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Don’t looking for the BMW ActiveHybrid X6 in UK showrooms as it ever going to appear The company reckons the two diesel and two engine options it already in this niche-splitting car is more enough already. And, be told, it’s right.

by BMW as the most powerful hybrid car in the — a claim that’s to have several car makers for their spec sheets the impressively complicated but also and swift ActiveHybrid X6 just make any sense in the UK. Quite from the fact that version will cost the as the X6 M in the US, and over 40 per cent more it hits European markets year, it really doesn’t do usefully better than the other than being a

OK, it’s appreciably quicker to shaving almost three off the 3.5-litre diesel’s time. But it has the top speed of 130mph, almost mid-range performance and appreciably fuel consumption. BMW reckons it return an average of 28.5mpg, with 34.4mpg for the 3.5 diesel, but on our sedate test route the X6 we knocked back a gallon of every 20 miles.

So why go to all this trouble to make a car? Diesel-hating, hybrid-obsessed coast America, that’s In places like Los Angeles, appearances are more important sense or facts, and petrol less than two quid a the roads are clogged with and Lexuses.

For these people the ActiveHybrid X6 be the new must-have car. Because not is it a hybrid and an SUV (of sorts), it’s got a massive V8 — every birthright — under the

It’s the same 400bhp 4.4-litre lump that the 5.0 petrol X6. but with the hybrid stacked on top of it; there’s so much new they had to make an extra in the bonnet to accommodate it all. there are a couple of electric in the gearbox, one for high speed the for low-speed assistance, which 91bhp and 86bhp apiece. also capture energy while braking and send it to the 2.4 kWh nickel metal hydride that sits in the spare-wheel

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The battery is quite a small but it still allows the car to be driven in mode up to 37mph. The only is that it runs out of charge 1.4miles, so it’s all about rather than replacing the engine’s efforts. Efforts smooth and seamless as they are not better than a simpler, lighter, more economical

Pat Devereux

On your drive fo r:

Performance . 0-62mph in 5.2secs, max 130mph, 28.5mpg

Tech . V8, 4WD, 480bhp, 575lb ft, n/a g/km CO2

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