ContentsThe BMW X M and X M06 | 17 Exterior BMW X M and X M18 | 23 InteriorTechnology24 | 25 Engine | Transmission26 | 27 Chassis | Brakes28 | 29 BMW M traditionEquipment30 | 33 Paints | Leather upholsteries | Interior trims | Combinations34 | 35 Equipment details36 | 37 Technical data | Technical illustrations38 | 39 Build Your Own | BMW M School driver training40 | 41 BMW Services The X M and X M: the ﬁ rst M vehicles created for those seeking X M shown with the following equipment: Want the inside scoop on BMW? X M shown with the following equipment: legendary high-performance thrills, with the stability of BMW’s Engine: . -liter, M TwinPower Turbo V- You can nd us on Facebook® at Engine: . -liter, M TwinPower Turbo V- intelligent all-wheel drive. A highly efﬁ cient M designed turbo V- Power output: hp @ rpm facebook.com/bmwusa. Power output: hp @ rpm Torque output: lb-ft @ - rpm engine delivers pure high-performance muscle and a growl to match. Torque output: lb-ft @ - rpm Wheels: V Spoke (Style M) light cast alloy A custom-tuned suspension and Dynamic Performance Control work Wheels: Double Spoke (Style M) light cast alloy Exterior color: Monte Carlo Blue Metallic Exterior color: Melbourne Red Metallic Upholstery: Silverstone Full Merino Leather in tandem with BMW’s xDrive, for all-wheel-drive traction with a Upholstery: Black Full Merino Leather BMW X M Interior trim: Carbon Leather sporty, responsive feel. And inside, distinctive leathers and trims, BMW X M Interior trim: Brushed Aluminum Shadow For complete details on equipment and specifications, please visit bmwusa.com. matched with compelling contours and design cues, welcome you For complete details on equipment and specifications, please visit bmwusa.com. to the M side of luxury.
Exterior 06 | 07THE BMW X6 M.THE DEFINITION OF SAVAGE BEAUTY.
Exterior 08 | 09 We took a groundbreaking formula – the Sports Activity Coupe® – and added equal parts M engineering and M design to create a captivatingvehicle: the X M, a high-performance all-wheel-drive dream machine. Its dynamic contours fall somewhere between artwork and aircraft; amuscular stance and aggressive front end are paired with a sleek coupe rooﬂ ine and the convenience of four doors. The formidable exterior isaccented by a host of M-speciﬁ c details, from the signature M gills and aggressive quad chrome tailpipes, down to the handsome, standard -inch light alloy wheels. Exclusive M paint colors include a head-turning Melbourne Red Metallic. Forget “attention-getting” – the X M demands to be seen.
Exterior 10 | 11FINALLY, A PULSE-TUNED,TURBOCHARGED REASON TOTAKE THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED.There’s much more to the X M and X M than mere visual stimulation. An M designed . -liter turboV- engine with High Precision Direct Injection offers total command of hp and lb-ft of torque –more than enough to remind the driver that all M vehicles are born on the track. This dynamic V- featuresBMW M’s innovative twin pulse-tuned turbochargers. Compared to conventional, previous-generationturbocharged engines, these twin turbos deliver greater acceleration response, faster and more evenlyacross nearly the entire powerband, from to rpm. Enhancing the high-performance drivingexperience: a -speed M Sport Automatic transmission featuring paddle shifters on the steering wheel.And special M-tuned driving systems – such as M Dynamic Mode and Dynamic Performance Control –operate together seamlessly, while allowing you customized control over road feel and responsiveness.
Exterior 12 | 13THE BMW X5 M.ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE STABILITY,NOW AVAILABLE IN “WOW.”
Exterior 14 | 15The intelligent traction and spacious luxury of BMW’s SportsActivity Vehicle® platform meets pure M Power in the X M.It’s endowed with the same stunning V- engine, customizedsuspension and intelligent all-wheel-drive capabilities as theX M, but designed with a slightly higher driving position, plentyof room to seat ﬁ ve comfortably, and a larger cargo area. Butmake no mistake: the X M’s high-performance credentials areeasy to spot. Three large air intakes, a low, sporty stance, andquad chrome tailpipes place it ﬁ rmly in the realm of the track-inspired. And once you drive it, you’ll need no convincing ofits M heritage.
Exterior 16 | 17HIGH-PERFORMANCE TWINS.SEPARATED BY DESIGN.JOINED AT THE FINISH LINE.
