2015 BMW X6 India launch live: Price, Diesel, Engine Specs, Make in India and Features

Under the hood, the X6 gets a 3.0-litre twin-turbo in-line six-cylinder diesel engine that is good for 313PS of power and a peak torque of 630Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to all-4 wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission.

 

Here is a live coverage of the launch of the 2015 BMW X6

13:21 PM: BMW India has eight additional suppliers in India, and the company also has 31 suppliers for worldwide production.

 

13:14 PM: About 95 per cent of BMW Cars running on Indian roads are locally assembled at BMW India's Chennai based production unit.

 

13:12 PM: BMW India has huge faith in Prime Minister's Make in India campaign, and the company is ready to introduce various new products with high level of localisation- Mr. Philipp Von Sahr

 

13:11 PM: The luxury Coupe Crossover is directly imported into India as a CBU (Completely Built Up Unit) from BMW's Spartanburg plant in the US. 

 

13:07 PM: The BMW X6 is now available across all the company's dealership in country at INR 1.15 crore (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

 

13:06 PM: Inside the cabin, the vehicle gets new wood trims, new steering wheel and new race seats.

 

13:05 PM: The BMW X6 gets new LED headlamps, gills, more prominent shark-nose BMW signature.

 

13:04 PM: The new BMW X6 is equipped with adaptive suspension package that comprises of dynamic damper control with air suspension for rear axle.

 

13:00 PM : BMW India will launch X5M and X6M, BMW 1 and 3-Series facelifts, new BMW X1 and new variants for the 5 Series and 7 Series this year.

 

12:59 PM: BMW India again stresses on its plans of launching 15 new products this year. A beginning of new slugfest between three Germans.

 

12:58 PM: The company aims to achieve up to 50 per cent of localisation, thanks to Make in India initiative.

 

12:56 PM: BMW's Chennai plant is currently locally developed about 8 products. The company is aiming to further increase its localisation.

 

12:55 PM: Mr. Philipp Von Shar appreciated Make In India initiative, and the company is committed to bring more made in India products in near future.

 

12:53 PM: Mr. Philipp Von Sahr, President BMW Group India on stage to launch the new BMW X6 coupe crossover.

 

12:46 PM: The vehicle is claimed to accelerate to 100kmph from zero in mere 5.8 seconds before hitting a top speed of 240kmph. 

 

12:45 PM: The BMW X6 gets a newly developed 8-speed sport automatic transmission gearbox with shift paddles, and xDrive 4-wheel drive system.

 

12: 43 PM: The new BMW X6 is powered by a 313bhp, 3.0-litre diesel motor that is paired to an 8-speed automatic gearbox driving the power to all-4 wheels.

 

12:41 PM: 12:40PM: BMW India has introduced the second generation X6 MSport XDrive 40d at INR 1.15 crore, ex-showroom.

 

12:35 PM: The launch event for the all-new BMW X6 is all set to kickstart in a few minutes. Stay tuned to oncars for all the updates, keep refreshing the page to see live updates.