7 Series Interior designer Nader Faghihzadeh seen here taping
Behind the design of the BMW 7 Series
The design of the new BMW 7 Series: the result of keen competition among the best creative designers.
The BMW Groups process of designing a new vehicle and finding the ideal shape is based on a concept of keen competition. In the development of each new model, several design teams compete with one another in their design
of the exterior and interior in a truly creative contest. Made … CONTINUED
Here is a new set of photos of the BMW 7 Series (F01) in Titanium Silver. The car is wearing the obligitary masking tape, but otherwise its unconvered.
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BMW pulled out all the stops in revealing the F01 7-series in Moscow
BMW had this 7-series inside this 40 foot hourglass, hidden in 180,000 balls for two days. On the night of July 8th, BMW emptied the top of the hourglass to reveal the car to 400 invited guests.
The dramatic unveiling in Russia was to demonstrate the events slogan of “Never stand still”
Looks like BMW Russia has a knack for BIG marketing… see this thread for another example –> http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=130736
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Thanks to bmwblog for the find.
The entry level BMW 730d will have a base price of 69,500 euro. The fuel consumption is absolutely amazing on the 730 diesel, 32.6 MPG. Moving up, the BMW 740i will start at 75,500 euro and the longer version LWB at 82,500 euro.
The top of the line 7ers, the 750i and 750Li will be selling for 90,000 euro respectively 94,000 euro.
So, here is the breakdown in an unordered list:
BMW 730d – 69,500 euro
BMW 740i – 75,500 euro
BMW 740Li – 82,500 euro
BMW 750i -90,000 euro
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Today is our lucky day. It seems as though an official set of pictures of the New 7-Series has leaked online. The resolution is low but there are alot of pictures included in this set. Good times my friends!
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Caught on film at the recent BMW Golf tournament was a big billboard in place to promote the upcoming BMW 7-Series and reveals the design of the headlamps will somewhat follow the design of the CS concept car.
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BMW has taken its new 7-series (F01) to the Ring for some final tests before
its reported July 5th unveiling.
Here are images of both the standard and the long-wheelbase versions running in short succession on the track for some nice comparison shots.
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Its expected that the next generation BMW 7 Series (F01/F02) will come with turbo power. If true, BMW wouldn’t put the turbo in for efficiency, but rather for POWER. So expect to see a large displacement, big horsepower turbo engine under the hood of the car
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Here are the latest in photos of the BMW 7-Series F01 / F02 (long wheel base). Personally, I really love the proportions of this car!
According to BMW chief executive Norbert Reithofer in a pre-release of his interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the next generation 7 Series, which is coming out later this year, will get some sort of hybrid powertrain. The details of this powertrain are still in the air as far as we know, but we have a feeling it will be inline with what Lexus has been offering and will be decidedly weighted towards power. It should be a great addition to the BMW lineup and may be a signal of great … CONTINUED
This is a scoop. It looks like someone has snapped some photos of the upcoming F01 7-Series bumper and put them on ebay and is selling the bumper! Look at the size of those kidney grills
This is awesome. Here is a fully uncovered picture of the upcoming BMW 7-Series interior uncovered which looks to take an entirely new design strategy.
In order to keep up with the Jones’ BMW has had to think a bit outside the box. Our sources indicate that the transmission BMW will utilize takes up the same amount of space as the current 6 speeds and will not use additional components. This has been made possible by a completely new transmission concept. We have learned that it utilizes four planetary gear sets and five transmission clutches. Two transmission clutches are unlocked per gear, thus resulting in greater efficiency and a higher overall transmission ratio.
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and now some photos of the upcoming BMW 7 series (F01) interior!
The BMW 7 Series unmasking continues!
Wow, stop the presses. Looks like someone at BMW screwed up and let the all new BMW 7-Series get photographed without any body cladding.
Here is a single profile photo of the upcoming 7-series which shows both the standard 7 and the long wheelbase version.
It is true that over the years, the current 7-series went from ugly duckingling to pioneer, with many industry leaders eventually copying the infamous bangle-butt. But flattery aside, it is evident that BMW will not repeat that design language and is moving into a more flowing type of design.
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These brand new sketches seem to be inline with the media rumors that the next 7-series, which has been spied in heavy body clad form driving around germany, to follow many of the design themes of the recent BMW Concept CS. The car will share a similar face to that car, the body does remain more inline with the current 7-series, in order to maintain the optimum passenger comfort and visibility.