Interior 18 | 19PLENTY OF SPACE FOR FIVE PEOPLE – What’s the best way to tackle tight curves and cruise through straight- aways? In comfort and style, of course – and that’s where the X M moonroof and four-zone climate control transport passengers in ﬁ rst- class style. And even with its emphasis on luxury and high-performance,AND ALL THEIR M FANTASIES. excels. An inspiring M sportiness pervades the entire cabin, from the exquisite double stitching to sleek Carbon Leather trim. Upgrade to the the X M also delivers practicality: with the split-folding rear seats down, there’s more than cubic feet of storage space, easily accessed via Enhanced Premium Sound Package, and lose yourself in your favorite the large rear tailgate. roadtrip soundtrack, delivered through speakers. The Panoramic 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.”
Interior 20 | 21FROM HERE, EVERYTHING FEELS LIKE AN Those behind the wheel of the X M and X M are presented with nothing less than the latest and most luxurious M appointments. operate innovative driving technologies like M Drive and Electronic Damping Control (EDC). For the ultimate in comfort, the fully adjust-ADVENTURE UNDER YOUR COMMAND. Grab hold of the latest-generation iDrive Controller, check your maps and set your coordinates. The M-speciﬁ c Head-up Display ﬂ ashes able M Sport front seats are clad in supple Merino Leather upholstery. The Brushed Aluminum Shadow trim and leather-covered dash add important driving data, like rpms and gear selection, all at a quick, an inspiring elegance to the cockpit. eye-level glance. An array of controls within the driver’s easy reach 1 Included in Full Leather interior option. X6 M interior shown. 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.”
Interior 22 | 23In the four-seater X6 M, the two rear passengers enjoy thecomfort and convenience of a large center armrest with anintegrated sliding cover.INTERIOR MOTIVES:THE SENSUOUS CABINOF THE X6 M.Once you sit inside the X M, you’ll know the meaning of“luxury performance.” Every surface and corner shows signsof M-enhanced comfort – from the rich Merino Leatherupholstery and striking trims, to the Cold Weather Package,which adds a heated steering wheel, heated rear seats, anda ski bag for the pass-through, accessed by the fold-downrear-seat backrests. Individual rear seats with integratedheadrests and side supports soothe and accommodatepassengers on even the longest trips. Choose either threerear seats or two rear seats and a convenient center armrestwith storage. And add the Comfort Access system, whichprovides single-touch opening of the rear tailgate for quickand convenient loading of the amply sized cargo area.Get the latest information on BMW standard and optional features, packages andtechnical speciﬁ cations. Visit bmwusa.com, select the BMW model of your choice,and click on “Features Specs.”
Engine | Transmission 24 | 25 Torque (lb-ft) Output (hp) Torque (lb-ft) Output (hp) Engine speed (rpm) Maximum torque is available across an extremely broad rev band, from 1500 to 5650 rpm, creating rapid responsiveness not normally associated with a turbo engine. Traction is also consistently high, even in the upper rev ranges.THE M-DESIGNED TURBO V-8 ENGINE.BEFORE IT EARNS ITS LETTER,WE MAKE SURE IT CAN FLY.The M designation is one we take seriously: boosts of power at precisely the optimal time, on the steering wheel. M Drive adds anotherit represents our fastest, strongest, most for consistent and reliable bursts of M acceler- element of customizability: selecting eitheraggressive vehicles, especially when it comes ation throughout the powerband. For the driver, the Normal or Sport mode alters the respon-to what’s under the hood. Case in point: that means there’s a track-inspired lb-ft siveness of various parameters – includingBMW M’s latest . -liter V- engine features of torque on hand from to rpm – throttle sensitivity, steering, suspension andone – make that two – impressive world’s ﬁ rsts. more than enough for any tarmac takeoff. more – to accommodate any driver’s mood.The twin turbos of this -hp engine don’t An ideal high-performance companion, the Either mode can be chosen via iDrive, and thenmerely add pavement-punishing torque; they M Sport Automatic transmission harnesses called up using the M Drive button located ondo so in a completely revolutionary way. Each this power with uncommonly smooth -gear the steering wheel.turbo is pulse-tuned to the engine, delivering shifting, easily accessed via the paddle shifters Like every BMW, the BMW X5 M and X6 M come with the BMW EfficientDynamics technology package as standard. With features such as High Precision Direct Injection using piezo injectors, the M TwinPower Turbo V-8 engine sets benchmarks in terms of its performance/fuel consumption ratio. Two highly efficient Twin Scroll turbo- The M Drive function acts as a “memory chargers form the basis of an astonishingly button” for key driving dynamics, including rapid response. A BMW-patented cross- suspension, stability, steering and throttle bank exhaust manifold combines the sensitivity. Customize these driving exhaust flows from each of the cylinder dynamics using the iDrive Controller by pairs (illustration, far left). These are then selecting either Normal (default mode) or routed into a channel in the snail-shell- Sport mode. In addition, Dynamic Stability like turbine housings (hence “scroll”), Control has three modes: Off, Normal and separate from the exhaust flows of the M Dynamic Mode. Once these settings are other cylinders, thus enabling them to saved, just press the M Drive button, and reach the turbine wheel unimpeded and they’re recalled for driver convenience. at high speed (illustration, right).
