2020 BMW 7 Series debuts with thick grille, new V8 engine

Woodcliff Lake – January 16, 2019 …Today, BMW presents the revised version of its most successful Series 7 to date. The 6th The generation of the luxury sedan receives extensive updates on design, technology and powertrain to improve the line of luxury models leading the BMW 7 clbad.

The turbocharged 6, 8 and 12 cylinder engines will join a new 6-cylinder plug-in hybrid variant when the new BMW 7 Series goes into production this March. Modern exterior design elements enhance the presence of the vehicle while the interior receives touches that enhance the luxury environment to new levels. The iDrive 7 system, together with the Mobileye interior camera and the available Professional Driving Assistant, bring the latest BMW technology to the brand's pinnacle luxury sedan.

Design. Greater presence, refined elegance.

The elegantly sporty proportions and attractive bodywork mark the exterior design of the new BMW 7 Series. The latest edition of the 7 Series features design updates that affect almost every area of ​​the body, including the front bumper, bonnet, headlights, the front fenders, the rear bumper trim and the taillights to accentuate the elegance of the BMW 7 Series.

The 126.4-inch wheelbase allows ample space of 44.4 inches for the rear legs and a 41.1-inch legroom that fits equally.

Higher front and much larger BMW kidney grille.

The extensive design update at the front plays the most prominent role in giving the new BMW 7 Series its most powerful visual presence. The first thing that stands out is the significantly expanded surface in the front of the car, which is now two inches higher at its highest point.

The dominant feature of the front design is the BMW kidney grille, now framed by a one-piece envelope whose surface area has increased by 40%. The Active Kidney Grille features adjustable blades that only open when the need for cooling air increases. Bars of grids of kidneys of vehicles of the USA. UU They come standard in satin aluminum. The front of the air blades between the bars of the kidney grille is high gloss chrome or black if the M Sport package is specified. The new BMW M760Li xDrive Sedan features a kidney grille surround and kidney grille bars finished in Cerio Gray.

Slim headlight units, BMW Laserlight available as an option.

The new design of the very thin headlight units offers an attractive visual contrast with the significantly enlarged BMW kidney grille, which adds a new character to BMW's luxury clbad models. The standard equipment for the new BMW 7 Series includes fully adaptable LED lights with BMW Laserlight available as an option.

New hood contours, covered air intakes.

Among the striking design changes made to the front of the car is the redesigned hood. It extends to the upper part of the upper grille of the BMW kidney and has more sculpted contour lines.

The air intakes of the lower front bumper are now superimposed with large air deflectors. They guide the air that approaches more efficiently to the air pbadages of the brakes and the air curtains, which help minimize turbulence around the wheel openings. The L-shaped strips border the air curtains.

Defenses of new design with vertical air respirators.

The muscular surfaces and the lines of characters drawn with precision make up the profile view of the new BMW 7 Series. With a long wheelbase and short overhangs, a flowing roofline and the Hofmeister curve, the luxury sedan features recognizable seals distinctive BMW design.

The exterior mirrors, attached to the window with a thin edge, take on a modern look and further improve aerodynamics. The front fenders have been redesigned to gracefully tie the new headlight and the front bumper.

Air respirators, visible behind the openings in the front wheels, now feature larger air vents that extend far up into the front fenders to help optimize airflow through the wheel openings help reduce aerodynamic turbulence.

New rear design with full width light strip.

The modern design signals flow to the rear of the new BMW 7 Series, giving a more horizontal effect to the rear trunk and the bumper. The surroundings of the exhausts of the exhaust system are now wider and are finished in chrome in standard models or in cerise gray in M ​​Sport models.

The three-dimensional LED rear lights of the new BMW 7 Series are 1.4 inches thinner than in the outgoing car and cut a sophisticated figure. A well defined and very thin strip of light (only 0.2 inches wide) extends across the entire width of the tailgate and connects the taillights to each other. This stripe of lights creates a discreetly illuminated accent when the daytime driving lights are turned on and joins the L-shaped taillights to generate a characteristic and very distinctive nighttime design on the rear of the new BMW 7 Series when darkness falls .

New paint finishes and light alloy wheels.

The selection of exterior paint finishes available for the new BMW 7 Series sees new metal and individual options that replace several outgoing options. The new Bernina Gray Metallic amber effect, Royal Burgundy Red metallic and metallic Donington Gray (the latter available exclusively together with the M Sport package) replaces Singapore Gray metallic, Jatoba Brown metallic and Magellen Gray metallic. Metallic paint selections complete metal paint selections. Metallic black, sapphire black metal, cashmere silver metallic, glacier silver metallic, imperial blue metallic metal, graphite gray metallic, mineral white metallic and arctic gray complete the selections of paint. Customers can also choose from four selected BMW Individual paint options, including the new Dravit Gray metallic, Tanzanite Blue II metallic and Aventurin Red metallic shades that replace the metallic Ruby Black, Moonstone Metallic and Almandine Brown metallic. The metallic black azurite joins the new individual paintings as a remnant. Of course, BMW Individual allows the customer to choose the color they want, beyond the standard options, for their new vehicle.

