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New BMW 7 Series Launched, Gets Plug-in Hybrid Variant And More Luxury


The flagship sedan will rekindle its rivalry with the likes of the Jaguar XJ and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class

 

  • It gets the option of a 6.6-litre V12 petrol, 3.0-litre inline-six petrol, 3.0-litre diesel as well as a 3.0-litre inline-six petrol plug-in hybrid.
  • Gets revamped interiors with an all-digital 12.3-inch instrument cluster and Nappa leather upholstery among others.
  • Available in 6 variants at a prices starting from Rs 1.22 crore (ex-showroom India)

The long-awaited 2019 iteration of BMW’s flagship sedan, the 7 Series, has been finally launched in the Indian market. Along with the 7 Series, BMW has launched its flagship SUV called the X7 in India The new sedan that made its international debut in April 2019 sports a host of updates inside and out. The flagship sedan comes in a total of six variants, which include three diesel, two petrol and one plug-in hybrid variant.  

Variant

Price

M760Li xDrive

Rs 2.43 crore 

740Li DPE Signature

Rs 1.35 crore 

745Le xDrive

Rs 1.65 crore

730Ld DPE

Rs 1.22 crore 

730Ld DPE Signature

Rs 1.32 crore 

730Ld M Sport

Rs 1.35 crore  

 

On the outside, the 2019 7 Series gets various cosmetic updates starting with the humongous kidney grille, slimmer LED headlamps with BMW’s laser lighting tech, to a revised front bumper with chrome edges. The rear of the sedan gets thinner connected LED taillamps with a full-width light strip. Other than that, the 7 Series also gets a wider exhaust tip design and new 18, 19 and 20-inch alloy wheels to complete the exterior changes.

Opulence is what the flagship sedan has been known for and the latest iteration will take that to next level. Inside, the 7 Series gets features like a new all-digital 12.3-inch instrument cluster from the new 8 Series and X5, along with a 10.25-inch infotainment display, which hogs most of the space on the dash.

It also scores on Nappa leather upholstery and a rear-seat entertainment system with two 10-inch touchscreens. Other features include subtle dashboard revisions, acoustic glass, wireless charging and an optional Bowers and Wilkins Diamond 3D surround sound system.

Under the hood, the top-spec M760Li XDrive variant will retain the 6.6-litre V12 petrol motor that makes 609PS of power and 850Nm of torque. It propels the sedan from 0-100kmph in 3.8 seconds.

The other petrol variant, the 740Li DPE Signature is powered by a 3.0-litre inline-six cylinder motor that makes 340PS of power and 450Nm of torque. This powers the 740Li from a standstill to 100kmph in 5.6 seconds.

The 730Ld diesel variant comes in three trims- 730Ld DPE, 730Ld DPE Signature and 730Ld M Sport. All three variants are powered by a 3.0-litre inline-six motor, delivering power output of 265PS and 620Nm of torque. These figures give the diesel powered 730Ld a 0-100kmph time of 6.2 seconds.

The 745Le xDrive plug-in hybrid variant is powered by a 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder petrol motor alongside an electric motor that makes a combined power output of 384PS and 600Nm, with a pure electric range of 58km. It gets the petrol-hybrid sedan from 0-100kmph in 5.3 seconds. All engine options are Euro 6 compliant and will come mated to an 8-speed Steptronic transmission.

The 7 Series facelift will take on other luxury sedans like the Jaguar XJ and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

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