Finally, it’s official. The Bavarian manufacturer has already released the main new BMW 7 Series , a model already facing its sixth generation. We have seen a few hours ago the first leaked photos of the model, revealing their appearance. We also knew, and some of the main features of this model. BMW has taken us some time talking about the new 7 Series
As usual in the BMW 7 Series sedan has two representative bodies on the range. With nearly normal 5.1 meters long and 5.24 meters long . In both cases, the width is 1.9 meters, but the height if it varies, reaching 1.48 meters in the long version, which is slightly more than one centimeter higher. All the space you gain the body L is intended for the rear seats.
The lightness has he been one of the pillars of the development of the new 7 Series is up 130 kilos lighter through the use of lighter and more resistant materials. The passenger cell is aluminum and polymers reinforced with carbon fiber, which provide much rigidity unpopped the scale.
Gesture control of multimedia equipment
Now, more than ever, the BMW 7 Series is a cutting-edge car. At guests’ disposal are the most advanced technologies bayerische. The iDrive multimedia system is updated and presented with touch screen and can be controlled with gestures . Table watches is a screen of 12.3 “capable of displaying information in different ways. The climate controls are tactile and control units equipped with four zones also have touch operation from the rear.
is also available mobile wireless charging, but leaving both gadget, the most surprising are of driving assistance technologies . The traffic sign recognition, night vision and head-up display all vehicle information we may seem banal elements even compared with driving assistant system jams and driver parking .
parking the new BMW 7 Series
The latter system is useful for parking in tight spots where we could not open the doors. It is controlled from the vehicle key and the car can only go 1.5 times its length. All maneuvers and actions are the responsibility of the car. As for lighting, standard it uses LED technology, but for the most demanding available equipment laser headlights , and released in the BMW i8, and have a range of 600 meters. Switching and ensures long-headlights do not dazzle other drivers.
As in the living room
Much of the equipment is optional, but if one proposes, can have more comfort in the BMW 7 Series at home. Plus four-zone climate control, the brand also offers heat pack seats, steering wheel, door armrests and center armrests. Anything we can touch with our bare skin is warm.
The long wheelbase versions may opt for the pack Executive Lounge , which converts the rear seats of the new 7 Series in a whole travel experience. Two bucket seats with massage, heated and electrically adjustable countless accommodate the most demanding customers. The passenger seat can be advanced to win legroom. Sendas screens 10 “tilt control placed in the rear seatbacks can amenizarnos the trip.
The BMW Touch Command is one of the highlights. It is an tablet 7 “that any passenger can use even outside the car. From here you can regulate elements such as seats, ambient lighting or multimedia in addition to all the features you can offer a normal tablet computer. Sound gourmets can choose the team Bower & Wilkins 10-channel amplifier and 1,400 watts.
BMW Individual offers customers a number of options as an small refrigerator , reading lights or personalization and exquisite materials. Just as the furniture in the room as we made them, we can do the same with the interior of the new BMW 7 Series
Maximum ride comfort
The BMW are always the most dynamic cars among its rivals, but not sacrificing comfort. The new BMW 7 Series uses the most advanced technologies available on BMW to pamper the occupants. The is standard air suspension and is also adaptive and self-adjusting in height. One of its functions allows us to raise the height by 20mm if we move through areas in disrepair.
But more sophisticated is the BMW 7 Series if we choose the option called Executive Drive Pro . An electromechanical system with adjustable stabilizer bars avoids rocking body . The xDrive all-wheel drive versions may also opt for a directional rear axle improves the dynamic behavior and the maneuverability of the Series 7.
standard, we find the driving modes Comfort, Sport and Eco Pro Adaptive adapting all the features of the selected vehicle profile. The Adaptive mode, as its name suggests, is automatic and adapts to all situations.
engines for the new BMW 7 Series
At the time of its launch the BMW 7 Series will be available with two engines. For the part of the gasoline engine 4.4 V8 biturbo of 450 horses (750i) of power and always associated with xDrive will be offered. The diesel variant to hit the market the 7 Series is the most demanded, known as 730d. It is a six-cylinder and 3.0-liter that delivers 265 hp and 620 Nm. Amply solvent guarantees a performance and an average consumption of 4.5 liters to 100.
For the 730d, xDrive all-wheel drive is optional. Soon the range will be completed and the more diesel and gasoline we find a hybrid model, the BMW 740e , which expect more details soon.
All 7 Series engines have, and will Steptronic automatic eight relations . This box has function Launch Control and circulation sailing, the first to get the most potential and the second to reduce consumption by making better use of inertia. A fuel efficiency also contribute elements such as active front grille, lower fairings, side air outlets to improve aerodynamic flow, new mirrors and Stop & Start system is standard on all engines.
|version||Motor||Change||Average consumption||0-100 km / h|
|750i xDrive||4.4 V8 450 hp||AT 8v||l 8.1||4.4 s|
|750Li xDrive||4.4 V8 450 hp||AT 8v||l 8.3||4.5 s|
|730d||L6 265 hp 3.0||AT 8v||4.5L||6.1 s|
|730Ld||L6 265 hp 3.0||AT 8v||4,6 l||6.2 s|
|730d xDrive||L6 265 hp 3.0||AT 8v||l 4.8||5.8 s|
|730Ld xDrive||L6 265 hp 3.0||AT 8v||l 4.8||5.9 s|
Source – BMW
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