The BMW 7 G11/G12 – the sixth generation flagship sedan from the Bavarian automaker. Official presentation of the BMW 7 in new body was 10 June, and its world premiere was held at the home for the fall of the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015. As before, the new BMW 7-Series 2016 is available in versions with a conventional wheelbase (the index of the body (G11) and increased (G12). Outside sedan has proved to be declassified long before a public display thanks to the numerous spy photos and leaks.

Configuration and price of the BMW 7-Series G11/G12 (2016).

Equipment Price Engine Transmission Drive
730d xDrive $82,400 3.0 diesel engine (265 hp) Automatic (8) full
730Ld xDrive $90,000 3.0 diesel engine (265 hp) Automatic (8) full
750i xDrive $100,000 4.4 petrol (450 hp) Automatic (8) full
750Li xDrive $107,900 4.4 petrol (450 hp) Automatic (8) full

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Outside BMW 7 2016 it had an evolutionary design with a profile almost unchanged, but with an entirely new head optics, made in the style of the BMW X5 F15. Headlights, who for a fee can be fully laser, adjacent to the enlarged “nostrils” branded grille. In addition, the sedan got other bumpers and other taillights, chopped in half a chrome strip. On the sidewall near the rapids located stylish metal plate with small air vents on the front wings.
Shop the new “seven” BMW G11 also looks like the evolution of the former, while, according to the automaker, the interior has become much more modern and advanced in comparison with models fifth and sixth in the series of current generations. The architecture of the front panel is the same, but the quality of finishing materials have been improved, new steering wheel, electronic instrument panel with 3D-effect and advanced projection display, the other center console and door cards other. The new BMW 7 (2016-2017) received a multimedia system iDrive next generation with more productive filling completely redraw the interface and become touchscreen that can recognize gestures. In addition, for the sedan we developed a system of automatic parking, which is activated when the machine is able to take a narrow parking space or stop in a garage without a driver.

Specifications. The BMW 7 2016 built on a new modular platform, which in future will form the basis of a number of models of junior series. Overall length of the standard BMW 7-Series G11 is 5098 mm, width – 1902, height – 1 478. The front and rear tracks widened by 7 and 4 mm, respectively. LONG version of the BMW 7 G12 in a new body stretched up to 5238 mm (+ 139 mm for the basic version), and the size of the wheelbase sedans from the data is 3070 and 3210, and this figure compared to the predecessor, has not changed. Through greater use of lightweight materials in the design of the model, including carbon fiber reinforced plastic, a lot of the new BMW 7 G11 was reduced by 130 kg. Door sedan and a roof made of aluminum and the central tunnel and racks (except the front) – composites. Wherein the weight distribution of mass along the axes remained in perfect proportions 50:50. Also worth noting is the appearance of the BMW 7-Series 2016 of a new electric power steering and improved aerodynamics (drag coefficient reduced by 15%). To achieve this has been due to the smooth underbody cladding, a special form of rear-view mirrors and adjustable flaps in the grille (have five positions). In addition, like the new S-Class Coupe, there are private banks suppression system called Executive Drive Pro, which works on cars with air suspension, adaptive dampers and active anti-roll bars. Plus, the system is able to anticipate road conditions (again, as the S-Class), but information on the web, it turns out, not only from a stereoscopic video camera, but also due to the data of the navigation system (as in Rolls-Royce). It is expected that the base engine for the sedan will be the new 2.0-liter turbo power of 260 hp (730i), but this is not yet confirmed, but the version laid 740i row “Six” volume of 3.0 liters, issuing 326 “horses”. Under the hood, BMW 750i will house a 4.4-liter V8, developing 450 forces. As for the diesel version, the only version is announced with a three-liter unit 730d, the impact of which increased from 258 to 265 hp (620 nm). With him gaining hundred sedan from standstill in 5.8 seconds, while the 740i makes it 0.3 seconds. faster, and 750i – in 4.4 seconds. The advantage for the new BMW 7 2016 G11 immediately available hybrid versions 740e (730e will appear later) with the ability to recharge from the mains. It includes a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol turbo engine, 95-hp electric motor and a set of lithium-ion batteries. On disperse hundreds BMW 740e spends 5.5 seconds. It is expected that top-end version of the BMW 7-Series G11/G12 (his appearance is scheduled for 2016) will get a 6.6-liter V12, borrowed from models of Rolls-Royce Ghost and Wraith. Probably, in the “seven” it will develop about 570 – 600 hp 540 against the forces of the old V12 in volume of 6.0 liters, but detailed information yet.

Configuration and price. All options have a default xDrive all-wheel drive and 8-band automatic. The standard equipment includes a sedan LED optics, air suspension and adaptive dampers, dual-zone climate control, a multimedia complex with a 10.25-inch screen and navigation, projection diploma and wireless charging for smartphones, leather interior, shading mirrors, adaptive cruise control , power tailgate, tire pressure sensors, and so forth. Among the many options for a new BMW 7 2016 appear on the panoramic roof with six different lighting, air conditioning system with air ionization and aromatization, night vision system, 1400-watt Bowers & Wilkins audio system with 10-channel amplifier and 14 speakers, and much more. In addition, the “seven” are available in the M-package with more aggressive bumpers, exclusive wheels, sports accessories in the cabin and in the special body color options.

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