Freshen the BMW 7 Series

BMW offer a facelift to its 7 Series but more than the aesthetic side, the news are looking under the hood, particularly that of the hybrid version. Four years after its placing on the market, the generation of the F01 BMW 7-Series is entitled to a facelift, presented yesterday by the German brand. Finally, restyling is an overstatement given aesthetically, or almost nothing changes, except for the LED projectors, the number of sections of the radiator grille and bumper. This is especially under the hood and in embedded technologies that everything goes.

Thus, the generalization of the Stop & Start system, regenerative braking and driving mode Eco Pro lowers the consumption of all versions, without loss of power or minimization of performance on the contrary. Full range receives the serial Steptronic automatic transmission 8 reports.

Suddenly, the 740i now displays for its 6-cylinder 3.0 Turbo TwinPower power of 315 hp and the 750i now displays for its TwinPower Turbo V8 4.4 power of 445 horsepower, up 45 horses. At the top of the petrol range, the 760i retains its V12 and its 544 horsepower.

In Diesel, we note the arrival in the range of the new block inline six-cylinder 3.0 liter turbocharged TwinPower triple 381 horsepower xDrive M550d from under the hood of the 750D xDrive. The 730d and 740d now show the relative power of 285 horsepower and 313.But the biggest change is that the hybrid version of the 7 Series. With the electric motor of 55 horsepower that comes with running and can provide a zero emissions of 4 kilometers, they are connected to a gearbox 8 Steptronic. The maximum combined power is 349 horses for a couple of 497 Nm 209 Nm a Boost is available on request, eg to overcome.

Just like what Mercedes is preparing his future with S-Class, BMW now offers all its technological knowledge in its 7-Series restyled. This requires adaptive LED lights, a new generation of GPS with 3D graphics chip 1.3 GHz dedicated voice commands widespread, automatic emergency braking, automatic parking, remote trunk opening and connected services. The new facelift version of the BMW 7 Series goes on sale later this summer. No indication tariff has yet been given.

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