting.Adaptive LED Headlights for both high and low beams project an intensewhite light that simulates daylight for excellent visibility. Convenient featuresthat improve visibility include Automatic headlights, Adaptive turning, CorneringLights and available Automatic high beams. All four Corona headlight-rings emitvery bright LED light – unmistakable day and night.Foglights with LED technology improve visibility while adding a distinctivenighttime look.Retractable, high-intensity headlight washers help keep lights clean ofice, mud, road salt and other coatings, for maximum road lighting and enhanceddriving visibility.Xenon Adaptive Headlights help enhance nighttime road visibility. Sensorscontinuously monitor the steering wheel to determine the vehicle’s direction.Entering a turn or corner, the outer headlights swivel up to 15 degrees left orright. Xenon low- and high-beam headlights illuminate the road aheadand to the side with brilliant clarity. An auto-leveling feature adjusts for varyingpassenger and cargo loads. Corona headlight-rings circle headlights andhigh beams and act separately as Daytime Running Lights.Equipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW ServicesPrivacy glass for the rear side windows (from the B-pillar back) and tailgate.The tinted glass reduces glare and helps maintain a comfortable interior tem-perature when it’s hot outside.Rain sensor uses infrared light tomeasure the amount of rain. Whenthe wipers are in the “intermittent”mode, the rain sensor automaticallyadjusts the windshield-wiping intervalas needed. Automatic headlightcontrol, included with rain sensor,activates headlights by means of asensor that responds to darkness.Aluminum running boards withrubber inserts are designed to add tothe BMW X6’s overall visual appeal,while making it easy for passengersto comfortably enter and exit.Adaptive Brakelights warn following vehicles by increasing in brightnesswhen the intensity of your braking action is increased.Dual circular-shape chromeexhaust tips, integrated into theBMW X6 xDrive35i’s rear fascia,stand out and add an attractivetouch to the exhaust system.Body-color, power-adjustable,folding side-view mirrors auto-matically dim when reflecting brightlights, helping to eliminate glare whendriving at night.High-gloss shadowline trim givesthe front and rear side-window framesand door-sill trim strips a sportier look.Soft-close automatic doors usesmall electric motors to gently closeall four doors and the trunk lid. Simplyclose the door or trunk lid gently andthen the electric mechanism drawsit fully in.Dual rectangular-shape chromeexhaust tips are strikingly positionedin the rear fascia of the X6 xDrive50i.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  25. 25. Equipment features and options48 49Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materials1 Run-flat tires do not come equipped with a spare tire and wheel.2 Driving over rough or damaged road surfaces, as well as debris, curbs and other obstacles, cancause serious damage to wheels, tires and suspension parts. This is more likely to occur with low-profile tires, which provide less cushioning between the wheel and the road. Be careful to avoidroad hazards and reduce your speed, especially if your vehicle is equipped with low-profile tires.Performance tires are not recommended for driving in snow and ice.Wheel and tire specifications subject to change.For the latest specifications, please visit bmwusa.com, select a BMW model,and check out Standard/Optional Equipment under “Features & Specs.”Equipment features and options.Y Spoke (Style 214) 20 x 10.0 front,20 x 11.0 rear light alloy wheels with275/40 front and 315/35 rear run-flat1 performance tires.2Y Spoke (Style 336) 20 x 10.0 front, 20 x 11.0 rear light alloy wheels with 275/40 front and 315/35 rear run-flat1performance tires.2Double Spoke (Style    )   x  .light alloy wheels with    /  run-flat1all-season tires.Star Spoke (Style 232) 19 x 9.0light alloy wheels with 255/50 run-flat1 all-season tires.Star Spoke (Style 258) 19 x 9.0light alloy wheels with 255/50 run-flat1 all-season tires.Star Spoke (Style 212) 19 x 9.0light alloy wheels with 255/50 run-flat1 all-season tires.Equipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW ServicesRear-view Camera with Top View is automatically activated by shifting intoreverse gear, or manually by pressing the Parking Assist button. The color Displayshows a real camera image that may include “static” and “track” lines to help youwhen backing up or parallel parking.Park Distance Control uses eight sensors – four in the front, four in the rear –to help you judge how close you are to other vehicles and unseen objects whenparking. The warning beeps come faster as the bumper approaches the object,turning into a constant tone when the distance is less than 12 inches.Two-way power glass moonroof with remote, expanded one-touch opera-tion, slides back or tilts up to let in as much fresh air and sky as you like, while awind deflector helps keep the wind out. Includes a sliding interior sunshade.Side-view Cameras offer visual assistance when side visibility is limited, suchas when exiting a parking garage or parking space. One camera is located oneach front fender, just ahead of the wheel arches.BMW Individual Anthracite roofliner gives the interior a handsome, sportylook. Additionally all pillars, sun visors and roof grab handles are upholstered infine Black.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”
