High-speed luxury The UK-spec ALPINA B7 Bi-Turbo will only be available with rear-wheel drive, will accelerate to 60mph in 4secs and be capable of 205mph.
The new BMW 7 Series’ huge take on the signature kidney grille could divide opinion.
A Swiss Selection News 2016 Geneva Show. The annual Geneva show kicks off the European show season and BMW, Alpina and AC Schnitzer all had delectable machinery on display this year… Words and photography: Bob Harper.
New BMW G11 7 Series. Stunning new 7 Series BMW’s high-tech flagship model will be its most luxurious machine to date. The all-new 7 Series G11/G12 was revealed to the world in Munich last month and with a sharp new suit and some seriously high-tech underpinnings and interior gadgets BMW is looking to rule the luxury class for some time to come. Words: Bob Harper. Photography: BMW.
Stairway to 7 - BMW’s revised 7 Series G11/G12 is armed to the grille… er teeth with a raft full of advanced tech.
Fresh flagship. It’s all sevens for BMW right now, with the seventh generation of the 7 Series making its debut, before arriving in UK showrooms in October. In addition to an uprated 261bhp 3.0-litre diesel engine, there’s the option of four-wheel-drive for the first time in the UK, as well as downsized 322bhp 2.0-litre plug-in hybrid 740e variants producing 49g/km of CO2. As before, there’s the choice of regular and long-wheelbase editions, with the new car marginally longer than its predecessor F01/F02.
With more technological advancements that deliver both outstanding comfort and handling, greater fuel efficiency and innovative driver assistance and connectivity, the new BMW 7 Series sets out its stall as the ultimate vehicle for luxurious driving pleasure.