Last year the 2nd-generation BMW X6 debuted as a smarter, sleeker and more efficient version of the original sports-coupe-performance-utility-vehicle thing that first debuted in 2008. Although hard to categorize, with new competition in the form of the new Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, clearly the 2016 BMW X6 hits the mark...whatever that mark may be.
This is my first BMW and first SUV. It took me a while to upgrade as I am typically more practical and dare I say frugal. Because of this, I opted for the x35i vs the x50. I really wanted an x6m, but I couldn't justify spending that much. So I settled on the x35i with an m sport package. I love the exaggerated vroom and no one expects a woman to be behind the wheel! Needless to say, I get a lot of compliments.
I haven't experienced any problems to date. Well, my windshield cracked, but that has nothing to do with the workmanship of the car. That is scheduled to be fixed tomorrow actually.
Be prepared for your maintenance to go up considerably. Especially if you are switching from a more moderately priced brand, do plan for it. For example, using super vs regular resulted in my gas expense doubling.
One thing I do wish I had is a remote starter. Because I live in the northeast, jumping into a warm car is a luxury worth paying for. So to find out this is not even an option for my car was disheartening. Thankfully the heated steering wheel and seats warm me up relatively quickly.
The ride is comfortable and the lumbar support is so nice. I feel very secure and sitting up high gives me a sight advantage that I really like (coming from a sedan).
Trunk space is definitely impacted by the coupe roof line. I was fine with the reduced cargo space in favor of a sexier esthetic. It is all about your preference. You can always fold down the rear seats to get more room for larger items. I was able to fit 2 bar stools with room for a few grocery bags.
In summary, it is been worth the spend. I am still under the maintenance program so I haven't experienced any big ticket out of pocket costs. Just save up and you'll be fine. It just comes with the territory.
Introducing the new Peugeot instinct concept, a car fully aware of its.
The vehicle routing problem (vrp) is a combinatorial optimization and integer programming problem which asks "what is the Optimal set of routes for a fleet of vehicles to traverse in order to deliver to a given set of customers?". It generalizes the well-known travelling salesman problem (tsp). It first appeared in a paper by George Dantzig and john ramsey in 1959,  in which first algorithmic approach was written and was applied to petrol deliveries. Often, the context is that of delivering goods located at a central depot to customers who have placed orders for such goods. The objective of the vrp is to minimize the total route cost. In 1964, Clarke and wright improved on Dantzig and ramsey's approach using an effective greedy approach called the savings algorithm.
Sleek, sporty and comfort all in one car.
No problems with the vehicle. The car is sleek and sporty looking. It has an incredible driving train that can be set to different preferences. The comfort setting is just what you would hope for in a comfort setting. The sports setting is responsive and zippy making driving a pleasure.
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