BMW X6 ActiveHybrid Axed

BMW X6 ActiveHybrid Axed
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The BMW X6 is a niche market vehicle, and its sales numbers in North America have reflected its limited appeal. Now one of its variants (perhaps the ultimate niche market version) is getting the axe. We are talking about the X6 ActiveHybrid. Originally launched at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show, the X6 ActiveHybrid has two… Continue Reading...

LA 2009: BMW X6 ActiveHybrid Makes M Power, Passable Fuel Economy

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LA 2009: BMW X6 ActiveHybrid Makes M Power, Passable Fuel Economy
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The seconds of two production hybrids to get their North American debut at the LA Auto Show, the X6 ActiveHybrid joins the ActiveHybrid 7 in using the new green technology to make ridiculous amounts of power with modest (very modest) improvements in fuel consumption. In fact, BMW’s engineers have chosen to exploit hybrid technology to… Continue Reading...

LA Peview: BMW’s Hugely Powerful, But Not So Efficient, X6 Hybrid Headed to Los Angeles

LA Peview: BMW’s Hugely Powerful, But Not So Efficient, X6 Hybrid Headed to Los Angeles
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When BMW first introduced its X6 model, one of the many questions surrounding it was, “who wants a vehicle like this?” Apparently the answer is BMW engineers. The X6 platform seems to be a favorite for the German automaker’s latest and greatest technology. After introducing two standard gasoline versions of the CUV, it was then… Continue Reading...

Frankfurt 2009: BMW X6 ActiveHybrid Debuts With 480hp

Frankfurt 2009: BMW X6 ActiveHybrid Debuts With 480hp
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Alongside several other “Efficient Dynamics” models that were officially unveiled at today’s Frankfurt Auto Show was the X6 ActiveHybrid with no less that 480hp. Using a 400hp twin-turbocharged V8 engine from the X6 and combining it with two electric motors the X6 hybrid achieves a massive 480hp and 575 ft-lbs of torque, enabling it to… Continue Reading...

Official: BMW X6 ActiveHybrid is World’s Most Powerful Hybrid With 480hp

Official: BMW X6 ActiveHybrid is World’s Most Powerful Hybrid With 480hp
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BMW has finally made good on its promise to deliver a hybrid model… and in true BMW fashion it puts performance first. The x6 ActiveHybrid uses a the 400hp twin-turbocharged V8 engine from the X6 and combines it with two electric motors to achieve a massive 480hp and 575 ft-lbs of torque, enabling the X6… Continue Reading...