First information about the new BMW 7 Series – can pack the S -Class?

Limousine also comes as i7

First information about the new BMW 7 Series – can pack the S -Class?

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For a short time, the IX can boast of being the figurehead in BMW. But the 7 Series is in the starting blocks as a competitor of A8, S-Class and EQs. For the first time, the car will not only exist as a combustion engine, but also as an electrical version i7.

There is still something going on, but the new BMW 7 Series will celebrate its world premiere in the coming spring and will also roll to customers in 2022. Shortly after its market launch at the end of next year as a combustion version, the luxury limousine, under the name i7. At the market launch, the upcoming seven will be available with various six and eight-cylinder engines as before.

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Apart from a basic variant for China, four -cylinder is not given a chance as well as the particularly imaginative twelve -cylinder, which formerly fueled the 760. While the 6.6 liter V12 engine is offered unchanged in various Rolls-Royce versions, the new BMW exhilaration must be used to use the image-prone combustion chamber. This is currently only what the Mercedes S-Class and the Bentley Flying Spur.

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Although the current eight-cylinder with its 530 hp in connection with the well-known ZF-Eachtlang automatic is currently the measure of the drive matters in the luxury segment, there will be a completely newly developed V8 with charge in the medium term.

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Hybrid with more than 700 hp

For the first time, probably as a Powerhybrid called BMW M7, which, like in the new luxury SUV of the BMW XM, could do more than 700 hp and thus hunt for the new Mercedes AMG EQS 53. The electrical range of the various plug-in hybrids with six and eight cylinders will be over 100 kilometers and the drive portfolio will represent a spectrum between 250 and almost 750 hp.

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Most of the variants of the new seven and thus the electrical i7 will have all -wheel drive as standard. The different i7 versions not only offer driver assistance level three, but also services between 350 and also over 700 hp. The most powerful variant of the new seven series could therefore be an electric model, the hunt for models such as Lucid, Nio and Co. The standard consumption of the current i7 prototypes is less than 20 kWh / 100 kilometers.

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The prototype testing of the upcoming top model all over the world is currently in full swing. So numerous vehicles are not only on the road in Europe, but also in North America and Asia. During the hot landing test on test tracks and public roads all over the world, the development engineers primarily verify the performance and reliability of the electric motors, all -wheel drive and high -voltage battery with maximum loads due to high temperatures, unpaved paths, dust development and large differences in altitude. The path to series production leads the prototypes of the BMW i7, among other things, via tubular gravel roads and in glowing hot desert areas, the mountains and on selected dynamic routes.

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Hardening test for the batteries

But not only in the heat, on various test routes and in traffic jams, the fleet of camouflaged prototypes is currently on the move. The currently started winter 2021/2022 brings part of the fleet to the finishing touches at the also marty cold landing test. The focus of the winter test is not least on the components of the electrical drive system. Electric drive, high-voltage battery, power electronics and charging technology of the BMW i7 come from the fifth generation of BMW electrical engineering, which is already installed in the BMW IX. At extreme minus temperatures in the north of Sweden, the engine, the battery and the temperature of the high -voltage battery of the BMW i7 demonstrate their maturity degree.

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3 thoughts on “First information about the new BMW 7 Series – can pack the S -Class?”

  1. Awkward…..
    What a report….Who can write that something like that ???? Otherwise: S-Class remains an S-Class. … They don’t just switch to BMW and certainly not too e-car. There are other values such as display, touch, etc….. You will see it from the sales figures.

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  2. Content = zero
    Quite a lot of text for zero actual information.How should you write 100 characters about such a content -free article

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