XXIO X Driver Review

The XXIO X driver is aimed at golfers with slower than average swing speeds

The XXIO X 2022 driver is the second generation of the model.

XXIO X Driver 2022

The XXIO X driver 2022 is the second generation of the big stick with a makeover and notable improvements made. How does it rate versus the original X driver?

The new XXIO X driver 2022 is joined in the range by fairway woods, hybrids and irons, with the the X series among are the premium products from the manufacturer.

The X driver is aimed at low-to-mid handicap golfers with fast swing speeds, but comes with a price tag that sits above those major manufacturers like TaylorMade, Titleist and Callaway are all charging for their top range drivers.

Improvements made from first generation to the 2022 model include a lighter weight to extract even more clubhead speed, tweaks to the COR technology and an enlarged sweet spot.

What XXIO says about the X Driver:

“Designed for skilled players with strong swings, XXIO X Drivers offer longer shots and added accuracy off the tee.

“Whether you strike it high, low, off the heel or toe, an enlarged sweet spot helps keep your ball on line and carrying farther. Experience the difference.

XXIO X Driver 2022

“Bringing lightweight golf club design to the player’s category, X enhances speed and distance for mid to low handicap golfers.

“X takes all our accomplishments in lightweight club design and presents them in a better player’s form-factor. Go lighter and go farther with the new X golf clubs from XXIO.”

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XXIO X Driver Design & Features

XXIO have made some subtle rather than radical changes from the initial X Series driver to the new X Driver 2022 with the idea being to add even more speed and distance.

The most noticeable difference is perhaps the change from colour to black and green rather than the black and orange of the first generation.

Under the hood the new driver also have a huge among of technological advances too to give players with fast swing speeds even more accuracy from the tee.

XXIO X Driver 2022

The design team at XXIO have made the clubhead even lighter than before to help enhance more speed and distance from your game.

The new model features ActivWing technology, which manipulates airflow like that of an aeroplane to improve the aerodynamics through the swing.

It is this technology that XXIO claim will help you find more fairways thanks to correct the face angle through the air to reduce a slice and find the enlarged sweet spot with more regularity.

XXIO X Driver 2022

Another of the new technologies is the Rebound Frame, which features four alternating layers of stiff and flexible zones to enhance overall COR and improve energy transfer through the ball strike.

The X driver 2022 is available in lofts of 8.5 degrees, 9.5 degrees and 10.5 degrees with an adjustable hosel offering up to 2 degrees up and down.

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Verdict: Is the XXIO X Driver 2022 any good?

Other than an eye-watering price tag, there is very little not to like about the new XXIO X driver.

Improvements to the original design have been made with some exceptionally clever features to maintain and add to clubhead speed. An enlarged sweet spot makes it even more of a fairway finder.

If you are a golfer with an average to fast swing speed looking for more reliability from your driver, and have a decent budget to do so, this model should come under consideration.

FAQs

How much does the XXIO X Driver 2022 cost?

The new X Series driver is retailing at $699 / £599.

What are the XXIO X Driver 2022 specs?

The X driver 2022 is available in lofts of 8.5 degrees, 9.5 degrees and 10.5 degrees with an adjustable hosel offering up to 2 degrees up and down.

Is XXIO are new golf manufacturer?

XXIO are no newcomer to golf equipment manufacturing having been doing so for decades. They are a leading producer of golf clubs in Japan and the number one golfing brand in Korea with Ernie Els among their ambassadors.

Who owns XXIO golf?

XXIO, which is pronounced zek-si-oh, is part of the Cleveland/Srixon stable of golf equipment.