Filed under: Aftermarket, Coupe, Crossover, BMW, Russia, Luxury
It’s been tried before, making a coupe out of an SUV – or an SUV out of a coupe. AMC tried it back in the early ’80s with the Eagle SX/4. Both DC Design and Merdad tried it with the Porsche Cayenne. And of course BMW tried it with the X6. The trouble with the X6 is that it has two doors too many to be considered a coupe. The solution? Off with their doors, courtesy of aftermarket firm ArmorTech.
In the process, the Russian coachbuilder crafted longer front doors, jockeyed the positioning of the B-pillar and side glass, and fitted new front seats that can tilt and slide forward to gain access to the rear seats, the access to which never having been a strong suit of the factory X6 to begin with. A number of additional enhancements are also on offer, from suspension, wheels and brakes to exhaust, body kit and custom upholstery.
So, does the removal of the rear doors make the X6 look any better? Give us your thoughts in ‘Comments.’
Gallery: BMW X6 coupe by ArmorTech
[Source: ArmorTech via World Car Fans]
ArmorTech BMW X6 is the AMC Eagle SX/4 of your dreams originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 14 Jul 2010 15:27:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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