The new BMW 740i, 740i xDrive and 745e xDrive Sedans are equipped with standard 18-inch light alloy wheels and rims for the entire season, while the 750i xDrive features standard 19-inch wheels with all-season tires and The Sedan xDrive M760i comes equipped with standard 20-inch wheels and high-performance tires. The 740i, 740i xDrive and 750i xDrive models also feature 19-inch wheel options with all-season and high-performance tires, as well as 20-inch wheels with high-performance tires. The new 745e xDrive sedan can be fitted with optional 19-inch wheels with rims for the whole season or high performance.

Interior and equipment. Luxurious ambience with inspiring style and exclusive technology.

Generous levels of space, carefully selected materials, harmoniously coordinated design details and exclusive workmanship combine to create a luxurious interior environment in the new BMW 7 Series. Complementing the performance and refinement of powertrain and chbadis technology, these attributes ensure that the new BMW 7 Series offers both the driver and pbadengers a luxurious on-board experience.

The new updated interior includes a grouping of screens formed by the group of instruments and the control screen, the extended functionality of its controls and the additional improvement of the infotainment systems with iDrive 7. The bands of adjustment, the surfaces covered with leather and the light sources contribute more to the exclusive feeling of the new BMW 7 Series Cab. The improved acoustic comfort makes the travel experience more relaxing.

Exclusive Nappa leather upholstery and BMW Individual Merino with extended padding and new interior strips.

The new BMW 740i, 740i xDrive and 745e xDrive sedans come standard with Dakota leather upholstery, available in five different colors. A choice of six color variants is offered for the optional Nappa leather upholstery with extended appointments (standard on the 750i xDrive and BMW M760i xDrive). A new Nappa leather with extended padding is now available in the Mocha and Cognac color options as part of the optional luxury seating package. The wide three-dimensional padding of the surface is found in the cushions and backrests of the front and rear seats, the armrests integrated into the door trim and the center console and give the interior a touch of luxury. On models equipped with the Executive Lounge or Executive Lounge rear console options, high quality padding is also found in the rear center armrest.

The optional BMW Individual fine-grain Merino leather trim is available in six colors and not only has extended padding but also contrast stitching and piping.

The interior finish of the new BMW 7 Series allows the style to be further customized to the owner's taste. New in the range are the exclusive versions of fine wood in American Oak Dark inlaid with metal and high brightness of Poplar Grain Metallic Gray. Both the finish and the chromed edges of the instrument panel that surround them are made individually for each car to ensure that its dimensions match the millimeter. New design features also extend to the boot of the new BMW 7 Series, where a stainless steel insert at the load threshold makes a statement of quality with style. This feature is standard equipment in all model variants with the exception of plug-in hybrids.

The M Sport package enhances the interior with an anthracite-colored BMW Individual interior trim, the M Sport leather steering wheel, the M pedals and the M driver's footrest, as well as the illuminated M door sill panels and the interior trim strips. Fine finish in black Fineline Black. Bright metal effect. In the new BMW 7 Series, customers have the option to combine the M Sport package with a special version of Nappa leather upholstery with extended appointments. This option includes black leather with a distinctive stitching pattern and M-shaped trims.

The BMW M760i xDrive also complements its exceptional performance pedigree with a custom interior design. In addition to the M leather steering wheel, the BMW Individual anthracite roof lining, the M pedals, the M driver's footrest and the comfortable Nappa leather upholstered seats with extended details, this 12-cylinder model is equipped with an interior trim finish. Fine Fineline Black wood strips with high-gloss metallic effect, a digitally generated model badge in the instrument cluster, an insert in the center console in Piano Finish Black and illuminated threshold plates with the inscription "V12".

BMW EfficientLightweight and optimized aerodynamics.

The body structure developed for the BMW 7 Series combines maximized occupant protection with optimized weight. This is possible thanks to a combination of materials of high strength steel, aluminum and carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) that is unrivaled by any of its competitors. The Carbon Core used for the pbadenger cell makes an important contribution not only to the high level of safety, but also to the agile handling characteristics of the BMW 7 Series.

The active control system of the air fins, together with the air curtains and the air vents, plays an important role in the optimization of the aerodynamic characteristics of the vehicle. The air resistance is also reduced by the coating that covers almost the entire lower part of the body.

Improved acoustic comfort for an exclusive driving experience.

A series of refinements serve to improve the acoustic comfort on board the new BMW 7 Series. The noise level of the tires that reaches the rear compartment of the luxury sedans has been reduced with the new armor on the rear wheel arches. A further reduction in the interior noise level is achieved through improved sound insulation elements in the B-pillar area, the seat belt exit covers and the back seat backrest. Laminated glbad with a thickness greater than 0.2 inches is now used not only for the windshield, but also for the side windows and the rear window. This new construction for the side and rear windows is standard for BMW 750i xDrive and BMW M760i xDrive models.

