7 things to know about the BMW i7 series, BMW launch its i7 EV & 740i M sport in India, BMW offers three powertrain options in its 7th generation with quite a similar silhouette structure, offers features like curved infotainment system and rear side control screen so more.
BMW finally launch its seventh generation car in India with three powertrain options i7 xDrive 60 EV which is priced at 1.95 crore Indian rupees, 740i M sport a petrol variant which is 1.70 crore Indian rupees(ex-showroom price), and a diesel model will be launched soon in India with same silhouette structure.
Let us talk about the exterior design, BMW 7 gen series has a kidney grille and bold modern design it is inspired by its sibling BMW 303 , with a crystal headlamp with LED daytime running light on top & a main headlamp cluster below, flush window & door handle (no offer flush fitting door handle ), 21″ aerodynamic wheel, with a new design alloy wheel and sleek led taillight at the back.
In terms of interior view, the BMW i7 has an ultra-modern interior design dashboard with a curved 12.3 inches instrument cluster screen, 14.9 inches touch screen infotainment system, 31″ BMW theatre screen which offers 8k revolution support 5G connectivity, also integrated with amazon fire TV, bowers & Wilkins surround sound system, another 5.5 inches of a touchscreen control panel located that read doors.
Let’s talk about the technical specification of the BMW 740 i M sport petrol model, it comes with a 3.0Litre of petrol engine which provides 376BHP of horsepower, 250km/h of top speed, and 520Nm of peak torque, when the engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission car can cover 0-100km/h in 5.3 seconds.
Let’s talk about the technical specification of the BMW i7 Xdrive60, EV variant has better performance & power compared to the petrol model, BMW offers 101.7 kWh of the battery pack in the i7, paired with the motor that can generate 536BHP of horsepower and 744 Nm of peak torque which 220Nm more compare it petrol one also has a better pickup, it can accelerate from 0-100km/h in just 4.7 seconds which 0.7s less to petrol one, but one con in its speed it has electronically limited top speed is 239km/h, company claimed that it has top range 625km as per the WLTP cycle.
In terms of battery charging concern, BMW offers 3 ways to charge i7 XDrive 60, first, use a standard 11kw AC charger that required 10.5hours to get fully charged, second, 22kw of ac charge that topped up in 5 hours and last, it fas 195 kW DC charger that topped up it in just 10 minutes offer 170km of top range.
BMW Petrol Model 740i M – official detail
BMW EV Model i7 XDrive60 – official detail