One of the most anticipated BMW models to hit our roads in 2019, The Largest SUV on BMW production Line . BMW is chasing the Range Rover and the Mercedes GLS With this new luxurious SUV which has Rolls-Royce Cullinan DNA.
At 5,151mm long and 2,218mm wide, the X7 is larger than a Range Rover, but it’s slightly lower, at 1,805mm tall. It’s the heaviest production car BMW has made, weighing in at over 2.4 tonnes in its lightest guise. Wheel options range up to 22 inches. Standard LED head and tail-lights, plus a glass panoramic roof, round off the imposing figure.
Two diesels and a petrol engine will be offered in the UK from launch, all of them sending power to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The xDrive30d has a 3.0-litre straight-six turbodiesel producing 262bhp, and this will be the base model when the car goes on sale
The xDrive40i is a turbocharged six-cylinder petrol option with 335bhp. At the top of the X7 line-up is an M50d model developed with help from BMW’s M-division. It sticks with six cylinders, and produces 395bhp. A V8 xDrive50i with 456bhp on tap is also being offered, but not in Europe.
Currently BMW has no plans to introduce a plug in hybrid X7 , But we have heard from the product manager that the CLAR platform it uses which is an adaptation of the X5 , can house plug-in hybrid powertrains , So a PHEV could be on the cards should demand call for it.