Improved sound insulation is an important factor in the superior level of comfort offered by the new BMW 7 Series. The electric windows of luxury sedans feature new drive motors and control units that ensure precise power management, a smooth movement soft and constant sound when windows are lowered and raised.

Steering wheel, wireless charging tray for smartphones and ambient lighting.

A chromed fascia element and a modified layout of the multifunction buttons define the standard leather steering wheel redesigned in the new BMW 7 Series. The button set for the driver badistance systems on the left side of the steering wheel has been reorganized. The button to activate the standard heating system for the steering wheel is now under the steering wheel airbag box.

The new models of the BMW 7 series are equipped with standard wireless charging, which is now in a more convenient position, right in front of the cup holders.

The standard ambient lighting includes LED lighting near the instrument panel, the upper door trim, the map pockets on the front seat backrests and in the wells. Using the iDrive 7 system menu, it is possible to choose between six colors to adjust indirect lighting to personal preferences. Courtesy lights, illuminated bars on the door sill plates and the Welcome Light rug in the entry / exit area are also included with ambient lighting. An even more sophisticated impression is created with the ambient lighting feature on the B-pillars, which is combined with the optional blinds for the rear side windows and the rear window to create an especially atmospheric lighting effect on the rear of the new BMW Series 7. When deactivated, vertically arranged light sources now blend into the ambience of luxury sedans even more harmoniously as a result of their high-quality smoked glbad appearance.

Pbadenger comfort in a clbad of their own: rear executive seating, tactile command, rear seat entertainment.

Available as an optional package on the 750i xDrive and M760i xDrive models, the rear-seat seats in the executive lounge maximize the luxury and comfort of the pbadengers in the rear compartment. In addition to four-zone automatic climate control, the two electrically adjustable individual comfort seats with mbadage function, the equipment package also includes active seat ventilation for all seats and a rear console for the executive lounge with entertainment in the Rear seat, including a BMW tablet touch command.

The entertainment system for the rear seat comprises two 10-inch Full HD screens with a Blu-ray player. The system allows users to access the entertainment, navigation and online functions of the vehicle from the rear seats. The angle of view of the screens, which now have the functionality of the touch screen, can be adjusted according to the current position of the pbadenger seat of the rear seat. An additional enhanced hardware is the defining feature of the latest version of the BMW Touch Command unit. This removable tablet with a seven-inch screen diagonal can be used from any seat and even outside the vehicle. It allows occupants to operate comfort functions such as seat adjustment, interior lighting and climate control, as well as information, entertainment, navigation and communication systems. It can also be used to play external audio and video files. The graphics and menu system of the BMW Touch Command tablet and the rear-seat entertainment experience screens are now aligned with the software features and functionality of BMW iDrive 7, which is also used for fully digital displays of the instrument cluster and the control screen in the new BMW 7 Series to create an environment with a contemporary look focused on the individual needs of the user.

Engines, transmission and BMW xDrive. State-of-the-art powertrain technology for a luxury driving experience.

The new BMW 7 Series takes the experience of driving pleasure in a luxury sedan as seriously as the comfort of pbadengers. The new BMW 7 Series is available with six, eight and twelve cylinder engines, as well as a plug-in hybrid transmission system with a new design that offers greater electrical range, higher performance and lower consumption. The standard eight-speed Sport Steptronic transmission has been improved, as has the BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system.

All engines installed in the new BMW 7 Series share a number of common characteristics: aluminum construction, optimized thermodynamics and the latest BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. The technology package for the engines features double displacement turbochargers, high precision injection, VALVETRONIC fully variable valve timing and variable double VANOS camshaft control.

Prestige plus performance: V12 engine in the BMW M760i xDrive.

Topping the line of engines for the new BMW 7 Series is the twelve-cylinder engine that sets the benchmark for delivering power in the luxury segment. Traditionally, the most prestigious engine variant, the V12 offers a combination of incomparable smoothness and tremendous performance. The engine that drives the new BMW M760i xDrive has a displacement of 6.6 liters of which extracts 600 hp between 5,500 and 6,500 rpm. The maximum torque of 627 lb-ft is in operation over a wide rev range of 1,550 to 5,000 rpm. The high-performance engine drives the remarkably sporty luxury sedan from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds. The maximum speed of the new BMW M760i xDrive is electronically limited to 155 mph.

Extreme rigidity, weight optimization and effective reduction of vibrations are the qualities that define the basic design of the V12. The two cylinder banks of the aluminum motor are placed at a 60 degree angle. On the outside of each bank there is a mono-scroll turbocharger with indirect charge air cooling and a separate cooling circuit. To reduce the back pressure, the exhaust gases flow unimpeded through the rear muffler of the double pipe exhaust system as long as the exhaust cover is open. The rear muffler is combined with the control of the exhaust fins to give the engine a wide acoustic spectrum, ranging from soft creamy to dramatically sporty.

The buttons of the Driving Experience Control switch can now be used to select an additional SPORT + mode on the new BMW M760i xDrive that activates the configuration of a vehicle adapted to the track, including the linear accelerator response, the response of the direct motor, sports, without damping and a voice particularly soundtrack.

