much-awaited flagship car of BMW, the new BMW 7 Series was launched in
India. The new BMW 7 Series is locally
produced at BMW Group Plant Chennai. It is available in diesel and petrol
variants and is priced at Rs 1.22 crore
onward. The cars were launched in the presence of Dr. Hans-Christian Baertels,
President (act.), BMW Group India.
The ex-showroom prices are as follows –
730Ld Design Pure Excellence
: Rs 1,22,40,000
730Ld Design Pure Excellence Signature : Rs 1,31,50,000
730Ld M Sport : Rs 1,34,60,000
740Li Design Pure Excellence
745Le xDrive (CBU) :
M760Li xDrive (CBU) :
the first time in India, the new BMW 7 Series is also available in a
plug-in-hybrid option – the BMW 745Le xDrive – combining benefits of an
electric motor and a petrol engine into an extraordinary driving experience.
new BMW 7 Series portrays the unique strengths of ‘X’, ‘M’ and ‘i’. ‘xDrive’
takes the quintessential luxury of the BMW 7 Series to a new terrain with an
all-wheel drive. With ‘M Performance’, the car reaches new dimensions of power
and speed. Leading the way to a sustainable future is the environment-friendly
plug-in-hybrid technology of ‘iPerformance’.
new BMW 7 Series is available in BMW 730Ld (diesel) and BMW 740Li (petrol)
variants. The BMW M760Li xDrive (petrol) and the BMW 745Le xDrive
(plug-in-hybrid) are available as completely built-up units (CBU). They can be
further personalised with optional equipment and bespoke customisations from
high-gloss elements in exterior and other interior finishes underline the
contemporary, luxurious and aesthetic character with unique craftsmanship. In M
Sport, a distinctive sporty exterior and powerful engine produce an
adrenalin-rich combination to set the hearts of motorsport fans pounding.
The new BMW 7 Series
the 7 makes a clear statement with an imposing presence, created by the
distinctive front and rear design. The front is uniquely impressive thanks to
the enlarged double kidney grille. The super-slender headlight design adds a
new strand to the character of BMW’s luxury-class models. Adaptive LED
headlights with BMW Laserlight technology enhance the commanding look. Due to
reduction of lines, the body looks more powerful, refined and luscious without
losing its sportiness. Elegance of the side view is emphasized by the
coupé-like roof line and a chrome trim at the bottom. The rear is extremely
wide and is dominated by powerful horizontal lines. A thin light strip
positioned below the chrome band stretches across the entire width seamlessly
connecting the tail lights. This gives the vehicle a highly distinctive and
of the new BMW 7 Series is a living space that arouses emotions. An extremely
luxurious and relaxing atmosphere awaits to indulge all senses. Generous levels
of space, bespoke leather upholstery and trims, improved sound insulation,
ambient lighting, ambient air package, Panoramic glass roof Sky Lounge with LED
light graphics are few among the long list of features that create the perfect
ambience. The Executive Lounge appointments maximize comfort with four-zone
automatic climate control, electrically adjustable comfort seats, massage
function and active seat ventilation.
Entertainment Professional allows users to access the entertainment and
navigation functions from the rear seats. It now comprises two 10.2 inch
full-HD touch displays with a Blu-ray player. BMW Touch Command, the innovative
system, offers a fully integrated control option for entertainment and comfort
functions for the rear. The 7 inch tablet with touch function, which is integrated
into the centre armrest and connected to the vehicle systems, can also be used
outside the vehicle.
In the BMW 745Le xDrive plug-in hybrid
variant, the electric drive is powered by a new lithium-ion battery with
latest battery cell technology and increased capacity, producing 108 hp and a
maximum torque of 265 Nm. The BMW
TwinPower Turbo three-litre six-cylinder petrol engine produces an output
of 286 hp and a maximum torque of 450 Nm at 1,380 – 5,000 rpm. The petrol
engine combined with the electrical boost of the hybrid system guarantees
typical BMW driving pleasure. Together, the two units deliver a total of 384 hp
and maximum torque of 600 Nm, delivering excellent fuel-efficiency of up to
39.5 km / ltr. The car accelerates from 0 – 100 km / hr in 5.3 seconds with a
top speed of up to 250 km / hr. Running on battery power alone, the car
achieves a top speed of 140 km / hr with an electric drive range of 53 kms.
Using a standard charging cable, the car be charged overnight (8 – 12 hours)
from any conventional 220 V mains socket. Using the BMW wallbox charger, it can
be charged in 4 - 5 hours. Thanks to smart BMW plug-in-hybrid drivetrain, the
battery is charged while on the move using energy generated from various
The three-litre six-cylinder diesel engine
of the BMW 730Ld produces an output of 265 hp and a maximum torque of 620 Nm at
2,000 – 2,500 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 – 100 km / hr in just 6.2
seconds. The three-litre six-cylinder
petrol engine of the BMW 740Li produces an output of 340 hp and a maximum
torque of 450 Nm at 1,500 – 5,200 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 – 100 km / hr
in just 5.6 seconds.
The massive six-litre twelve-cylinder M
Performance petrol engine of the BMW M760Li xDrive produces an output of
609 hp and a maximum torque of 850 Nm at 1,550 – 5,000 rpm. The car accelerates
from 0 – 100 km / hr in just 3.8 seconds.
xDrive, an intelligent all-wheel-drive system, monitors the driving situation
constantly and is quick to respond. Dynamic Damper Control improves ride
quality and suspension by stabilizing all irregularities of the surface. The
Adaptive 2-Axle Air Suspension enables raising and lowering of vehicle at the
touch of button and automatically adjusts the height of the car to suit any
given driving situation.
host of BMW ConnectedDrive technologies continue to break the innovation
barrier – BMW Gesture Control, BMW Display Key, Wireless Charging, Wireless
Apple CarPlay and optional BMW Head-Up Display. The modern cockpit concept BMW
Live Cockpit Professional running on latest BMW Operating System 7.0 includes
3D Navigation, a 12.3 inch digital instrument display behind the steering wheel
and a 10.25 inch Control Display. The Harman Kardon Surround Sound system and
the optional Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System provide an
intense musical feast for the ears.
spread of driver assistance systems is more extensive than ever. Parking
Assistant Plus with Surround View Camera makes parking in tight spots easier by
taking over acceleration, braking and steering. The new Reversing Assistant
provides unmatched support in reversing out of parking or through narrow
driveways. It keeps a record of the last 50 metres driven and assists by taking
over the steering. With the BMW Remote Control Parking, a driver can park his
car into a tight parking space without being inside the car.
EfficientDynamics includes features such as 8-speed Steptronic Automatic
Transmission, Auto Start-Stop, ECO PRO mode, Brake-Energy Regeneration,
Electronic Power Steering, 50:50 Weight Distribution, Driving Experience
safety technologies include six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Dynamic
Stability Control (DSC) including Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic
Traction Control (DTC), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact
protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor, ISOFIX child seat
mounting and integrated emergency spare wheel under the load floor.
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