There seems to be no boundaries anymore in car design. Take the BMW X6 as an example. Its SUV package, whose practicality is hampered by a coupe-like profile, sounded like nonsense when it was launched over six years ago.
But look where the X6 has taken the luxury SUV market today. Mercedes-Benz has already previewed a potential rival in the form of a concept based on the M-class and there are rumours of the Audi Q8 and Porsche Cayenne Coupe.
To reconfirm its success, BMW has just announced a second-generation model for the X6 (see page 8). And without further ado, BMW has wasted no time in taking this SUV-cum-coupe formula down the ranks to the compact SUV sector by creating the X4 off the X3.
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