2017 BMW 7-Series Interior, Release Date
Since its launch in 1977, BMW 7-Series has been a luxurious and high performing car. The full-size sedan is currently in its 6th generation, and the German automobile manufacturer is ready to add a new model to this generation. This will be 2017 BMW 7-Series. The new car will definitely be the next big thing in the world of sedans.
2017 BMW 7-Series – External Body Parts:
The upcoming BMW car will be based on the BMW CLAR platform. The automaker will reduce the weight of the car and increase its structural strength by constructing the body with carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, aluminum and high-tensile steel. Suspension will get adjustable air springs. The entire exterior will get sleeker features that will make the car more elegant and sportier than the outgoing model.
In the front side, 2017 BMW 7-Series will get longer LED headlamps, a slightly modified grille, air intakes and wheel bends. When it comes to the rear side, there will be LED taillights glazed by chrome strips. This side will also have dual tailpipes coated with chromium. Other exterior features include redesigned side mirrors and 18 or 19-inch wheels.
The interior of 2017 BMW 7-Series will be crafted with metal, wood and leather materials. Seating space will be roomy enough for the car to offer comfortable rides. Seats as well as steering wheel will be covered with high quality leather. Top-notch models will come with more advanced seats. The entire cabin will be illuminated with ambient lighting.
Advanced technology will be used widely in 2017 BMW 7-Series. There will be an infotainment system featuring a large touchscreen display and compatible with a whole lot of connectivity features. The entire center console will be equipped with controls, some being able to recognize gestures, and driver assistance systems. Other tech features include powerful audio system, satellite navigation system and air conditioning system.
Safety features in the new BMW sedan include automatic parking system, semi-auto pilot system, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring system, lane departure system and more. Basic features like seatbelts, airbags and emergency brakes will also be available.
2017 BMW 7-Series – Powertrain Configuration:
At least two engine options will be available for the new luxury sedan. One of them will be a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 with a capacity of 460 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. Another engine will be a 6.6-liter V12 capable of pushing out 600 horsepower and large amounts of torque. An hybrid variant is highly anticipated in the new sedan car.
The engines will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The car will have a rear-wheel drive, with four-wheel drive being optional. Fuel economy and emission rate figures are expected to be better in the new BMW sedan. Fuel consumption will be around 21 mpg in the cities and 29 mpg on the highways.
The new BMW luxury car will face rivalry from Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi A8, Jaguar XJ and Maserati Quattroporte.
2017 BMW 7-Series – Price and Expected Release Date:
Starting price of the new BMW sedan will be set at $82,400. There will be three models, and each will come with its own price. The highly refurbished trim will cost more than $97,500. Release date is expected in the last quarter of 2016 or early 2017.