Al Jenaibi International Automobiles unveils the new BMW X6 in Oman
December 20, 2014 | 12:00 AM
The Design Pure Extravagance equipment package adds striking, high-quality accents to both the interior and the exterior. - Photo & Video by A.R. Rajkumar

Muscat: Aimed at catering to the discerning clientele in the Sultanate, Al Jenaibi International Automobiles, the official BMW Group importer in Oman, has unveiled the new BMW X6.

The second generation of the Sports Activity Coupé, which has already posted global sales of almost 250,000 units, enjoys a special status among BMW X model rivals thanks to its irresistible allure, intoxicating performance and innovative luxury.

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The extrovert design of the new BMW X6 blends the robustness and versatility of a BMW X model with the sporting elegance typical of the brand's coupés. The interior combines generous space with model-specific sports features and a luxurious ambience, while attractive design and equipment packages further highlight the exclusive style of the new BMW X6.

Commenting on the arrival of the new vehicle, Divyendu Kumar, Managing Director of Al Jenaibi International Automobiles said: "Strengthening its position as a leading exponent of exclusive driving pleasure, the new BMW X6 combines majestic performance with dynamic design and enhanced functionality. With its robust presence on Muscat's roads, we are certain that this model will achieve great things in the Omani market, building on its previous generations' fame."

Striking design
The Design Pure Extravagance equipment package adds striking, high-quality accents to both the interior and the exterior. Meanwhile The M Sport package includes specially selected features that enhance the vehicle's dynamic character for an immediately eye-catching effect. Also available from launch are model-specific features from BMW Individual.

Additionally the new BMW X6 comes with a suitably exclusive roster of standard equipment, which goes beyond that of the previous model: bi-xenon headlights, 19-inch light-alloy wheels, automatic tailgate operation and the 8-speed Steptronic sport transmission with steering wheel shift paddles are all included, as are leather trim, two-zone climate control and auto-dimming rear-view mirror.

Lending functionality an extra boost are the 40: 20: 40 split/folding rear seat backrests, which allow load compartment capacity to expand from 580 litres to as much as 1,525 litres (75 litres more than the predecessor model.)

More power
The line-up of engines available in the Middle East from December will include the latest-generation V8 developing 450 hp for the BMW X6 xDrive50i with the BMW X6 xDrive35i 306 hp set to join the range in Q1 2015.

Ensuring that the noticeably increased performance of the new BMW X6 is accompanied by an up to 22 percent reduction in average fuel consumption are BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, the standard-fitted eight-speed Steptronic sport transmission, extensive BMW EfficientDynamics technology, weight-saving optimisations and enhanced aerodynamics.

The standard – and permanently active – intelligent all-wheel-drive system BMW xDrive optimises traction, directional stability and cornering dynamics, as the situation requires. For improved dynamics, xDrive can optionally link up with adaptive suspension packages, including Dynamic Performance Control.

Increased performance
For increased performance, Dynamic Performance Control is offered together with Dynamic Drive active roll stabilisation as part of the Dynamic adaptive suspension package to deliver a targeted improvement in the car's sporty handling attributes.

Further enhanced ride comfort can be achieved thanks to of air suspension at the rear axle and Dynamic Damper Control, which are included in both the Comfort adaptive suspension package and Adaptive M suspension (part of the M Sport packag

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