What we think about the BMW X6 Active Hybrid is truly a strange design from the Bavarian automaker. Strange but also emphasizes the Bavarian car manufacturer can produce a BMW X6 Active Hybrid crossover. Sadly, most automotive reviewers said that the idea of bringing the X6 crossover a hybrid version is useless and the BMW will might never scored impressive sales numbers.
What the automotive reviewers have said about the impossibility carries by the BMW X6 Active Hybrid crossover has pretty much influenced the Bavarian automaker. But, before we drop you the ugly truth, let’s see why the BMW X6 Active Hybrid crossover seems to be difficult to produce.
The performance of the BMW X6 Active Hybrid crossover consists of twin-turbocharged V8 gasoline engine and two electric synchronous motors which providing 91 horsepower and 86 horsepower. The total power output is 400 horsepower. Taking the BMW X6 Active Hybrid for sprint, it means the crossover is able to reach 60 mph in 5.4 seconds with the top speed at 130 horsepower.
Tom Purves, the Chairman and CEO for BMW North American has this to say about the BMW X6 Active Hybrid crossover, “A BMW customer may not be desperately worried about paying his gasoline bill. But he would like to have bragging rights that his new 7 series doesn’t just go fast, it actually uses a bit less fuel.”
So, at the beginning, the BMW X6 Active Hybrid crossover is to show that the Bavarian company is keeping its focus on luxury and performance, while at the same time integrating slow steady fuel efficiency improvements. Now, back to reality where BMW realized that bringing the BMW X6 Active Hybrid crossover to life is way too much heavy if they have to offer certain expected fuel economy. That is why, finally the Bavarian auto manufacturer decided that the BMW X6 Active Hybrid does not make any sense and must be put to an end.