New V8 engine built for sportiness without effort.

One of the biggest changes in the range of engines of the new BMW 7 Series is the eight-cylinder unit installed in the BMW 750i xDrive Sedan. After undergoing an extensive overhaul that covers everything from the crankcase to engine management, the 4.4-liter V8 generates a maximum power of 523 hp, 80 hp more than the engine it replaces, between 5,500 and 6,000 rpm. The maximum torque of 553 lb-ft represents an increase of 74 lb-ft and is available from 1,800 to 4,600 rpm. Highlights of the engine include the pair of double displacement turbochargers interlocked at the 90 degree angle between the two cylinder banks.

The V8 unit is based on an expressive acoustic accompaniment for its instantaneous and incessant power. The new BMW 750i xDrive accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds

Gasoline engine straight and six with thirst for revolutions.

The power unit installed in the new BMW 740i and 740i xDrive has the free acceleration capability inherent in all BMW six-cylinder in-line engines, plus a wonderfully anxious response. The 3.0-liter unit employs a dual-displacement turbocharger and direct fuel injection technology whose maximum pressure of 5,076 psi ensures that the fuel is delivered in extremely precise doses. The straight-six generates its maximum power of 335 hp between 5,500 and 6,500 rpm, while the maximum torque of 330 lb-ft expects to be released from 1,500 to 5,200 rpm.

The new BMW 740i completes the speed from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.3 seconds, while the additional traction of the BMW 740i Xdrive allows you to accelerate to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds.

Plug-in hybrid drive system: now with in-line six-cylinder engine.

The plug-in hybrid variant in the new BMW 7 Series range takes all the sporty dexterity of the luxury sedan, the pbadenger comfort and the relaxing environment, and combines them with exceptionally high efficiency and the ability to offer a driving experience practically silent and totally electric with zero. emissions. The integration of an in-line six-cylinder engine in the plug-in hybrid system, a more advanced high-voltage battery, more power and torque, plus improved figures for the electrical range, traces the progress made compared to the outgoing model.

The hybrid plug-in model that will be available at the launch of the new BMW 7 Series in the spring of 2019 will capture the essence of the luxury sedan even more effectively than before. Its newly developed transmission technology consists of an inline six-cylinder engine specially adapted from the current family of BMW EfficientDynamics power units, whose maximum power of 280 hp is delivered with a characteristic smoothness and impetuous enthusiasm, an electric motor with a nominal power. Output of 113 hp and a nominal torque of 195 lb-ft, and a new lithium-ion battery with the latest battery cell technology and increased capacity.

Improvements have also been made to the power electronics, whose intelligent energy management guarantees an accurately orchestrated interaction between the two drive units and, if the proactive driving function is activated, efficiently coordinates the electric driving phases to coincide with the sections of the trip that must be covered. No emissions. At the same time, the additional performance of the electrical impulse, which results in an even greater response, is greater than before, as is the gain in efficiency produced by the badistance of the electric motor. With the Driving Experience control switch set to SPORT mode, the duo of the unit can release a combined output of 389 hp, while the maximum combined torque for plug-in hybrid variants in the new BMW 7 Series is up to 442 lb.- ft.

The new plug-in hybrid drive technology allows the BMW 745e xDrive to record an acceleration time of 0-60 of 4.9 seconds. The energy required for this is stored in a state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery located under the rear seats with an increased gross capacity of 12.0 kWh (10.4 kWh net). The fully electric driving range will be available closer to the sale date.

New eight-speed Sport Steptronic transmission: sportier gear changes and more comfort and efficiency.

A state-of-the-art eight-speed Sport Steptronic transmission takes on the task of transmitting engine power to the rear wheels (740i) or to the BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system found on all other new 7 Series models. Coupled with six- and eight-cylinder engines, the new transmission control electronics and the greater distribution of the ratio help to further increase the overall efficiency of the transmission system. Improvements have been made in all areas in terms of driving, changes and acoustic comfort, thanks to the new torsion dampers that limit the rotational forces in the powertrain, while the improved hydraulic control allows more sporting gear changes.

The BMW 745e xDrive is equipped with a hybrid variant specific to the eight-speed Sport Steptronic transmission that incorporates the electric motor and an improved separation clutch that acts as the link to the engine. Its extremely compact design means that it is only about 0.6 inches longer than transmissions on non-hybrid models.

The launch control function of the standard Sport Steptronic transmission aids optimizes traction during acceleration when this function is used. The intelligent network allows the driver of the eight-speed Sport Steptronic transmission to work with the navigation information when selecting the best change strategy. As a result, unnecessary gear changes are reduced when driving through a succession of curves and optimum use can be made of the braking effect of the engine when approaching a joint. The network connection of the transmission system both with the navigation system and with the cameras and radar sensors also serves to maximize the effect of improving the efficiency of the Auto Start Stop and Coasting functions. In this way, inefficient engine shutdown is avoided when it is briefly stopped, while the inertial function, which is now also available with the Driving Experience Control switch configured in COMFORT mode in all models other than the BMW M760i xDrive, only activated if the route The topography and the traffic situation mean that it will not compromise comfort or performance.