  26. 26. Equipment features and options50 51Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsEquipment features and options.The BMW X luggage compartment can comfortably transport bulky items oryour sports equipment – for example, up to four golf bags. The retractable cargoarea cover, when not needed, can be stored in the luggage compartment fl oor.The X ’s   /  split-folding rear seats and available pass-through maximize yourhauling possibilities.The X comes equipped with a storage package that adds two lashing rails withfour sliding lashing eyes, as well as additional lighting, making it easy to see andsecure cargo safely and quickly.With both rear seats lowered, the BMW X provides almost   cu. ft. of usablestorage space.Equipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW ServicesThree-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function sport steering wheel,featuring power tilt/telescoping adjustments, lets you keep both hands onthe steering wheel while adjusting both the audio and a BMW-approved,Bluetooth® enabled mobile phone.Instrument cluster features four analog displays for speed, rpm, fuel level andfuel consumption, as well as the Info Display that shows, for example, the exteriortemperature and the functions of the on-board computer.Electromechanical parking brake with Automatic Hold keeps the vehiclestationary whenever the vehicle comes to a stop, then releases the brake whenthe driver steps on the accelerator pedal.Sport button allows selection of a fi rmer suspension setting when equippedwith Adaptive Drive.8-speed Sport Automatic transmission provides extremely fast synchro-nized shifting, whether performed by the Automatic shift mode or by the race-inspired steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”Heated steering wheel is a feature that, like heated seats, becomes a “must-have” once it’s experienced. The heating switch is conveniently located on themulti-function steering wheel.
  27. 27. Equipment features and options52 53Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsEquipment features and options.Active Cruise Control with Stop &Go lets you preset desired speed andfollowing distance. When it recognizesslower vehicles ahead, it reduces yourspeed to maintain the preset distance.Stop & Go can bring you to a completestop if traffic calls for it. When youpress the accelerator, it resumesspeed according to your presets.1Storage space abounds throughout the cabin – in the front center console,in door storage pockets and in the rear cabin.Kneepads along the sides of the center console provide greater comfort andgrip for the driver and front passenger’s knees – especially during quick, sharpturns.Front cupholders integrated intothe center console are located withinconvenient reach of the driver andfront passenger.BMW anti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 player includes Radio DataSystem, Auto-Store, and 3-channel FM diversity antenna; reads/displayssong title.HD Radio™ receives free, digital AM/FM broadcasts in clear, static-freesound; multicast FM stations, and innovative data services.The automatic-dimming inside rear-view mirror darkens in response to thebright headlights of vehicles behind you. The easy-to-read digital compass,integrated into the mirror, is a convenient way to constantly keep your bearingswhile driving.A three-button Universal garage-door opener can be programmed toopen garage doors and activate various remote convenience functions.1 Cruise control is not a substitute for the driver’s own responsibility in adjusting speed andotherwise controlling the vehicle. After evaluating the road, traffic and visibility conditions,the driver must decide whether and how the system is used.Equipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW ServicesiDrive Controller, which is conveniently located on the center console, is thecentral command element for the iDrive system and can be rotated, pushedand tilted to operate various functions via the Control Display. Additionally, fourfrequently selected menus – CD, radio, Navigation system and telephone – canbe called up using direct menu-control buttons.Engine Start/Stop button andremote key control the engine. First,insert the remote key into the starterswitch slot. After the electronic identi-fication system confirms that it is thecorrect remote, you can start (or later,turn off) the engine by pressing theStart/Stop button. (Foot must be onbrake in order to start.)Six programmable memorybuttons offer convenient storageof your most frequently accessediDrive settings, such as favoriteradio stations, Navigation systemaddresses, phone numbers (whenequipped with a BMW-approvedBluetooth® enabled mobile phone),and more.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”Head-up Display projects important travel information, such as vehicle speed and Check Control warnings, onto the windshield directly in your fi eld of vision.Additional information, including Lane Departure Warning messages and Navigation directional arrows and instructions, can also be displayed.
