Compilation of first drive reviews of the pre-production new BMW 740iL (G12).
Another BIMMERPOST member’s impressions from a first look at the G11 / G12 7 Series during a private reveal event in Miami held last week.
More video preview of the all new BMW 7 Series highlight features.
The first official details of the all new BMW 7 Series (G11 / G12) has been announced.
BMW is using a technology and innovation workshop to present an initial selection of development highlights which the next generation of the BMW 7 Series model range will use to set new benchmarks in lightweight design, driving dynamics, comfort, intelligent connectivity and operation. The extensive use of carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) in the structure of the passenger cell, the rigorous and detailed application of lightweight design and a new … CONTINUED
Read one BIMMERPOST member’s first impressions of the G12 7 Series from last night’s private reveal.
More looks at the G11/G12 7 Series M Sport model.
The next generation G11/G12 BMW 7 Series will have its reveal tomorrow via a private invite-only event. Check out some first official peeks at the 7 Series headlights inside.
We’ve spied the next gen G11/G12 7 Series’ display gauges before, but here’s the closest look yet and it once again confirms a hybrid physical/digital multifunction display.
Physical semi-circles frame the speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge and temperature gauge, while all other elements appear to be digital, including needles and numbers.
The gauges are colored red as the car is in Sport mode, so we expect that the display gauges overall look will change with the car’s current mode (Sport, Comfort, Eco Pro), much like that seen … CONTINUED
Unfortunate serious accident between a 7 Series G11/G12 prototype and a police van. A BMW factory test driver, driving a new 7er G1x prototype was involved in a crash Saturday morning. The 7er driver (42-year-old) hit a Polizei van (30-year-old) t-boned it and the Polizei van flipped over. Inside the Polizei van were three policeman. All parties involved escaped with only minor injuries.
The accident occurred on the B27a (Theodor-Heuss-Straße) in downtown Stuttgart – as several Polizei cars (&vans) were responding to robbery call … CONTINUED
Although the next generation G11/G12 7 Series (G11 = short wheelbase / G12 = long wheelbase) has already been seen in its entirety (photos below), we’ve yet to see a model wearing the M Sport package. Seen here is the 7 Series M Sport, or perhaps even the rumored M770i. BMW has previously shot down rumors of a M7 model.
The M Sport front bumper and side skirts sets this prototype apart from previously spotted 7 Series. If you look closely, you’ll also see quad … CONTINUED
There is a recall campaign / service bulletin for the BMW N63 engine (V8 twin turbo).
On December 29th, 2014, BMW released Bulletin “B001314″ or the “N63 Customer Care Package ” affecting any vehicle that saw use of the 4.4-liter V-8 (N63B44O0) within the 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, X5, and X6 model lines manufactured between 2008 and 2013. Dealership instructions include checking the timing chain for stretching and replacing it if necessary, replacing the fuel injectors, mass air flow sensors, crankcase … CONTINUED
Here it is, the first fully revealed next generation BMW 7 Series (G11)!
We show you more details and close ups of the G11 7 series.
Rumored engine lineup for the 2016 7 Series (G11), ranging from a 4 cylinder 730i to a 12 cylinder 760i.
The next generation 2016 7 Series (G11) has dropped some major camouflage, revealing its overall body styling.
The major styling components are now revealed – body lines, kidney grille shape and size, headlight and tail light shapes and yes, the hood cutline has indeed been moved back down to meet with the kidney grilles!
As usual, the next 7 Series will be a showcase for future BMW technologies, both in physical construction and its technology.
We recently showed you the first look at the production interior, which … CONTINUED
Some more insight from Scott26 on the possible new iDrive technology we may see introduced on the G11 7 Series, including possibly Augmented Reality.
The G11 7 Series has now been spied out and about with a production-level interior. The biggest change that we can now see compared to the previous sighting is new iDrive software. The screen shows a never before seen iDrive menu and we now also see the climate control display and controller layout.
BMW is sending the F01 7 Series off into the sunset with the Individual Final Edition 7 Series in Individual Citrine Black Metallic, currently on display at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. Come next year, the all new G11 7 Series will replace the current 7 Series.
The interior features merino leather with contrast piping, piano black trim and alcantara roof liner. This 750Ld xDrive features a tri-turbo diesel motor good for 381 HP.