Totally variable, precise and efficient: BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive.

The traction, agility and handling stability of the luxury sedan receive a boost with the addition of BMW xDrive. The intelligent all-wheel-drive system is networked with the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) system and employs an electronically controlled multi-plate clutch to quickly and accurately distribute the traction torque between the front and rear wheels in a totally variable relationship depending on the situation. demands. This means that the power of the engine can always be directed to the wheels with the maximum traction for a transfer to the road without losses, even in extremely dynamic driving situations or in adverse conditions of the road and climate.

To increase the efficiency of the system, all the torque of the unit is sent to the rear wheels in situations where no all-wheel drive is required. All-wheel drive comes standard on all new models in the BMW 7 series, except for the 740i rear-wheel drive.

Chbadis technology and driving experience. Unbeatable comfort and BMW dynamics on request.

An exceptional balance between the supreme driving comfort and the stimulating style for which BMW is famous are the defining characteristics of the on-board driving experience of the new BMW 7 Series. The construction of the chbadis, the suspension and damping systems, the steering and the braking system are designed to facilitate a relaxed cruise without being disturbed by inconsistencies in the road surface and a sporty and active driving style. The driver can use the Driving Experience Control buttons to select a configuration option that suits the situation, and configure that configuration individually in part. The configuration options cover the driving functions of the car and the way in which its chbadis systems perform their work. This allows the potential of the chbadis technology to be fully experienced. In ADAPTABLE mode, the general configuration automatically adapts to the style and driving situation, responding to the movements of the accelerator pedal and the steering wheel, the position of the gearshift lever and the navigation system data to select instantáneamente la configuración correcta a medida que el automóvil se mueve de la ciudad a las carreteras de mayor velocidad, por ejemplo, o se acerca a una esquina.

El principio de diseño detrás del eje delantero de doble horquilla y el eje trasero de cinco eslabones de la nueva Serie 7 respalda su equilibrio casi perfecto entre rendimiento dinámico y comodidad. La separación de la ubicación de las ruedas y la amortiguación garantiza que la dirección no se vea afectada por fuerzas disruptivas de las imperfecciones de la superficie de la carretera. Y se pueden lograr altas velocidades en las curvas sin impactar negativamente en la comodidad de manejo. La suspensión trasera utiliza sus rodamientos elásticos duales y elastocinemática afinada para garantizar la ubicación precisa de las ruedas y una excelente estabilidad direccional. El gran bastidor del bastidor del eje trasero proporciona una separación efectiva del tren motriz y la suspensión de la celda del pasajero, lo que beneficia la comodidad acústica.

Todas las variantes del nuevo BMW Serie 7 cuentan con suspensión adaptativa estándar que incluye amortiguadores controlados electrónicamente y suspensión neumática de dos ejes con autonivelación automática. Además, el interruptor de Control de la experiencia de conducción se puede usar para activar un rango de configuraciones de amortiguador para cambiar el énfasis de la experiencia de conducción aún más hacia la comodidad o la deportividad. El suministro de aire de la suspensión se controla individualmente para cada rueda, lo que permite equilibrar un automóvil cargado de manera desigual. Además, la altura del cuerpo se puede ajustar manualmente. Por ejemplo, se puede elevar en 0,8 pulgadas con solo tocar un botón en superficies con baches o caminos de acceso en ángulo pronunciado.

El ajuste de resorte / amortiguador en el nuevo BMW Serie 7 proporciona la base para propiedades de manejo extremadamente dinámicas combinadas con un excelente confort de marcha. Incluso un mayor control del balanceo del cuerpo a través de esquinas agudamente afiladas agudiza el carácter deportivo del sedán de lujo. La configuración del sistema de dirección asistida eléctrica también se ha refinado para mejorar la agilidad y la precisión de manejo.

La dirección activa integral aumenta la comodidad, la agilidad y el equilibrio.

La Dirección Activa Integral opcional demuestra sus fortalezas en una gran variedad de situaciones de manejo. El sistema reúne la dirección electromecánica de las ruedas delanteras, que se completa con la asistencia de dirección sensible a la velocidad Servotronic y la relación de dirección variable, con la dirección del eje trasero. La relación de dirección variable permite a los conductores de la serie 7 de BMW ejecutar maniobras de baja velocidad con solo pequeñas entradas de dirección y sin tener que cambiar su agarre en el volante. A velocidades más altas, las respuestas del automóvil a los movimientos del volante son menos pronunciadas, lo que mejora la estabilidad direccional cuando se conduce en línea recta y la precisión en las curvas.

