The M6XR Twin Turbo based on the BMW X6 M has been announced by Manhart Racing. In standard form, the SUV’s 4.4-liter twin turbo V8 engine develops a tremendous 555 PS (408 kW / 547 bhp) and 500 lb-ft (678 Nm). The vehicle has a top speed of 275 km/h (170 mph).
Although not official until yesterday, the new BMW X6 M has just been unveiled on the Internet. Expected to be unveiled on April 9th in New York, the new X6 M definitely looks and IS aggressive. Packed with technology that will make you shell out a lot to park it on your alley, the brute is going to feature a 4.4 liter V8 power plant with twin-scroll turbochargers and should put out nothing less than 550 hp. And although it’s heavy it should do 0 to 100km/h in a bit below 5 seconds and a top speed of 155mph, which is actually amazing. With a 6-speed M Sports Automatic transmission with full automatic mode as well as M driving mode and a Dynamic Performance Control system for better grip, the X6 M is definitely a car many have been looking for … [via Autoblog]