The new generation BMW 7 Series is the most advanced and sophisticated luxury car BMW has ever built. Now, their brand ambassador, Sachin Tendulkar has bought one for himself. The car in the above photo, is the one he owns now.
Aimed at attracting the attention of an elite set of buyers in India, 2016 BMW 7 Series is seen in a new design with a host of state of the art board technologies. Built on a new platform with added use of carbon fibre along with light-weight aluminium, steel and plastic components, the new BMW 7 Series is lighter by 130 kgs as compared to its earlier counterpart.
Officially launched in India at the 2016 Auto Expo, in the presence of Sachin Tendulkar himself, below are the prices of new 7 Series.
Price of new BMW 7 Series in India
BMW 730Ld Design Pure Excellence : INR 1,14,00,000
BMW 730Ld M Sport : INR 1,22,90,000
BMW 730Ld Design Pure Excellence (CBU) : INR 1,44,50,000
BMW 750Li Design Pure Excellence (CBU) : INR 1,54,50,000
BMW 750Li M Sport (CBU) : INR 1,59,50,000
Above prices are ex-showroom prices.
There are several new features on board the 7 Series which are seen for the first time on a BMW vehicle. These will include iDrive 5.0 with Hand Gesture Control, autonomous parking and carbon fibre body structure. It will also be the first BMW based on RWD CLAR Cluster Architecture and with four-wheel steering.
Exteriors of the 2016 BMW 7-Series will be seen with an active kidney-shaped grille with air flap controls. It will get optional laser light while LED headlamp and tail lamp is standard. Sitting on stylish new alloys, ranging in size from 18” to 21”, interiors get four-zone climate controls, heated seats with arm rests while rear seats and massage function are also offered. Sky lounge panoramic glass roof, smartphone holder, head-up display and adjustable rear entertainment screen besides a folding table and a 7” touchscreen tablet are other features on offer.
2016 BMW 7-Series BMW 730d will be powered by a B57 6 cylinder diesel engine offering 265 PS peak power. BMW 750i is powered by a 4.4-liter V8 twin turbo petrol engine capable of 444 PS. Both engines are mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.