The 2015 BMW 7 Series (G11) is a true high-tech luxury liner, which is still significantly At length this in terms of driving dynamics. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class seems to have actually found her conqueror. Even lighter than the BMW 5 Series and the top model an even more powerful V12 engine, head of the 7 Series a new era for BMW. Will premiere the new BMW 7 Series Sedan at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2015.
BMW 7 series 2015 Sporty and elegant Design
Undoubtedly put the latest Mercedes-Benz S-Class at its launch in 2013, new standards – and far and wide, there was no competitor who could surpass the high-tech package. Behind the scenes, however, BMW already working hard on the new 7-series with the ultimate goal to outperform the S-Class.
Typical BMW proportions, like a long wheelbase, a short front overhang, an elongated bonnet and the set-back passenger compartment with coupé roof curve, shape the silhouette. The customers have the choice between the design of the 2015 BMW 7 Series Pure Design Excellence and the BMW 7 Series M-Sport – the aligned optically elegant, the other sports.
The front view of modified BMW only cautiously. Thus, the sharp lines of the headlamps now extend right up to the more voluminous chrome frame of the BMW kidney. Optionally, there is laser beam. The lower portion of the modified front bumper BMW drew far more dynamic, integrated LED daytime running lights even more striking.
This high-tech features will get the new BMW 7 Series
Outdoor rather a design evolution, the new BMW 7 Series, however, shall inner values over backward. The significantly higher quality interior should radiate true luxury – after all, it is necessary to successfully compete against the S-Class. But not enough: As with smartphones and tablets to operate the infotainment system is based primarily on the touch screen – the iDrive controller still remains once obtained. Even the gesture control is possible, so that, for example, the navigation can be called with swipe of a finger in the air.
Not only the driver, the passenger even has its own touch screen. Standing in the driver’s driving-relevant information in the foreground, the passenger can also take advantage among other online entertainment such as Internet-based video and music streaming. The passenger is able even to the driver by wiping motion to convey information.
In stop-and-go traffic, the driver can relax, because the new BMW 7 to 60 km / h automatically brakes and gas are. Once home, get out of the occupant and the BMW 7 Series parked autonomously in the garage. In addition an armada of modern assistance systems.
Weight: Lighter than the current BMW 5 Series
Another goal of BMW presented the significant weight reduction. The new BMW 7 Series will be up to 170 kilograms lighter. Example: The EC curb weight of the current 730d Sedan (F01), ergo, 90 percent tank, 68 kg for the driver and 7 kg for luggage is 1915 kg. Less of 170 kilogram weighs only 1745 kg. For comparison, the current BMW 530d Sedan (F10) comes to 1785 kg.
The weight reduction achieved by the BMW extensive use of carbon fiber, magnesium and high-strength steels. Result: The 2015 BMW 7 Series is much more dynamic and also required by this fact less fuel. These couples BMW route data from the navigation system to the automatic transmission, the forward-looking sets the circuit, inter alia, curves, ascents and descents.
BMW 760i with a powerful V12 engine from Rolls-Royce
So far, the V12 engine of the BMW 760i had less power than the models of sister company Rolls-Royce. The current BMW 760i comes “only” 544 hp. This is now over: the new BMW 760i gets the 6.6-liter V12 engine with twin turbochargers, which already makes 632 hp Rolls-Royce Wraith. For use modified again in the new 7 Series, the V12 engine will also be more economical.
The Seeing BMW chassis can do even more than in the S-Class
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class was the first car in the world recognize bumps in advance. There, the system “Road Surface Scan” notes such irregularities using the stereo camera and adjusts the suspension to quickly, so that the occupants unevenness hardly notice.
Now comes the attack of BMW to the best discipline from Mercedes-Benz: The “seeing suspension” is also in the new BMW 7 Series – and can do even more. Mercedes-Benz continues to scan the road over a stereo camera, so that the system works only in daylight. The BMW 7 Series uses various sensors and radar, so that the system in the BMW also works at night.
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