The new BMW 7 Series Anniversary model is recognizable at first glance by the BMW Individual exterior color Centennial Blue metallic and the handcrafted signet. An exclusive, handcrafted signet bearing the lettering “The Next 100 Years” adorns the B pillars, the interior strips above the glove compartment on the passenger side as well as the front and rear seat headrests. The cover of the cup holder located in the front area of the center console boasts the inscription “1 of 100”.
With a focus on interior comfort, the BMW Individual M760Li xDrive V12 Next 100 years features BMW Individual Full Merino leather in Smoke White and thanks to its soft, fine-grain surfaces the leather remains breathable and provides supreme comfort. Quilted seat surfaces in a woven look, hand-woven piping and contrasting seam applications bear witness to a production process that is defined by precision and attention to detail. In addition, floor covering and floor mats, safety belts and the BMW Individual headliner also come in the color Smoke White and the stylish interior ambience of the centennial model is capped by BMW Individual interior strips in Piano Black Finish. There BMW Individual leather steering wheel with fine-wood applications is in the same finish.
In addition to the above, the BMW Individual Design Composition includes the Head-Up Display, Surround-view, the Sky Lounge Panoramic glass sunroof, front and rear Active seat ventilation, the Heat Comfort package and the Bowers & Wilkins Diamond surround sound system. Other standard features include Ambient Lighting, Welcome Light Carpet, the Executive Lounge, that provides the highest degree of individual well-being at the rear with a two-seat configuration for maximum comfort and rear-seat entertainment Experience with BMW Touch Command features as standard on this model. The removable 7-inch tablet computer facilitates control of the infotainment and comfort functions available in the rear compartment of new BMW 7 Series and can also be used to play back external audio and video files, as a games console or to surf the Internet. On top of it all, there’s the new ConnectedDrive technology.
This limited edition model is based on the M760Li xDrive V12, 6,592cc M Performance TwinPower Turbo engine providing stunning performance with exemplary refinement. With TwinPower Turbo technology incorporated from the M760Li xDrive V12 model, this M Performance engine produces 610hp at 5,500rpm and 800Nm of torque, from as low down as 1,500rpm. This enables the car to accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in just 3.7 seconds and on to a governed top speed of 250km/h (155mph). It’s harnessed by a highly sophisticated chassis specifically tailored to the model, with Integral Active Steering as standard, and deployed to the road via BMW’s xDrive all-wheel-drive system with a rear-bias for more dynamic handling.
The engine now also links up with the Auto Start-Stop function, which is just one measure that contributes to an impressive official combined fuel consumption figure of 10.7l/100km (22.4mpg) and CO2 emissions of 294g/km. .
The BMW 7 Series Next 100 Years is now open for registration, with prices yet to be determined.