You'll have no complaints about the performance from either of the diesel engines. The ML350 delivers swift, easy progress, and while the ML250 is slower, it still offers brisk acceleration and relaxed high-speed cruising. What lets the engines down is the dim-witted seven-speed automatic gearbox they're attached to. When pulling out of a junction you always have to factor in the delay between pressing the accelerator and the car moving
The new BMW X6 is as outstanding in performance as it is impressive in appearance. Powerful engines endow it with the dynamics of a sports car, while the chassis combines the athletic shapes of a coupé with the thirst for adventure of an off-road vehicle..
The Cayenne features a naturally aspirated 3.6-litre V6 engine with direct fuel injection (DFI) and variable valve timing on both inlet and exhaust. The unit delivers 220 kW (300 hp) at 6,300 rpm and maximum torque of 400 Nm at 3,000 rpm. Maximum speed is 230 km/h (143 mph). The car requires 7.5 seconds to reach 100 km/h (62 mph) with a manual gearbox.
At the same time, fuel economy has been improved by up to 20%.**
** Compared to previous model.