  28. 28. Equipment features and options54 55Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsEquipment features and options.Sirius Satellite Radio delivers themost innovative satellite radio sports,news/talk, traffic/weather, entertain-ment, and 100% commercial-freemusic – coast to coast in clear digitalsound, 24/7. “The Best of XM” offersadditional premium programs. Selectchannels through the iDrive system orVoice command, and enter them intothe programmable memory buttons.Rear cupholders are convenientlylocated between the two rear seats.When not in use, they can be easilycovered up to form a center armrest.Rear side sunshades keep thesun’s heat and glare away from therear cabin while maintaining privacy.When not in use, these manuallyadjustable sunshades convenientlydisappear into the side doors.Ski bag allows for clean transport of up to four pairs of skis with up to fouroccupants in the vehicle. Whenever the ski bag is not in use, it remains storedconveniently and discreetly behind the rear center armrest.12V power outlets are included inthe front and rear passenger areas,as well as in the cargo area.Rear-seat entertainment systemlets passengers in the rear cabinwatch DVDs or listen to their choiceof CDs through headphones or thevehicle speaker system. The systemfeatures a fold-down 8-inch colorscreen and can be controlled via awireless remote or manually by rear-seat passengers.Automatic climate control systemallows occupants to select specificcabin temperatures and fan speeds,as well as automatic or manual airflowand recirculation. The automaticrecirculation control activates whencertain air pollutants are detected. Thesystem also includes defrost/demistand MAX A/C functions.Premium high-fi delity system is a multi-channel system that outputs thesurround information in the stereo signal in a 9-channel format (7 medium-high-range channels and two central bass channels). The 16-speaker system has onecenter bass speaker subwoofer below each front seat; one midrange and onehigh-range speaker each in the door panels; one midrange and one high-rangespeaker each in the D-pillar; one midrange and one high-range speaker in theinstrument panel (center channel); a digital amplifier with nine channels and600-watt output (7x50 watts + 2x125 watts). All speakers are fitted with strong,compact Neodymium drives. The system also compensates for driving noisein smooth steps by speed-dependent equalizing in the low range.Four-zone climate control lets occupants, both front and rear, select individ-ual temperature and fan settings.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”Equipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW Services20-way power multi-contour front seats conform to your body to provideoptimum support and exceptional comfort over long distances. In addition tohorizontal, vertical and angled adjustments, seats include an articulated upperbackrest, backrest width, Comfort headrest (two-way power, two-way manual“relax headrest”), and four-way power-adjustable lumbar support. Both driver’sand front-passenger’s seats include memory function.Five-seat configuration is available on request. It features three headrestraints in the rear, three-point safety belts for all seats and integrated beltcatches for the outer seats.Ten-way power front sport seats with two-way manual thigh support adjust-ment and driver’s seat memory system make the BMW X6 driving experiencemore enjoyable. Thanks to specially padded, highly contoured side bolsters,sport seats provide optimum lateral support during tight cornering, whileremaining exceptionally comfortable when driving over long distances. Theseats have power adjustments for seat height, backrest angle, seat bottomangle, forward/backward position and head-restraint height; includes manualadjustment for thigh support.Power front seat adjustments cus-tomize driver and front passengercomfort. A two-driver memory systemautomatically adjusts the driver’s seat,side-view mirrors and the steeringwheel position.Lumbar support adds four-waypower-adjustable comfort for the lowerback, and can be adjusted up/downand in/out.Front seat ventilation gently blowswarm or cool air through the micro-perforations in the leather to help keepdriver and front passenger comfortablydry in hot weather, and warm in colderweather.
