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The BMW X6 should be considered a landmark vehicle for the brand.

Even though it may have been shunned at first, it seems to me that this was one of the first products that proved that you could take an existing chassis, sprinkle some panache on it and you'd come out with something unique and admired throughout the biz.

I would credit the X6 as the first modern four-door utility vehicle to make a sloping roofline socially acceptable. Acura loved it so much it introduced the ZDX, which actually looked pretty good. The problem was Acura went a bit too extreme and created a vehicle that lacked practicality in the back seat.

Back to the X6.

According to reports from the U.K., the next-gen X6 is said to be getting a more aggressive treatment while getting longer at the same time for better rear seat legroom. The latter part I find somewhat silly as I could fit a 6'3 passenger in the front seat and in the back — without changing the seat whatsoever.

All of this said, what do YOU think should be made more aggressive on the X6?

My guess would be that BMW will design a more detailed front/rear valence, add some interested side skirts and, possibly, lower the stance on the upcoming X6.


...The exact timing for the new SUV's UK introduction remains under wraps, but the new X6 is likely to make its world debut at next year's Moscow motor show, with sales starting during the third quarter of next year...

..."We want to give our sporting models a more individual look, further separating them visually from the more practical models in our line-up," an insider revealed...



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