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2012 BMW X6 M50d marries diesel performance with efficiency

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Mar 7th, 2012 at 12:31AM

Diesel engines are synonymous with torque, and torque equals acceleration. Considering these facts, it's great to see some tuned-for-performance diesel vehicles hitting the ground in Europe from the likes of BMW, including this 2012 X6 M50d, which is part of the automaker's new M Performance line. Now if we could just get them sent to the States... So, what are BMW fans in the U.S. missing out on? A 3.0-liter inline-six common-rail diesel engine augmented by a trio of turbochargers. That mill is good for 376 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 545 pound-feet of torque from 2,000 to 3,000 rpm,... Read More

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