  29. 29. 56 57Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsEquipment features and options | Original BMW AccessoriesAnti-theft alarm system featuresremote control, anti-theft device andelectronic immobilizer for effectiveprotection. In the event of an attemptedbreak-in or unauthorized transport, thesystem sounds an alarm and switcheson the hazard warning lights.Comfort Access system offers aneven greater degree of convenience:keyless access to your vehicle. Simplycarrying the remote key in a pocketallows you to unlock the doors bytouching the door handle. You can alsoturn the engine on or off by pressingthe Start/Stop button without insertingthe remote key. (Foot must be onbrake in order to start.)Storage package adds practical extras: additional lighting and two lashing railswith four sliding lashing eyes.60/40 split-folding seats gives you the flexibility to carry any combination ofcargo and passengers.Retractable cargo cover keeps contents of the cargo area hidden from sight.When not in use, it can easily be removed.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages and technical specifi cations.Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice, and click on “Features & Specs.”Equipment features and options.Equipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW ServicesOriginal BMW Accessories.Snap-in Adapter with USBinterface plays stored music throughyour vehicle’s speakers, charges yourmobile phone, and accesses thevehicle’s antenna for better reception.Luggage compartment tray,shatterproof and acid- and impact-resistant, is designed to perfectlyfi t and protect the X cargo area.BMW holder for Apple iPad® attachesto front headrest support bars.Driving a BMW is always a special experience – and it can be enhancedeven further with Original BMW Accessories. Benefi t from innovativesolutions that combine unique ideas, stunning design and smartfunctionality. Discover a wide range of Original BMW Accessories thatcustomize, enhance and protect your X ’s exterior, interior, technologyand transporters. From load carriers to cargo mats, sheepskin seatcovers and more, every Original BMW Accessory adheres to BMW’shighest quality standards. Each is designed to fi t the X perfectly andlast just as long. For additional information on BMW Accessories,please see your authorized BMW center or visit shopbmwusa.comThe BMW Performance aerodynamic kit sends out a clear message. Withits uncompromisingly unique lines, it emphasizes the dynamic performanceof your BMW X . It comprises a BMW Performance bumper at the front,BMW Performance side skirts, and a BMW Performance diffuser below therear bumper. The BMW Performance sport stripes, specifi cally designedto complement the sporty character of the X , can be combined with the BMWPerformance aerodynamic kit. Available in Black Gloss, these decals have beenspecially developed for vehicle applications and boast excellent resistance tofading and weathering.
  30. 30. Build Your Own/Technical data58 59Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsCRAFT YOUR OWN BMW – AT BMWUSA.COM/BYO.At BMW, we want you to create your own Ultimate Driving Machine.® That’s why BMW offers one of the widest model rangesof any luxury automotive manufacturer. And each BMW model offers its own universe of personalizing possibilities.It’s easy to get the latest information on your favorite BMW model. Simply visit bmwusa.com and click on the BMW modelof your choice. Select “Features & Specs” to see all the standard features and available options and packages, as well astechnical specifi cations.Then create the exact BMW model that fulfi lls your needs by clicking on “Build Your Own” – or just visit bmwusa.com/byo.Here you’ll be able to select from among the many interior and exterior colors and trims, personalizing options and value-addedpackages. Build a BMW model that refl ects your style, then view it in 360° detail. At the press of a button, see payment andfi nancing options, get a same-day quote, download a product brochure and even schedule a test drive. BMW makes it easierthan ever to make your ultimate driving dreams come true, at bmwusa.com.Equipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW ServicesU.S. Distributor: BMW of North America, LLC, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677. All illustrations and specifications contained in this brochure are based on the latest productinformation available at the time of printing. BMW reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice, in colors, materials, equipment, specifications andmodels. BMW may, subject to legal requirements, determine the Model Year designation of its vehicles. The Model Year designation on any particular model may belonger or shorter than 12 months. Some vehicles pictured may contain non-U.S. equipment. Some models may be shown with optional equipment. While BMW NAmakes all reasonable efforts to provide accurate information in this brochure, there is no guarantee or warranty of accuracy. Furthermore, we do not assume any liabilityfor the accuracy or completeness of information presented. This brochure shall not be used or relied upon as a substitute for information that is available from yourauthorized BMW center. Further information can be obtained from your authorized BMW center or bmwusa.com.©2012 BMW of North America, LLC. Not to be reproduced wholly or in part without written permission of BMW NA. The BMW name, logo, model names, Sports Activity Coupeand SAV are registered trademarks.The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by BMW is under license. iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks ofApple Inc. Other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.All dimensions in the technical drawings are shown in inches. Height indicated with roof antenna and unloaded.1699  .  .  .    .   .   ....  .  ...