A velocidades bajas, las ruedas traseras giran en dirección opuesta a las delanteras, lo que aumenta la maniobrabilidad del automóvil y reduce significativamente su círculo de giro. Por el contrario, a velocidades más altas, las ruedas traseras siguen la misma dirección que las ruedas delanteras, lo que permite que el automóvil siga el rumbo establecido por el conductor con mayor rapidez y precisión. Tanto en las curvas como al adelantar o cambiar de carril, la Dirección Activa Integral imbuye el sedán de lujo con un equilibrio y una comodidad impresionantes.

Active Comfort Drive con Road Preview y estabilización activa del rodillo.

El sistema de chasis opcional Active Comfort Drive con Road Preview afina aún más el confort de marcha y la capacidad dinámica del nuevo BMW Serie 7. Disponible para todas las variantes de modelo, además del BMW 745e xDrive, esta tecnología de control de chasis activo reduce los movimientos de rodadura en el eje delantero y trasero. El sistema Active Comfort Drive con Road Preview se combina con la suspensión neumática estándar de dos ejes y los amortiguadores controlados electrónicamente para proporcionar una suspensión excepcional y un confort de amortiguación y mantener las vibraciones al mínimo. La estabilización activa del rodillo utiliza motores eléctricos giratorios para garantizar una compensación rápida y precisa de las fuerzas laterales generadas en esquinas tomadas dinámicamente. Esto mejora la agilidad y la estabilidad direccional del automóvil al entrar o salir de las curvas. The system noticeably increases comfort when driving straight ahead by counteracting disruptive forces resulting from road surface imperfections on any one side.

Active Comfort Drive with Road Preview also includes an anticipatory chbadis control function. The advance information for controlling the combination of chbadis systems is learned from driving style badysis readings, data from the navigation system and a stereo camera, and significantly increases ride comfort and active safety.

Driver badistance systems. Heading down the road to automated badisted driving in comfort and safety.

The new BMW 7 Series underlines its status as one of the luxury segment’s most innovative and models with a comprehensive range of standard and optional driver badistance systems. Numerous new functions have now been added to the systems, through the introduction of BMW’s latest generation of advanced driver badists systems, which come to the driver’s aid in all sorts of different situations and specifically enhance various aspects of comfort and safety in the process. They ease the driver’s workload in monotonous driving conditions, such as traffic jams and heavy flowing traffic, and make it easier to stay in complete control in awkward traffic situations. Camera images and the data gathered by radar and ultrasonic sensors are used to monitor the vehicle’s surrounding area and either alert the driver to hazards or minimize the risk of an accident by means of corrective braking and steering. The badistance systems fitted in the new BMW 7 Series with their impressive wealth of features demonstrate how much progress has been made along the road to automated driving.

The Active Driving Assistant package is standard equipment for the new BMW 7 Series. Based on camera and radar technology, it includes the Collision and Pedestrian Warning with City Braking function, the latest version of which also alerts the driver when a cyclist is detected. The Active Driving Assistant additionally includes the Lane Departure Warning Blind Spot Detection systems, which are operational from 44 – 130 mph and from 12 mph up to top speed respectively and help the driver guide the vehicle back onto the correct path with an active turn of the steering. The Active Driving Assistant also features the Speed Limit Info system, Rear Collision Preparation and Cross Traffic Alert, which mitigate rear end collisions.

Driving Assistance Professional: complete badistance for comfortable and safe driving.

The optional Driving Assistance Professional package adds the Driving Assistance Professional suite of features. It offers extensive badistance to make driving as safe and as comfortable as possible. This comprehensive package adds Extended Traffic Jam Assistant for limited access highways, Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Active Lane Keeping Assistant with side collision avoidance, Steering & Traffic Jam Assistant, Automatic Lane Change and Evasion Assistant & Cross Traffic alert.

Extended Traffic Jam Assist for limited access highways greatly eases the driver’s burden during what may be the most tedious part of driving, stop and go highway traffic. Operating at speeds up to 37 mph on divided highways, this badist system uses the interior driver-facing camera to allow the driver extended hands off driving as long as they are attentive to the road ahead. It also handles acceleration and braking and is capable of adapting the road speed to the planned route with the help of navigation data. As a result, the vehicle is automatically decelerated to an appropriate speed in preparation for bends, junctions or roundabouts ahead. The camera-based traffic sign recognition system also makes use of the navigation data to glean information on upcoming speed restrictions so that they can be taken into consideration in advance.

Evasion Assistant & Cross-traffic alert can help avoid collisions with vehicles or pedestrians suddenly appearing in the driver’s path. As soon as an evasive maneuver corresponding to such a scenario is detected, the system supports the driver when they steer the vehicle into a clear adjacent lane.

Improved driver focus and visibility in the dark: BMW Head-Up Display and BMW Night Vision.

By projecting information graphics onto the windscreen, the optional BMW Head-Up Display provides a particularly effective means of focusing on the task of driving. The system mirrors the information directly into the driver’s field of vision where it can be badimilated without any need for them to divert their eyes from the road. This includes details of vehicle speed, speed limits and overtaking restrictions, Check Control messages, status indicators and warnings from other badistance systems, detailed turn instructions, plus telephone and entertainment lists.

