The trunk is smoother, the shoulders fit better, the taillights look more integrated with the whole. All-wheel drive is an option and can send 20 percent of the available torque to the front wheels to improve traction. Just as suited for those who like to be driven as it is for those who prefer to drive themselves, the 7 Series offers a spacious and luxurious backseat along with unexpected driving pleasure. When massaged by Alpina for the B7, the V8 reaches impressive peaks of 500 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. They otherwise glimmer softly among ceramic-finished knobs, dense-grain wood trim,and the controllers that control its driving dynamics and transmission, as well as iDrive. . Parking sensors provide audible warnings of parking-lot obstacles.
It's also a bit larger. The look is conservative, and some might not appreciate its subtlety. Now the good: an insanely fast, unbelievably tossable, driver oriented luxury sport car that you could drive to and from the track in perfect comfort while posting fast times on the tarmac while there. It's the prestige peak of the 7-Series family. As it's improved, iDrive's also been augmented with new bookmark buttons and direct-function buttons that let you drill more rapidly in through its deep database.
Even here, the 7-Series is quick--about six seconds to 60 mph. The 7 Series takes lessons learned from the previous generation and tones its styling way down this time around. The rear-drive sedan now shifts via an 8-speed automatic. Fuel tank capacity is 82 liters. Except for 6-cylinder models, the 7 Series comes standard with Nappa leather seating surfaces and 19-inch wheels. Options, even on the 760Li, include night vision, massaging rear seats, adaptive cruise control, and a choice of wood trim.
My Alpina is almost the perfect car with a couple of exceptions. We've driven the 750Li, and recommend letting the car handle the handling. The 7er has a serenity in the cabin that's tough to match. The luxury sedan is available with four or five seats, and there's also a six-cylinder 740 as well as a V-12 760, an ActiveHybrid 750 and a performance-oriented Alpina B7. Designers have tried to minimize the chaotic mix of screens, buttons, and knobs where possible, regrouping them into more logical groups. If you're concerned about that type of thing, get a Suburban or similar type of vehicle that will get more miles to the gallon.
The 7er's twin-kidney grille looks pleased, sitting atop a deep air dam, split into a wide grin. The V-8-powered 750 comes in regular and extended lengths with rear- or all-wheel drive. Although there is no certainty of the content, it is for informational purposes only. High-gloss wood trim lines the cabin and accentuates the dash and door panels. A system called Active Roll Stabilization moves anti-roll bars to cut down on excessive body motion. The driver can black out the instruments entirely. In earlier drives of this model, we've noticed that it's not as smooth as other hybrids, though, with more of a shudder when the engine is stopped and restarted than on other models.
The optional M Sport Package augments the exterior with more aggressive lower bodywork and darker Shadowline door and window trim. Like any good suit, the fit is of utmost importance. Outfit your 7er properly and it can be fitted with bucket seats in back instead of a bench. Our improved algorithm coefficients were calculated for each model particularly. Available on the 750i cars is a M Sport package.
Also for 2012, all 750i models and above get premium sound. The optional M Sport Package augments the exterior with more aggressive lower bodywork and darker Shadowline door and window trim. While reviewing vehicles, the actual data should be considered as real fuel consumption. With V-8 engine plus a hybrid system using electric motors and a special lithium-ion battery pack, it improves the 7's 0-60 time to 4. And we've been able to get comfortable with a wide range of heights and sizes; as you might expect, the 7-Series is an especially strong pick for some of the tallest drivers. Weight of the vehicle is 1970 kg with 555 liters trunk loading capacity.
The tuner-edition Alpina B7 is an entirely different kind of niche model. The luxury sedan is available with four or five seats, and there's also a six-cylinder 740 as well as a V-12 760, an ActiveHybrid 750 and a performance-oriented Alpina B7. An air suspension on 750Li and 760Li cars increase isolation without adding copious body lean. A responsive 6-speed automatic keeps it smooth yet responsive there's no manual here. In a cost-cutting move, the ActiveHybrid 750 loses its standard leather dashboard, head-up display, and active and ventilated front seats. Even the base inline-6 sedans are sprightly. Therefore, the estimated fuel consumption data may vary compared to the actual real fuel consumption data.
The slimmer, more exciting proportions of the current car agreeable to most eyes. These data were compiled from sources published by the official and nonofficial websites and catalogues of brands and companies. A pair of 20-way adjustable front seats wrapped in genuine Dakota leather optional in the 740i offer comfort and support to front seat occupants. For stopping power, the F01 7 Series 740Li braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Vented Discs at the rear. V-8 models gain 19-inch wheels with all-season tires and a premium stereo. Estimated fuel consumption data, depends on the users driving style, environmental conditions and may vary depending on many factors.