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2016 BMW 7 Series: first information and photo gallery

BMW introduced the official photo gallery of the new generation 2016 BMW 7 Series. The flagship has received a long list of changes and improvements on all levels compared with the previous generation. The official release date is June.

2016 BMW 7 Series

2016 BMW 7 Series

BMW 7 Series, the flagship of the Bavarian brand, reached the sixth generation. German saloon manufactured at Dingolfing is preparing to celebrate four decades of career and is ready to delight customers in more than 100 countries where it is sold. Since 1977 until now, BMW has sold over 1.6 million units 7 Series, of which approximately 370,000 units represent a generation that has just ended his career, F01 / 02. BMW boast their limo customization possibilities and estimated that millions of possible combinations of engines, transmissions, colors and options available, making them to believe that the Dingolfing plant has produced two 7 Series to be identical.

A major change is the introduction extensive range 7 Series carbon fiber, using technologies drawn from range take the mark of Munich. The reinforced carbon fiber bodywork and aluminum steel in key areas and helps reduce the total weight up to 130 kilograms and equipment comparable variants. The surfaces of the carbon fibers used are made by two different methods, wet pressing and pressing hybrid, which gives specific levels of resistance for applications that are used. As before, BMW will gradually introduce technical solutions and technologies implemented in the 7 Series range and offer smaller models.

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2016 BMW 7 Series Engines

At launch, the BMW 7 Series offers four engine variants, one of which is a hybrid plug-in. Four engines are offered in two wheelbase lengths, three of which are offered with all-wheel drive. All are coupled to an automatic transmission with eight reports. The unit belongs to the entry-level BMW 730d, 730Ld optional or xDrive 730d xDrive and 730Ld. Regardless of the presence wheelbase and four-wheel drive, diesel engine with TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder 2,993 cc has and delivers 265 hp at 4,000 rpm and 620 Nm between 2,000 and 2,500 rpm. Mixed consumption varies between 4.5 and 5.2 liters per cent, depending on the variant specified. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h ranges between 5.8 and 6.2 seconds, depending on the variant chosen. Note that variant 730d emits 119 grams of mixed CO2 per kilometer, the BMW 118d both have in 2008 when it was awarded in its class to low.

The first plug-in hybrid 7 Series range called 740e and is offered in both wheelbase variant and the variant wheelbase four-wheel drive. It has the smallest engine in the range, a turbocharged four-cylinder 1,997 cc and having delivers 258 hp between 5,000 and 6,500 rpm. Maximum torque of 400 Nm is concerned motorization and is available between 1,250 and 4,800 rpm. Since this is a hybrid internal combustion unit is assisted by an electric motor of 95 hp and 250 Nm, the two motors totaling 326 hp. Acceleration from 0-100 km / h is achieved in 5.6 seconds for the version 740e, 5.7 seconds and 5.5 seconds 740Le 740Le xDrive. Maximum speed is 240 km / h and 120 km / h in electric mode (limited). Autonomy in 100% electric mode is 40 kilometers, except xDrive variant, which can travel 37 kilometers in this way. Mixed consumption varies between 2.1 and 2.3 liters per cent, depending on the variant chosen. CO2 emissions of this variant are 49 grams per kilometer in mixed.

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Top engine variant 7 Series range when launching 750i xDrive is called, it is available with a long wheelbase and V8 TwinPower Turbo has a 4395 cc and 450 hp. Maximum power is delivered between 5,500 rpm and 6,000 rpm, while maximum torque is 650 Nm is achieved between 1,800 and 4,500 rpm. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h requires only 4.4 seconds (4.5 750Li variant) and the combined consumption varies between 8.1 and 8.5 liters per cent, depending on the embodiment. BMW will expand its portfolio of engines is offered alongside 7 Series are scheduled and 12-cylinder versions, but one version M is still excluded.

2016 BMW 7 Series Design

At the aesthetic level, the new generation of the BMW 7 Series marks an evolution, not a revolution. His forms are stronger and more refined, and all features give you the image of a car body wider and lower. If you dissect the body piece by piece, we demarcate new details on the posterior, with masterfully sculpted taillights, which now have a variety of shapes, we can admire the best in person, not in pictures. Bosajele wheels are inflated and machine combines beautiful lines, focusing on the wheel and the figure of the model.

