BMW 7 Series Review; What Makes This Luxury Sedan Stand Out From The Rest?

Mar 30, 2017 07:00 AM EDT | Hannah Jill


The BMW 7 Series is the new flagship from BMW. It has added some features, specs and upgraded performance to the M Sport variant that BMW released on the mid of 2016. BMW is expected to put loads of tech onboard and features to pamper occupants that make it a top of the line trim.

According to Car Trade, the BMW 7 Series has a more stylish and elegant exterior styling. The BMW 7 Series comes with a high-tech hybrid chassis and the use of light components which is made up of high-strength steel, aluminum, and carbon fiber to further increase rigidity and reduce weight.

As a result of these upgrades, the car has lost a nearly 130kg of weight. On the interior, BMW 7 Series' dashboard has a driver-centric design with plastic buttons which are finished with gloss black and has a fingerprint magnet.

They've put the 10.25-inch iDrive screen, which is functional either by familiar round scroll knob, touchscreen or through gesture control that allows drivers to not take their eyes off the road to operate it. The driver seat can be electronically adjusted and comfortable enough even for tall people.

When it comes to performance, Car Connection mentioned that the BMW 7 Series is powered by a 740i TwinPower turbocharged 3.0-liter engine. It also has a twin-turbo V-12, making 600 hp and 590lbs-ft and is capable of getting to 60mph in 3.9 seconds.

BMW also included the Integral Active Steering, which combines variable ratio electric steering system at the front axle with an active steering on the rear axle. The electronic chassis controls of BMW 7 Series has also become far more complex.

it also comes with a system called Active Comfort Drive with Road Preview, which acts as anticipatory functions to dampers, air suspension, and active roll bars. The car features three engine modes - sport, comfort and eco pro.

The BMW 7 series price range is from $81,000 to $153,800. The BMW 7 Series is lighter, more powerful, has more features and gets a longer wheelbase, perfect for those who are looking for a convenient and comfortable driving.

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