At 5151mm in length, 2000mm wide and 1805mm tall, and with a wheelbase of 3105mm, the BMW X7 displays harmonious proportions and establishes itself very clearly as the new head of the BMW X model family. The new design language, dominated by precise lines and expansive surfaces, intensifies the car’s authoritative aura.
The roominess and versatility of the interior are underlined by the standard inclusion of three rows of seats (offering space for seven people in total) in the new BMW X7. The two passengers in the third row settle into full-size seats complete with armrests, cupholders and USB ports. The middle row can be composed of two individual comfort seats as an option. All seats are adjusted
electrically at the push of a button. The boot capacity can be increased from 326 to a maximum of 2120 litres, as required.
The lineup of engines available at launch comprises a 462hp petrol V8 in the X7 xDrive50i, a 6-cylinder inline petrol unit with an output of 340hp for the X7 xDrive40i and a pair of 6-cylinder inline diesels with outputs of 265hp in the X7 xDrive30d and 400hp in the X7 M50d.
The X7 boasts a wealth of chassis technology as standard, including adaptive suspension with electronically controlled dampers, and air springs at both axles. The vehicle’s ground clearance can be varied by up to 80mm to suit the situation at hand – by either pressing a button or using the BMW Display Key. A number of chassis systems are available as options to further enhance comfort, agility and off-road performance. The new X7’s commitment to progressive luxury is further underlined by the comprehensive array of driver assistance systems on hand to enhance comfort and safety.
The BMW Live Cockpit Professional fitted as standard in the X7 comprises a fully digital instrument cluster and a Control Display, each of which have a screen diagonal of 12.3 inches. The BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant included in the operating system from March 2019 – or available to import by Remote Software Upgrade – presents the latest advances in the
field of digital connectivity.
The X7 will be built at BMW Plant Spartanburg in the US, and its market launch will begin in March 2019.