  31. 31. Technical data60 61Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsX xDrive  i X xDrive  iWeightUnladen weight lb        Weight distribution, front/rear %   . /  .   . /  .EngineLiters/type 3.0-literTwinPowerTurbo inline 6  . -liter TwinPower Turbo V-Bore/stroke inch  . / .  . / .Nominal output/rpm hp     /    -        /    -   Maximum torque/rpm lb-ft    /    -       /    -   Compression ratio :   .   .TransmissionAutomatic transmission gear ratios I/II/III :  .  / .  / .   .  / .  / . IV/V/VI :  .  / .  / .  .  / .  / .VII/VIII/R :  .  / .  / .   .  / .  / . Final drive ratio :  .   . PerformanceTop speed mph    [   ]    [   ]Acceleration  -  mph sec  .  .    hp with M Performance Package.    hp with M Performance Package. Top speed limited electronically. BMW AG test results. Actual acceleration results may vary, depending on specifi cation of vehicle; road and environmentalconditions; testing procedures and driving style. These results should be used for comparison only and verifi cation shouldnot be attempted on public roads. BMW urges you to obey all posted speed laws and always wear safety belts. Run-fl at tires do not come equipped with a spare tire and wheel. However, a spare tire and wheel can be ordered as an option. Requires M Performance Package or Sport Activity Package. Driving over rough or damaged road surfaces, as well as debris,curbs and other obstacles, can cause serious damage to wheels, tires and suspension parts. This is more likely to occur withlow-profile tires, which provide less cushioning between the wheel and the road. Be careful to avoid road hazards and reduceyour speed, sespecially if your vehicle is equipped with low-profile tires. Performance tires are not recommended for driving insnow and ice. EPA-estimated fi gures are for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on speed, driving habits,trip length and driving conditions; actual mileage may be lower.All-season tires limited to 130 mph.Figures in [ ] refer to optional 20-inch wheels with low-profile run-flat performance tires.6X xDrive  i X xDrive  iFuel consumptionCity mpg    Highway mpg    Tank capacity, approximately gal   .   .Tires and wheelsTire dimensions standard    /  run-fl at all-season    /  run-fl at all-seasonWheel dimensions standard   x  .   x  .Material light alloy light alloyBrakesType Ventilated disc Ventilated discFront/diameter inch   .   .Rear/diameter inch   .   .Equipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW Services
  32. 32. Equipment combinations BMW Individual Colors and materialsWe believe that a premium ownership experience should feature performanceand luxury, as well as safety and convenience. We believe you should be able todrive a BMW to its potential, while enjoying peace of mind and reduced cost ofownership. That’s the idea behind BMW Ultimate Service®: a suite of com-prehensive programs and services that are included in every new BMW vehicle.BMW Ultimate Service starts with the New Vehicle/SAV Limited Warranty,providing you with coverage for the first four years or   ,   miles, whichevercomes first. Additionally, you have   -year, unlimited-mileage warranty protec-tion against corrosion and rust perforation. The BMW Maintenance Programand BMW Assist,™ as well as BMW Roadside Assistance come standard.GOING BEYOND ENGINEERING:THE HIGH-PERFORMANCEBMW OWNERSHIP EXPERIENCE.BMW Maintenance Program isone of the most comprehensivemaintenance programs in its class.We cover all factory-recommendedmaintenance during the New Vehicle/SAV Limited Warranty coverageperiod. This includes scheduled oilservices and inspections. Also cov-ered is the replacement of items thatare subject to normal wear and tear,such as brake pads, wiper blade insertsand engine drive belts. And, thanks toBMW’s advanced engineering, mostowners enjoy a well-balanced mainte-nance schedule, with flexible routineservice intervals that can save youtime. When your vehicle requiresattention, your authorized BMWcenter ensures that it receives onlygenuine BMW parts – your assuranceof exacting quality standards.For more details on BMW UltimateService and the BMW MaintenanceProgram, visit your authorized BMWcenter or log on to bmwusa.com/ultimateservice.BMW Assist Safety Plan is a four-year program that lets you enjoypeace of mind knowing that a friendlyresponse specialist is there to helpyou,   / , at just the push of a button.The Safety Plan includes AutomaticCollision Notification, EmergencyRequest, Enhanced