When it comes to the luxury sedans and flagship models in this segment there are only few car makers that deliver premium quality, performances and luxury. Among those is the BMW and with their 2015 BMW 7 Series we are pretty sure that they will manage to further improve the position of the brand.
This model will be offered with highest level of luxury and comfort that will be combined with performances that are on high level. Technology that we have in every segment will impress every buyer and since there are gasoline, diesel and hybrid powertrains to choose from we are sure that it will be able to offer something for each and every driver.
Changes For 2015 BMW 7 Series
Top offer includes 6.0 liter twin turbo V12 engine that brings impressive 544 hp and even more impressive 750 NM of torque available from 1500 rpm. Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is done in about 4.6 seconds while the max speed is limited to 155 mph or 250 km/h. Even with this high amount of power it will be able to return fuel economy of about 12.8 liters per 100 km but have in mind that all these numbers are obtained from European test cycle. Slightly less powerful 750i is offered with 4.4 liter V8 unit that pumps out 450 hp and 650 NM of torque allowing it to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in about 4.8 seconds while returning 8.6 liters per 100 km fuel consumption.
The smaller one 3.0 liter inline six cylinder unit is offered with TwinPower Turbo and High Precision Direct Petrol Injection technology. As a result we are getting 320 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque while the EU test cycle returns fantastic 7.9 liters per 100 km fuel consumption or 35.8 mpg. There is another version of this engine and in this case it offers 258 hp and 229 lb-ft of torque but this unit will not be available on all markets.
Diesel offer is equally impressive and it starts with the top offer in 750xd model that comes with 3 liter six cylinder engine that is refined with three turbochargers and injection pushed to 2200 bars. During one power stroke fuel will be injected up to eight times, three smaller pre-injections, one larger (main) injection and four post injections. This ensures smooth work and lower fuel consumption, on top of this we will be getting 0 to 62 mph in about 4.9 seconds and consumptions of only 6.4 liters. Two more 3.0 liter diesel versions are delivered, more powerful unit offers 313 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque while the less powerful comes with 258 hp and 413 lb-ft of torque. Fuel consumption has been stated to be 5.7 and 5.6 liters per 100 km.
For those drivers that are looking for lower fuel consumption but are not willing to get diesel unit we can recommend hybrid model. The 2015 BMW 7 Series Hybrid uses six cylinder turbocharged gasoline unit of 320 hp in combination with 55 hp electric motor that is powered from Lithium Ion battery pack. Using electric power it will be able to go up to 60 km/h and to travel almost 2.5 miles on battery power only. Total power of the system is about 354 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque allowing acceleration from 0 to 62 mph in about 5.7 seconds maintaining fuel consumption of 6.8 liters per 100 km or 41.5 mpg.
2015 BMW 7 Series Price
Just like always we are getting fantastic looks from BMW. This model comes with great level of refinements and elegance while its front end with recognizable grille and state of the art headlights will be immediately noticed on the road. Perfect proportions and shape are continued in the interior where we are getting incredible amount of technology and comfort features. At this moment this certainly is one of the best vehicles in this segment.
With this amount of work on every detail BMW managed to bring truly exquisite model and with this fact we are getting pretty high price for the 2015 BMW 7 Series. Base model 740i will be sold for about $ 74,000 while the top of the line 760Li model is offered with price tag of $141,200.
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