Report: Next BMW X6 and 7-Series diesel to get tri-turbo diesel making 400-hp


At the turn of the 2012 year, the BMW X6 will have turned three years old, which means that its due for a mid-cycle refresh.

Other than the usual visual and aesthetic changes, the biggest change is a new inline-six diesel. Featuring Tri-Turbo, which means yes, three turbochargers, the 3.0L inline-six will peak at about 400-hp while decreasing overall fuel consumption.

The New X6 model will be called the BMW X6 xDrive50d. Al of the other engine models will also receive updated powerplants for more power and efficiency.

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As for a new X6, under the same announcement, BMW said that we could expect a second-generation X6, interally dubbed the F16, in 2014.

The same is being planned for the next-generationBMW 7-Series

– By: Chris Chin

Source: BMWBlog