Roadside Assis-tance, Door Unlock, Stolen VehicleRecovery and Customer Relations.Included in the BMW Assist SafetyPlan, MyInfo allows you to send busi-ness locations and street addresseswith their associated phone numbersfrom the Google Maps™ websitedirectly to your BMW. The destinationcan be sent to your Navigation systemfor turn-by-turn directions. With theBMW Navigation system and yourmobile phone linked to your BMWvia Bluetooth® technology, BMW’sMobile Office feature transfers textmessages and emails to your iDriveDisplay screen and reads them aloudto you. A Calendar and To-do Listcan also appear on your Displayscreen while en route. Running late?Click on the phone number in theCalendar to call your appointment.For a list of tested mobile phones,visit bmwusa.com/bluetooth.For the ultimate in coverage, add theoptional BMW Assist ConveniencePlan. You’ll enjoy unlimited accessto personalized Directions, Trafficand Weather reports, as well as ourConcierge feature, which can senda destination address and phonenumber, such as a restaurant or hotel,right to your BMW. You can make upto four operator-assisted calls peryear with Critical Calling if your cellphone is not available, or if its batteryis discharged. BMW Online allowsaccess to up-to-date fuel prices andthe latest weather forecasts, as wellas Bloomberg’s stock indices and thepowerful reach of the Google Mapsdatabase – delivered to the iDriveDisplay right inside your vehicle.BMW’s unique TeleService, includedin the BMW Assist Safety Plan, con-tinually monitors specifi c parts thatare subject to wear and tear – includ-ing the engine oil, micro-fi lter, sparkplugs, brake linings and various fl uids –as well as services that require attentionat regular intervals, such as vehicleservice inspections. This data isautomatically transmitted to yourauthorized BMW center, whichwill then call you to schedule a serviceappointment. You don’t have to keeptrack of when your vehicle requiresroutine maintenance. An added bene-fi t: any needed maintenance serviceparts will already be on hand, so yourBMW is serviced and returned to youas quickly as possible. And becausethey use only Original BMW Parts, youcan rely on expert fi t and long-lastingBMW quality. For more details onTeleService, visit bmwassist.com.BMW Roadside Assistance isprovided free of charge for the firstfour years – with no mileage limit.Call  -   -   - BMW (    ) forfriendly on-the-road help,   / , any-where in the United States, Canadaand Puerto Rico. This includeseverything from flat-tire changes,emergency gasoline and lock-outservice, to towing, alternative trans-portation and even trip-interruptionbenefits. This service also providesvaluable trip-routing advice.THE MOST EXCITING PLACE INAMERICA TO DRIVE THE BMW X .The BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC.Just beyond the foothills of the Carolinas’ Blue Ridge Mountains lies the$  million BMW Performance Center. This sprawling, modern complexhouses the world-famous BMW Performance Driving School, as wellas the Zentrum Museum, BMW Boutique, BMW Delivery Center, anda Corporate Conference Center. Nearby is BMW’s only manufacturingfacility in the U.S., where models, such as the SAV,® are built for exportworldwide. It’s a unique place where BMW enthusiasts can spenddays – or, in the surrounding area, an entire vacation.Equipment features and options Build Your Own | Technical data BMW ServicesBMW Virtual Center. If you get thesudden urge to shop for a BMW butyour authorized BMW center is closed,there’s good news – the BMW VirtualCenter is open   hours a day! Log onto bmwusa.com/byo, and choosethe model that interests you. Configurethe BMW of your dreams, and seewhat the monthly payments would be.You can even send the specificationsto your authorized BMW center, applyfor financing, or request a test drive –all online!BMW Financial Services. Arrangingto buy or lease a BMW is easier thanyou may think. Your authorized BMWcenter offers leasing and financingto suit your personal needs throughBMW Financial Services. Start theprocess at our website, where youcan build your “dream vehicle,” getan estimate on a monthly lease orfinancing payment, submit a creditapplication to BMW Financial Services– and get approval – all online! To findout how BMW Financial Services canhelp put you behind the wheel ofyour favorite BMW model, log on tobmwusa.com/fs or call, toll-free, -   -   -    .BMW Magazine. A fascinating viewof the latest events and products inthe world of BMW, including