The all-new BMW 7 Series has landed in Australia and we had the likelihood to rise up shut with the German model’s newest creation and we reckon this would possibly simply be the most luxurious car in the world. Let us clarify why.

You can watch our transient explainer video on TikTok or try the full stroll round assessment beneath.

Crystals in the headlights

BMW has ditched laser headlights in favour of high-powered LED models that it says can venture simply as far down the street as the outgoing laser headlights do. We really shot a headlight comparison the place we in contrast headlight expertise on as we speak’s automobiles and the laser headlights proved to be inferior to a few of the higher LED lights on the market.

In addition to transferring to LED-only headlights, the LED daytime working mild cluster now makes use of Swarovski crystals inside the cluster. In addition to various the LED daytime working mild energy output to ‘shimmer’ the daytime working lights, additionally they naturally shimmer in daylight because of the crystals inside.

Doors from a Rolls-Royce

It’s no secret that BMW owns Rolls-Royce, so why not implement a few of the English model’s self-closing door expertise?

Using the key fob, buttons on the doorways or by placing your foot on the brake, the car is ready to mechanically open and shut its doorways on demand.

You could also be questioning – what occurs if there’s a car or particular person subsequent to you? Sensors situated on the entrance and rear aspect panels measure the distance between the 7 Series and the automobile or particular person subsequent to it and cease the door wanting affect.

An enormous TV inside the cabin

In addition to that includes iDrive 8, the second row comes with screens constructed into the rear door handles, together with an unlimited 31.3-inch 8K show that folds down from the roof.

The show will be adjusted a variety of methods and may also stream from hooked up gadgets or wirelessly to present you that cinematic expertise. In addition to that, it mechanically lifts the rear blind to stop drivers following you from watching your screen whereas they drive.

The show groups with a 39-speaker Bowers and Wilkins sound system for a correct immersive expertise.

It’s huge

The all-new 7 Series has grown in dimension. It’s now longer than the outgoing 7 Series lengthy wheelbase model (the new one is 131mm longer!), together with being wider and taller. It measures in at 5291mm lengthy, 1950mm large, and 1544mm tall with a 3215mm wheelbase.

BMW says their clients requested for a a lot bigger automobile that feels and appears extra like an SUV with out having direct SUV proportions.

It’s electrical

In addition to the entry-level petrol BMW 7 Series, patrons can go for the full-electric BMW i7.

The all-electric flagship i7 xDrive60 makes use of a dual-motor all-wheel drive electrical powertrain with whole system outputs of 400kW and 745Nm. It’s mated to a 106kWh battery pack.

BMW claims it could possibly do the 0-100km/h dash in 4.7 seconds.

The petrol model is powered by a 3.0-litre twin-turbo inline-six-cylinder petrol engine with a 48V mild-hybrid system, with whole system outputs of 280kW of energy and 540Nm of torque. This is mated to an eight-speed automated transmission, with drive despatched to the rear wheels solely.

To discover out extra about the 2023 BMW 7 Series, together with pricing and specs, try our BMW 7 Series and i7 price and specs page.

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