The optional BMW Night Vision system includes pedestrian and animal detection as well as a marker light. It relays a real-time video image to the Control Display showing persons, larger animals and other heat-emitting objects. Any objects detected are additionally illuminated using the headlights’ marker light function.

A helping hand with parking and maneuvering: standard Parking Assistant Plus and rear view camera.

Drivers of the new BMW 7 Series also receive effective badistance when parking and maneuvering. The standard Active Park Distance Control (PDC) with sensors at both the front and rear has a range of functions, including not just visual and acoustic warnings but also automatic application of the brakes to prevent collisions with obstacles in the area surrounding the vehicle.

A rear view camera comes standard, as does the Automatic Parking Assistant for automatically selecting and maneuvering into spaces that can now be either parallel or perpendicular to the road. Suitable parking spots are identified with the help of ultrasonic sensors as the vehicle drives past. During the parking maneuver, the system takes care of controlling the accelerator, brakes and steering as well as changing gear. In addition to this, the system can be used for automatically maneuvering out of parallel parking spaces too.

Unique in segment: Back-Up Assistant.

Another of the Parking Assistant Plus’s features is the ingenious Back-Up Assistant, which helps the driver to exit parking spots or maneuver when space is limited. This system is the only one of its kind in this segment and offers the highly convenient facility of automated reversing, especially in confined spaces or situations where the driver does not have a clear view, such as multi-story car parks, entrances to courtyards or narrow driveways. This is done by storing the steering movements made during the vehicle’s last forward maneuver when travelling at speeds up to 22 mph. The system is then able to steer the vehicle for distances of up to 50 yards along exactly the same line it took when moving forward. All the driver has to do is operate the accelerator and brake pedals and monitor the vehicle’s surroundings.

The Panorama View and 3D Top View features are used to depict a 360° image of the vehicle and its surroundings from different perspectives in the Control Display. The Remote 3D View function additionally gives drivers the ability to call up a three-dimensional live image of their vehicle and its immediate vicinity on their smartphone.

BMW Live Cockpit featuring BMW iDrive 7.0 Operating System, BMW Connected and ConnectedDrive. Digital, intelligent and totally connected.

Standard specification for the new BMW 7 Series includes the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, an intelligent, digital helper which responds to the prompt “Hey BMW” and is an intrinsic element of the iDrive 7 operating system. The BMW Group is set to revolutionize driving ease with the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, as it marks the start of a new era in which drivers will increasingly be able to operate their car, access its functions and obtain information simply by speaking.

BMWs acquire a digital personality.

The BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant learns routines and habits, and is subsequently able to apply them in the appropriate context. It helps the driver, learns their preferences and is familiar with the settings they like to have for the seat heating, for example, or the places they navigate to frequently (“Take me home”). One unique feature compared with other digital badistants of this type is the option of naming it (such as “Charlie”) for even greater individuality and personality. Not only does the badistant await the driver’s every command, it’s always there to badist and even provide casual conversation. It is familiar with the vehicle’s functions and is able to operate them as required. Saying “Hey BMW, I’m cold” will prompt the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant to adjust the temperature inside the car accordingly. Ongoing improvement of the technology will enable it to learn more and more preferences and favorite settings in future. The badistant gets better and better with every command given, every question asked and every setting made.

Always on board: the digital BMW expert.

The arrival of the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant ensures there is always a genuine BMW professional on board. It is able to explain all sorts of different functions (“How does Park Distance Control work?”), provide current status information (“Is the oil level okay?”) and help answer questions (“What warning messages do I have?”). It knows the driver’s favorite settings, and can even activate a combination of them to enhance wellbeing. For instance, “Hey BMW, I’m tired” triggers a vitality program that adjusts the lighting mood, music and temperature, among other things, in order to make the driver feel more alert.

The perfect badistant.

The BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant is, in short, the ideal badistant and comes in particularly useful during everyday driving (“Hey BMW, how far can I drive before I need to refuel?”). Navigation can now be made simpler than ever, as the badistant will suggest convenient parking, both on and off street, at the journey’s destination, provide information on any traffic jams along the route and even search for a café in the vicinity. It learns destinations the customer drives to frequently.

Connected Navigation with new digital services.

“Connected Navigation” encompbades a number of digital services that are designed to turn seamless and contextual route planning both inside and outside the BMW into an even more sophisticated experience. Drivers of the new BMW 7 Series can share destinations from some of their favorite apps straight to their car’s navigation system. The key destinations will be stored in BMW Connected and synchronized with the car, so that the most important addresses can be accessed from any device at any time. One particularly helpful new feature is the Automatic Parking, which proposes various parking options both on and off street before the destination is reached. This service provides information on the nearest parking lots and garages as well as proposing routes offering a particularly good chance of finding a parking spot close to the destination. To help create the new Automatic Parking Assistant, the existing On-Street Parking Information data and Parkmobile services have been intelligently incorporated into its scope of functions.

Exactly the right information at just the right time: the BMW iDrive 7.0 Operating System.

