BMW first introduced their premium luxury sedan, 7 Series back in 1977. 10 years later, in 1987, BMW introduced a V12 heart to their flagship car, BMW 750iL. Powered by a 5.0L V12 24V SOHC engine codenamed M70B50, it generated 300 PS power and 450 Nm torque. 25 years later, BMW USA is celebrating this occasion with a Limited Edition 7 Series V12.
Named “V-12 25 Years Edition”, this limited edition BMW 760Li will be offered only in the US and only 15 units will be made. BMW 760Li V-12 25 Years Edition will feature black floor mats, BMW Individual Champagne Full Merino Leather, black piping (exclusive for 25 Years Edition), rear footrests with Champagne piping. As far as badging this special edition is concerned, you will see a lot of it once you are inside. “V-12 25 Years Edition” is badged on the headrests, door sills, BMW iDrive controllers.
Limited edition BMW 7 Series is priced at $159,695 including destination and handling. Deliveries are scheduled for early 2013. Customers will be offered full range of BMW & Series colors on this special edition. Powered by a 6.0L V12 Twin Turbo, the 760Li generates 535 hp and 550 lb-ft torque, shooting this luxury on wheels from 0-100 kmph in just 4.5 seconds. Top speed is limited to 198 kmph, but with the M Sport package, you can have a top speed of 248 kmph.
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2013 BMW 760Li: V-12 25 Years Anniversary Edition
Special Limited Edition Flagship Honors 25 Years of V-12 Tradition
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 7, 2012 …Today, BMW launches a very special limited edition 25th Anniversary Edition 760Li V-12 reflecting a rich tradition of V-12 engines that began back in 1987 with the then groundbreaking BMW 750iL when BMW engineers crafted the most Ultimate Driving Machine of its day with the introduction of its first automotive V-12 engine. Only 15 of these very limited edition models will be available to US customers on a special order basis only for BMW Center delivery in early 2013 at a price of $159,695 including destination and handling.
The “V-12 25 Years Edition” BMW 760Li features BMW Individual Champagne Full Merino Leather and, exclusively for this model, black piping. The black floor mats and rear footrests are also complimented by contrasting piping in Champagne. The door sills, headrests and iDrive controllers are all specially badged with “V-12 25 Years Edition”. Also included with this special edition flagship model are:
Rear Seat Entertainment with iDrive control
20’ Individual wheel style 301 with performance tires
Alcantara headliner in champagne (sides of headliner in black)
A/B/C pillars in black leather
Rear parcel shelf in Anthracite Alcantara
BMW Individual Piano Black Wood trim
Piano black wood inlay in steering wheel
Shadowline exterior trim
A full range of exterior colors is available for this limited edition as well as additional options, making it possible to craft a truly unique automobile.
The 760Li, with its 6.0-liter Twin Turbo V12, remains the pinnacle in the BMW 7 Series line up boasting 535 horsepower, 550 lb. ft of torque catapulting the big Sports Sedan from 0-60 mph in just 4.5 seconds and a limited top speed of 130 mph (155 mph with the M Sport Package option).