Chassis | Brakes 26 | 27M-speciﬁ c spring-damper tuningunderpins driving stability andcontributes to outstandinglyneutral self-steering properties.Depending on the desired tuningmode – for enhanced long-distancecomfort or dynamic driving, forinstance – you can choose betweenthe two damper settings Normaland Sport by pressing a button onthe gear selector lever. The lightweight high-performance brake system is remarkable for its extremely short braking distances and high stability. Braking power can be nely applied and the system responds to brake commands with precision. Even at high speeds the deceleration values are impressive.THE GROUNDWORK FOR EVERY M THRILL TO COME: From exhilarating cornering to rock-solid stability, when it comes to M high perform- rear-wheel-drive feel of M vehicles, Dynamic Performance Control knows precisely when M-type driving actions are minimized. Each of these systems is designed to work togetherA PRECISION SUSPENSION. ance, it all starts at ground level. The custom- ized suspensions of the X M and Xﬁ M are and where to deliver lateral power indepen- dently to all four wheels, for the most athletic seamlessly, and many settings can also be adjusted individually – for example, you can specially designed to withstand the rigors of driving response in any situation. Particularly control the degree of damping via the DDC track-inspired handling, while serving as a during cornering, more power is transferred button next to the gear lever. And when it’s platform for xDrive, BMW’s grip-enhancing to the wheels with the most traction, so time to really put these models through their all-wheel drive. The BMW X M and Xﬁ M that the X M and Xﬁ M handle more like paces, simply press the M Drive button on models are the rst M vehicles to feature sports cars half their size. Another innovative the steering wheel, and your preferred pre- BMW’s intelligent all-wheel-drive system, addition is Adaptive Drive, which governs sets for suspension, steering, throttle sensi- yet are set up speci cally for a rear-wheel bias and adjusts, among other parameters, roll tivity and more are instantly recalled. Discover in dynamic driving situations. The advanced stabilization and Electronic Damping Control a fully customizable driving experience that traction system behind this seemingly impos- (EDC). Push the X M or Xﬁ M to the limit, responds to your style – in fact, the control sible feat of engineering: Dynamic Perform- and the negative effects of g-forces associ- functions of Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) ance Control. Designed to retain the sporty, ated with sharp turns, fast braking and other will intervene only in hazardous situations.
BMW M tradition 28 | 29 Ex-Mühle Adenauer-Forst Kesselchen Aremberg 1.9 mi 4.4 mi Caracciola-Karussell Flugplatz 6.2 mi Quiddelbacher-Höhe 8.7 mi Wippermann 0 mi 12.4 mi 10.6 mi 9.9 mi Hatzenbach Pflanzgarten Antoniusbuche Highest point 2,034 ft Start / FinishBORN IN THE MINDS OF RACING ENTHUSIASTS.PERFECTED ON THE TRACK.In , the ﬁ rst BMW M model – the leg- high-performance engines and sport-tuned that all M vehicles – including, of course,endary M – became the fastest German suspensions, to luxurious handcrafted inte- the X M and X M – are rigorously testedroad sports car. Since that time, BMW’s riors and exclusive design details, each M on tracks like the notorious Nürburgringphilosophy of combining racetrack thrills model is a cutting-edge execution of what Nordschleife. It’s how we’ve turned high-and everyday driving has been built into we’ve learned on the track – and what we’re performance dreams into reality, for moreevery M vehicle created. From advanced most passionate about. No wonder, then, than three decades.
