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      06-09-2008, 05:24 AM   #1
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x6 anyone?

Was wondering....

1. anyone have pricing/options pdf?
2. would you get one if you were in the market for a suv?

cant wait to see it in flesh
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Was wondering....

1. anyone have pricing/options pdf?
2. would you get one if you were in the market for a suv?

cant wait to see it in flesh
From the pics it actually looks pretty nice for a tank.
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      06-09-2008, 07:16 AM   #3
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yea thats why i am thinking about it. it doesnt sound like it offers further practical attributes over a sedan however....
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I really like the X6 and have thought deep about trading in the X3 for one but that idea went down the tubes after i heard about the insane price tag. 117k!!!! This is for the diesel version of the twin turbo.

BMW Australia X6 pricing = FAIL
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X6 might just be my next car...
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If they bring out the TT V8 and put an extra seat in the back then I think it will be real competition for Porsche in terms of bang for buck performance wise. Plus it actually looks quite nice.

I might even be interested as my next car in a few years, 3 kids in the back of a 3er is a PITA & an M5 is probably a tad too expensive + they are getting a tad long in the tooth.
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Don't see the advantage of it over say an X5, Q7, Cayenne or ML.

But that's just me.
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i just want the engine in the x6 and put it in a x5
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The 0-100km/h speed of the 4.4L TT is 5.4 seconds (nothing special). (BMW Sydney sales rep told me)

The price of the vehicle is estimated at around 140k plus on roads and minor options, you would be looking at 156k drive away. If i were in the market for one i would go Porsche in a snap. I will repeat, BMW Aus X6 pricing = FAIL
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The 0-100km/h speed of the 4.4L TT is 5.4 seconds (nothing special). (BMW Sydney sales rep told me)

The price of the vehicle is estimated at around 140k plus on roads and minor options, you would be looking at 156k drive away. If i were in the market for one i would go Porsche in a snap. I will repeat, BMW Aus X6 pricing = FAIL
It would not remain stock very long. Also where they have mounted the turbo's on the V8 makes it very easy for an upgrade, unlike the N54 which has the turbos mounted in a prick of a spot.

Also it looks better than the Cayenne IMHO.

FYI from the Porsche Australia website;

Cayenne = 8.5 @$95k
Cayenne S = 6.8 @ $135k
Cayenne GTS = 6.5 @ $153k
Cayenne Turbo = 5.1 @ $215k

So to me the X6 makes better sense.
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It would not remain stock very long. Also where they have mounted the turbo's on the V8 makes it very easy for an upgrade, unlike the N54 which has the turbos mounted in a prick of a spot.

Also it looks better than the Cayenne IMHO.

FYI from the Porsche Australia website;

Cayenne = 8.5 @$95k
Cayenne S = 6.8 @ $135k
Cayenne GTS = 6.5 @ $153k
Cayenne Turbo = 5.1 @ $215k

So to me the X6 makes better sense.
The GTS Cayenne in person is a wicked car and i would rather have that car over an X6 anyday even if its a second slower. Porsche>BMW (my opinion). I really do love the X6 but the price point should have been more thoroughly thought through by BMW Aus. I myself need to replace my X3 with a new SUV for the business so i am currently looking at the X5 and a possibility of a cayenne.
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As for modifying a large car......to each there own.
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wonder how much we can bargain off a X5 now... geez m class is getting cheap tho..
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wonder how much we can bargain off a X5 now... geez m class is getting cheap tho..
From what I'm hearing, no serious offer on an X5 is ever refused. I know a guy that got close to $20K off the list price (for a car in stock).

As for the X6 - no thanks. For me, unless it's a sedan or a coupe, it falls in the truck catagory regardless of badge.
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From what I'm hearing, no serious offer on an X5 is ever refused. I know a guy that got close to $20K off the list price (for a car in stock).
wow you serious? 20k seems unbelievable. was told this time last year no deals at all. that was the one in the valley.

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As for the X6 - no thanks. For me, unless it's a sedan or a coupe, it falls in the truck catagory regardless of badge.
LOL, nice looking truck tho.
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for your information, we managed to knock off more than $20,000 off RRP for our '08 X3 3.0si!
that is truely amazing! although X3 is a more dated model, still amazing tho you musta optioned up heaps!
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