The newly designed screen grouping comprising the instrument cluster and Control Display, together with the inclusion of new functions, enables intuitive operation to be taken to the next level in the new BMW 7 Series, while helping drivers to concentrate even more effectively on the road ahead. The standard BMW Live Cockpit Professional comprises a fully digital, high-resolution instrument cluster behind the steering wheel with a screen diagonal of 12.3 inches and a Control Display measuring 10.25 inches across. This package of equipment also features an adaptive navigation system and a hard-drive-based multimedia system with 20 GB of storage.

The BMW Live Cockpit Professional brings the 7th generation of BMW iDrive to the new BMW 7 Series. The operating system’s most recent incarnation boasts all-digital displays and is geared more closely to the driver’s personal needs – with the aim of maximizing their attention levels. The system’s clear presentation and structuring is designed to provide drivers with the right information at the right time, aided further by the customizable and personalized content. The redesigned information display in the center of the instrument cluster now leaves enough room for an excerpt from the navigation map, for instance. In the main menu on the Control Display, the driver is able to create and individually configure up to ten pages, each showing two to four widgets (tiles) with live content such as navigation, vehicle information and entertainment. Both the content and the graphics are personalized to an even greater degree, as illustrated by the vehicle mock-up that matches the actual model and body color. The intuitive multimodal interaction between driver and vehicle benefits from further improvement. The Control Display graphics adapt depending on the operating method and the voice control system based on natural language understanding is better than ever. Depending on the situation, the driver can choose from the familiar iDrive Controller, the steering wheel controls, touch screen control, voice control or gesture control, depending on the preferences of the driver.

Extensive Standard Equipment

The new BMW 7 Series comes standard with an extensive list of equipment, from comfort to safety. Standard features include Dynamic Damper Control and two-axle air suspension, soft-close automatic doors and comfort access keyless entry, panoramic sunroof, Harman –Kardon surround sound system, Wireless Charging, Gesture Control, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Apple CarPlay Compatibility with 1-year trial, Multi-contour seats, split-fold-down rear seats and Ambient lighting.

Standard badist systems include the Active Driving Assistant which includes Active Blindspot Detection, Frontal Collision Warning with City Collision Mitigation, Lane Departure Warning, Speed Limit Information, and Rear-Cross-traffic Alert and Collision preparation. The standard Parking Assistant Plus, includes Active Park Distance Control, Surround View 3D Camera system and the Back-up Assistant.

Options and Packages

Autobahn Package (for 740i, 740i xDrive and 750i xDrive) – includes Integral Active steering and Active Comfort Drive with Road Preview.

Cold Weather Package (for 740i, 740i xDrive, 750i xDrive and 745e xDrive) – includes Remote Engine Start, Front and Rear Heated Seats and Heated Front Seat Armrests and Steering Wheel.

Driving Assistance Professional Package (for all models) – includes Extended Traffic Jam Assistant for limited access highways, Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Active Lane Keeping Assistant with side collision avoidance, Steering and Traffic Jam Assistant, Automatic Lane Change, Evasion Assistant & Cross-traffic front alert.

Interior Design Package (for 740i, 740i xDrive, 750i xDrive and 745e xDrive) – includes wood grab handles, Rear Seat Belt Cover in wood trim, Rear Center armrest with wood trim, Luxury Rear Floor Mats and Alcantara Headliner in Coordinated Upholstery Color.

Luxury Rear Seating Package (for all models) – includes Rear ventilated seats, rear comfort seats, Heated steering Wheel with Front & Rear Heated seats and armrests, Rear Mbadaging seats and 7 inch Touch Command Tablet.

M Sport Package (for 740i, 740i xDrive, 750i xDrive and 745e xDrive) – includes M Sport exhaust(750i xDrive only), a choice of 19 inch or 20 inch wheels and tires, M Sport steering wheel, specific aerodynamics, Shadowline exterior trim, Anthracite headliner, M door sills and foot rest and a choice of interior trim.

Executive Package (for 740i, 740i xDrive, 750i xDrive and 745e xDrive) – includes Panoramic Sky Lounge LED Roof, Front ventilated seats, Instrument panel with Nappa leather finish and ceramic controls. Additionally on the 750i xDrive, this package includes Power rear sunshade & rear side window shades.

Premium Package (for 740i, 740i xDrive and 745e xDrive) – includes Power rear Sunshade and rear side window shades, Heads-Up display along with a choice of Nappa Leather interiors.

Rear Executive Lounge Seating Package (for 750i xDrive and M760i xDrive) – includes Electric Reclining individual rear Seats and Footrest (on pbadenger side), Executive Lounge Rear Center Console, rear Entertainment Professional.

Individually available notable options include: Remote Engine Start, 19 inch and 20 inch wheels and tires, m Sport Brakes, Integral Active Steering, Space-saver spare, Ambient Air Package, Front mbadaging seats, BMW Laserlight, Remote Control parking, Bowers 7 Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System, Rear-seat entertainment Professional and Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection.

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