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The biggest change occurs in the front, which has large ventilation grilles and pulled apart, reminiscent of the first two generations of the model. Memories stop here because the lights are stuck having renounced famous “angel eyes” in favor of new forms. We notice new details on the meeting between the bonnet and headlamps, namely the meeting between the two and grid forms being significantly different results depending on where they are seen. Result 7 Series brings more depth and design gives a feeling of well-refined four decades as a whiskey aged in a barrel style.

2016 BMW 7 Series Interior

The cabin of the BMW flagship increased with the new generation space and enjoy more technology than ever. Many buttons have been replaced by touch screens and functions that can be fitted to the compose a list much longer. Of course, the quality of finishing and materials used has increased and forms part of the board have been modified to be more elegant. Among the list of items introduced 7 Series interior include massage in the seats, panoramic sunroof and panorama roof (the latter with over 15,000 integrated LEDs that are visible at night), gestures to control multimedia unit, rear seats electrically adjustable individual with more features automated convenience feature that moves the front passenger seat occupant comfort and it folds that place.

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This time, special cushion occupant feet that traditionally the most important of vehicle, exits the bottom of the seat, but down in the right front seat backrest. Rear-seat occupants are pampered with a fitness system called Vitality BMW. It proposes that users exercise to make them directly in the back seat, the seat resisting and measuring results. At the end of each series of repetitions, the system attaches a note (1-3 stars) and saves progress next training session.

Customers can choose between five standard colors skin on board, Dakota, while optional Nappa leather is available in six shades. BMW Individual range, customization package developed over the years by the German company will bring new possibilities of color and new combinations of materials. The air conditioning‘s 7 Series works on four different areas, has ionizer and fragrance can dissipate into the air. The cabin was enriched with new ambient light, offering more color combinations. Customizing a 7 Series G11 / 12 can be carried forward through design packages to be offered at launch two: Pure Design Excellence and M Sport. The latter amended the outside model through various fireworks and ornaments.

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2016 BMW 7 Series Technology: gesture control, wireless charging and auto parking

The new generation of the BMW 7 Series has unveiled technology to present before the body forms, and we have already focused on this topic material. However, we will review important news of the flagship of Munich and in this respect, to highlight the technological advances experienced by the German limousine. First, the clocks are no longer analog and multimedia unit is completely new. BMW has kept with tradition and did everything possible to keep the previous format of orders and places the machine displays the information.

2016 BMW 7 Series now has an inductive charging system in the front armrest, capable of charging both car key and mobile phone supports this function. The key itself is completely new, optional extras selecting a color display bringing it to control some functions of the machine, and some versions of the 7 Series can be driven into a narrow parking space in the only key, with the driver sitting outside the vehicle, unprecedented endowment segment. The multimedia system is capable of mirroring (displaying content on the phone screen multimedia display) with smartphones compatible with this feature.

2016 BMW 7 Series – new suspension, carbon fiber chassis and new safety systems

For the first time in the history of BMW 7 Series comes with a self-leveling air suspension on both axles and the adaptive shock absorbers are standard. The switching between modes of running (No Driving Experience Control) now has wisely called Adaptive, which anticipates what settings to use depending on how lead driver. BMW aims to ensure a level 7 Series maneuverability and comfort unparalleled in the segment. The new 7 Series is the first electromechanical active roll control in the world, to ensure extra comfort in dynamic situations. In addition, wheel steering system is available in company-wheel drive system.

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With the new generation 7 Series has received an important update for active safety systems and driver assistance systems. The update brings new features cruise controls, such as automatic lane keeping by small interventions in the steering system and this feature is offered at speeds up to 210 km / h. Cruise control automatically adjusts speed limits according to road signs read. As long as the driver keeps steering the system is active. International regulations restricting the system only specified function, possibly a complete autopilot system technologies highway features of this model, as is possible and to direct his rival from MercedesBenz.

Machine systems do not allow leaving the lane when another vehicle is in its blind spot and collision could occur in the context in which they are activated driver assistance systems and active cruise control is used with Stop & Go. Stop & Go function means slowing down and stopping with the column simultaneously tracked and reboot and return to default speed is once again possible.

In case of imminent detection of a rear impact, all belts are tensioned automatically coupled, side windows and sunroof are closed and the vehicle occupant protection prepares the highest possible standards for that impact. The camera back is still a function, in addition to improved safety at accident: helps the driver out of the car park when visibility is restricted.

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