Paints | Leather upholsteries 30 | 31 The following pages show available colors and materials for the BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M. Use these samples to compare paint, upholstery, trim colors and combinations. Please note that these samples are printed representations; they are not exact reproductions. To see the actual colors, visit your preferred BMW SAV® center. They will be happy to show you original samples and assist you with special requests. Please refer to the Combinations chart on page 33 for details on limitations and exclusivity when selecting X5 M and X6 M upholstery materials and colors. bmwusa.com/byo Upholstery colors LKSW Black Extended Merino Leather LKA Silverstone Extended Merino Leather LKH Bamboo Beige Extended Merino Leather X SW Black Full Merino Leather X A Silverstone Full Merino LeatherExterior colors Alpine White Non-metallic X H Bamboo Beige Full Merino Leather X ZM Cinnamon Full Merino LeatherA Space Gray Metallic Black Sapphire Metallic X DA Sakhir Orange Full Merino LeatherA Silverstone Silver Metallic A Melbourne Red Metallic X SW Black Perforated Full Merino Leather , X A Silverstone Perforated Full Merino Leather ,B Monte Carlo Blue Metallic Carbon Black Metallic X H Bamboo Beige Perforated Full Merino Leather , Leather upholstery includes all seating surfaces, headrests, door armrests and front center console armrest. 1 Includes Nappa Leather dashboard and center console. 2 Requires and must be ordered with Active Ventilated Seat Package.
Interior trims | Combinations 32 | 33 Recommended color combinations Upholstery materials Extended Merino Leather Full Merino Leather Perforated Full Merino Leather , Black Silverstone Bamboo Black Silverstone Bamboo Cinnamon Sakhir Black Silverstone Bamboo Beige Beige Orange Beige Upholstery colors Exterior colors 300 Alpine White Non-metallic A Space Gray Metallic Black Sapphire Metallic A Silverstone Silver Metallic A Melbourne Red Metallic B Monte Carlo Blue Metallic Carbon Black Metallic Interior trims Brushed Aluminum Shadow MY Carbon Leather MU Red Brown Grained Wood ML Piano Black 1 Includes Nappa Leather dashboard and center console. 2 Requires and must be ordered with Active Ventilated Seat Package.Interior trims Brushed Aluminum Shadow MY Carbon Leather MU Red Brown Grained Wood ML Piano Black
Equipment details 34 | 351 4 1 X M front apron with large air intakes and flaps; Double Spoke (Style 300M) light cast alloy wheels. 4 X M rear apron with M quad tailpipes; V Spoke (Style 299M) light cast alloy wheels. 2 M gill with side indicator and M logo in the sidewall (BMW X6 M design). 5 M multi-function leather-wrapped steering wheel with M Drive button and paddle shifters; M instrument cluster. 3 M door-sill finishers in brushed stainless steel. 6 Electronic gear selector lever with M logo; iDrive Controller.2 3 5 6
Technical data | Technical illustrations 36 | 37 X M X M BMW X M 37.2 38.3 Weight Unladen weight lbs 66.3 Weight distribution, front / rear % . / . . / . Engine Liters / type . -liter twin-turbocharged V- . -liter twin-turbocharged V- Displacement cc 65.4 33.7 115.5 42.8 Bore / stroke inch . / . . / . 78.1 192.0 Nominal output / rpm hp / / Maximum torque / rpm lb-ft / – / – Transmission Automatic gear ratios I / II / III : . / . / . . / . / . IV / V / VI / R : . / . / . / . . / . / . / . 59.9 57.0 Final drive ratio : . . Performance Drag coefficient Cd . . 65.8 Top speed mph 86.4 Acceleration - mph sec . . BMW X M Fuel consumption 39.0 39.3 City / highway mpg / / Tank capacity, approx. gal . . 69.4 Tires, wheels and brakes Tire dimensions (run-flat performance) front / / rear / / Wheel dimensions, front / rear – material standard x / x – light cast alloy x / x – light cast alloy Brake diameter, front / rear– type inch . / . – ventilated disc . / . – ventilated disc 65.4 33.7 115.5 41.8 78.5 191.0 58.0 60.0 65.8 86.5 Top speed limited electronically. BMW AG test results. Actual acceleration results may vary, depending on specification of vehicle; road and environmental conditions; testing procedures and driving style. These results should be used for comparison only and verification should not be attempted on public roads. BMW urges you to obey all posted speed laws and always wear safety belts. 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. Run-ﬂ at tires do not come equipped with a spare tire and wheel. Please note: 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 with low-profile tires, which provide less cushioning between the wheel and the road. Be careful to All dimensions in the technical drawings are given in inches. avoid road hazards and reduce your speed, especially if your vehicle is equipped with low-profile tires. Performance tires are not recommended for driving in ice and snow conditions. Maximum luggage compartment volumes: BMW X M . cu. ft.; BMW X M . cu. ft.
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