BMW has been known to be a trendsetter, and as it leads development of its electric vehicles -- the i8 and i3 --, it is also working on something else.

Rumors have been swirling for months now about a possible diesel-powered M car, and we think it's pretty clear this has come to fruition.

The latest tease from the Bavarians show an X6 tearing up windy roads with specifically blurred out elements.

In our cover shot we've framed up the portion where BMW shows the blurred out badge. I am no Sherlock Holmes here but it seems to read "X6 ///M __ d" which continues BMW down its ridiculous naming nomenclature.

It's teaser time again! Hot off the press here's part 1 of "a new chapter: powered by BMW M".

When you listen to the engine carefully you can hear it's a diesel engine. At this point we can only speculate what this is about exactly, but if we were forced to do so we'd say it's a promotion for the long-rumored M Performance Diesel models called X6 M50d ( and M550d for the F10) powered by a 3.0l inline 6 Diesel engine with no less than 3 turbochargers.

If rumors coming from a dealer presentation in the Netherlands prove true, this engine will make 381 hp and over 516 lb-ft torque...

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TEASED: BMW's Up To Something, Could Diesel-Powered M Cars Be JUST Around The Corner?

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