BMW X7 SUV spied in India for the first time before launch

X7 is the new flagship of BMW SUVs. Hat tip to folks at Automobili Ardent for sharing these exclusive spy shots.

BMW X7 has finally landed in India, ahead of its official launch. New BMW X7, considered to be the 7 Series of SUVs, is the most luxurious and the biggest SUV ever made by BMW. It will be launched in India next month.

Considering that BMW Group owns Rolls Royce, a lot of comfort and convenience ideas have been shared between the Rolls Royce Cullinan SUV and the BMW X7. Whereas the Cullinan is priced at Rs 7 crores, the BMW X7 will be priced in the region of Rs 1.6 crores for the top of the line M50d variant. It will be imported in India as CBU.

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BMW X7 is huge. It is 5163 mm long, 1999 mm wide and 1805 mm tall. Wheelbase is 3103 mm long. When compared to the BMW X5, X7 is 228 mm longer, 5mm narrower (yes, the X5 is wider), and 53 mm taller. Wheelbase too is longer by 129 mm. BMW X7 sits on huge machine cut 21 inch alloys, wrapped in low profile tyres. In the front it has LED headlamps and massive grille, while the rear features signature LED taillights.

On the inside, it is seen with premium dual tone upholstery. On the dashboard is a 12.3 high definition infotainment system with gesture control. In addition to this, driver gets a 12.3 inch colour instrument cluster. The cabin features a 4 zone automatic cooling, 10 speakers, three-panel sunroof, wifi hotspot, wireless charger.

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In addition, you can have optional extras like 20 speaker Bowers and Wilkins music system, 10.2 inch touchscreen displays for rear seat entertainment, heated / cooled seats, heated / cooled cup holders, head-up display, etc. It comes in 6 seater format. First and second row has comfortable captain seats with electronic control. The third row is bench type, but has enough comfort on offer.

BMW X7 M50d is powered by a 3.0 liter inline 6 quad turbo engine delivering 400 hp and 760 Nm via automatic gearbox. It is also offered with xDrive40i petrol 3.0 liter inline 6 generating 340 hp. More affordable diesel option in the form of xDrive30d is also on offer with 3.0 liter inline six generating 265 hp.