BMW is recalling 32,000 vehicles in order to replace potentially faulty electric auxiliary water pumps. An issue can cause the water pumps to overheat, potentially causing a vehicle fire. Models impacted by the recall include 2008-2011 5-Series, 5-Series Gran Turismo, 7-Series, X5 and X6 equipped with either the eight- or 12-cylinder turbocharged engines. Two engine… Continue Reading...
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Set to debut at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show in September are BMW‘s X5 and X6 Exclusive Editions, sporting a unique Orion Silver Metallic paint finish and Nevada leather interior cribbed from the 6-Series. In addition, both the X5 and X6 will receive special wheels and dark bamboo interior trim as accessories. Unfortunately those are… Continue Reading...
BMW is working on a new engine for its diesel cars, and it’ll be packing three turbos for the X6 and the 7-Series—just like the next M3. The Tri-Turbo will be a 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine with more turbochargers than BMW’s twin-turbo models, but less than Bugatti’s quad-turbo engine. Combined, power of these pinwheels will be… Continue Reading...
The world of modifying cars is ever changing, as more and more creative minds find different ways to personalize their ride, setting it apart from the crowd. Back in SEMA of 2009, Air Runner imported over a Toyota Vellfire van that was wrapped in full genuine red leather. It was definitely eyebrow raising and it… Continue Reading...
Southern California tuner, RTW Motoring, is proud to announce their North American distributorship of Mansory products by presenting the wide body tuning package for the Range Rover Sport and BMW X6. RTW Motoring is offering these conversions at their one-stop shop location and is providing delivery of vehicles anywhere in North America. Of course if… Continue Reading...
Widebody, big and bold, Hamann has transformed BMW‘s X6 M to a 670-hp and 700 ft-lbs of torque beast, an increase of 115-hp and 74 ft-lbs of torque. Combine that with the drastic styling changes and Hamann’s Typhon Evo M is clearly one of their most ambitious offerings yet. And that says a lot, with… Continue Reading...
One of the BMW X6’s biggest criticisms, the lack of a fifth seat, will be put to bed starting this spring, as the coupe-like crossover will have the option of a fifth seat, making it slightly more functional but no less confusing. Along with new 20″ dubs and interior leather choices (as well as some… Continue Reading...
There’s no better way to build success than to take a winning formula and applying it on a larger scale. That’s what BMW did with their X5 and X6, and exotic car tuner Mansory has followed suit, taking the foundation from their BMW X5 M tuning program and applying it to the X6 M. But… Continue Reading...
BMW has recalled 130,000 vehicles using turbocharged inline-6 engines after complaints regarded the fuel pump used with the engine. Vehicles affected include 2007-2010 135i, 535i, X6 and Z4 cars, while another 20,000 2008 X5s are also being recalled, despite not using the turbo motor. BMW owners approach ABC after they complained of “losing power” while… Continue Reading...
After the sucess of BMW‘s X6, the Bavarian auto maker is set to unveil an X4 concept sometime in 2011, to test consumer reaction to the smaller coupe/SUV. A vague sketch of the X4 has been released and it looks like a cross between the 5 Series GT and the X6. The X6 has already… Continue Reading...
Admittedly we’ve never heard of Enco Exclusive until now (OK, maybe once), so we decided to do a little research and dig a little into the company to see what they’re all about. A quick visit to their website reveals that they actually work on a lot of different cars, from German to Italian but… Continue Reading...
There have been a lot of interesting aftermarket BMW X6 creations floating around lately. Like the super-speedy G-Power Typhoon RS. Not to mention the ArmorTech Coupe conversion. But this one – all the way from Romaina – has to take the cake. In a move that would make Barbie squeal with girlish glee, the Mary… Continue Reading...
The original Mini was an immensely popular car in Japan, and the new one seems to be doing well in its position as a “premium” compact car. To help generate excitement after 4 years of the same body style, MINI is launching the Saville Row edition, which, ironically, is only available in Japan. Sporting a… Continue Reading...
Look, when the BMW X6 was first announced we all scratched our heads. Don’t deny it, you did too. The X3 and the X5 have their place in the market, but the X6 is an oddity. Now we’re starting to feel wrong about judging this book by its cover. The X6 M has truly reshaped… Continue Reading...
A report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association says that BMW is recalling an unknown number of X5 and X6 SUVs over incorrect tire pressure labels. According to Inside Line, NHTSA claims not only are the pressures wrong, but the wheel sizing is off as well. “The vehicles are equipped with 20-inch wheels, but… Continue Reading...
The All-American Impala: Made in Canada During President Obama’s press conference last week when he announced that Chrylser would file for Chapter 11, he asked Americans that if they were looking to buy a car, to look at American cars. The “buy American” philosophy drew harsh criticism from the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA),… Continue Reading...
Ahead of the New York Auto Show, Acura has released just two images of a concept vehicle it will have on display. And thanks to the folks at AcuraZine we have three more (significantly more revealing) photos of the car… or should we say SUV. Stealing a page directly out of the BMW design book,… Continue Reading...