travelreviews, personality profiles, and thelatest BMW technologies. Sent to newowners and lessees several times ayear, you can also read articles fromBMW Magazine on the BMWwebsite at bmwusa.com under the“Media Gallery & Library” heading,found in the “Experience” section.BMW Welt: The BMW Welt (“BMWWorld”) delivery and brand-experiencecenter in Munich is bold proof ofBMW’s passion for design. When youtake advantage of the BMW EuropeanDelivery Program, this is where youwill meet your new BMW – in a person-alized process that is highly dramaticand totally unforgettable. (You mightalso realize substantial savings thatjust may pay for your trip.) While you’rethere, marvel at the historic BMWs inthe Museum; learn about our engi-neers’ newest innovations in theTechnology and Design Atelier; andtake a tour of the plant to experiencefirsthand the state-of-the-art methodsused to create a BMW. Then comesthe unique experience of driving yournew BMW on the roads it was designedfor. To learn more, visit bmwusa.com/europeandelivery.BMW Performance Driving School.Whetheryou’ve been driving for decades or just got your learner’s permit,we can help take your driving skills to the next level. Behind the wheel ofour new BMWs and under the expert guidance of professional drivinginstructors, you’ll hone your driving skills on a versatile driving course – . miles of asphalt that can be confi gured in a multitude of ways. InOne- and Two-Day Schools you can tackle the skid pad, slalom courseand water walls. The BMW Performance Driving School is about controland pushing a BMW to its limits – and yours.BMW Performance Center Delivery.You’ll always remember the fun of taking delivery of your new BMW –with BMW Performance Center Delivery. After enjoying dinner and anovernight stay at a fi rst-class hotel, we’ll take you and your companionto the Performance Center where a Product Specialist will give you anin-depth introduction to your new BMW. Then at the PerformanceDriving School, you’ll get tips from a professional driving instructor asyou explore the dynamic capabilities of a similar model. It’s exciting, it’senlightening – and it’s all compliments of BMW with your new vehicle.To learn more about the BMW Performance Center, call  -   -   -    or visit  bmwusa.com/performancecenter. See your authorized BMW center for details on these limited warranties. The BMW Maintenance Program covers factory-recommended maintenance services as determined by the Service Interval Indicator for all new eligible MY     and later BMW vehicles. Specificadditional items that need replacement due to normal wear and tear are also covered. The maintenance coverage period is for the first  years or   ,   miles, whichever comes first. Exclusionsfrom coverage include: gasoline, gasoline additives, windshield washer fluid and additives, battery, tires, wheels, wheel alignment and tire balancing. All work must be performed by an authorizedBMW center. See the Service and Warranty Information booklet for specific terms, conditions and limitations. Further information can also be obtained from your authorized BMW center. BMW Assist with  years of Safety Plan services is standard. In order to receive BMW Assist services, a subscriber agreement must be completed and transferred to the BMW Assist Response Center.GPS and underlying wireless services must be available and functioning; vehicle ignition must be turned on (except for Door Unlock and Stolen Vehicle Recovery), battery charged and connectedand vehicle’s electrical system operational; services may be limited to certain geographic areas. Call toll-free  -   -   -    , go to bmwassist.com, or visit your authorized BMW center foradditional program details. Services are subject to the terms and conditions of your subscriber agreement. Not all mobile phones are compatible with Mobile Office, and some compatible phones support a limited number of Mobile Office functions. For the complete list of compatible mobile phones andthe details regarding which Mobile Office functions are supported by each phone, please visit bmwusa.com/bluetooth. Requires BMW Assist Safety Plan subscription. Services are subject to the terms and conditions of your subscriber agreement. Please go to bmwassist.com for additional details on the optionalConvenience Plan. Subject to credit approval and other terms and conditions. Not all models available for BMW European Delivery Program. Please go to bmwusa.com or visit your authorized BMW center for details.