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All-New 2016 BMW 7 Series Announced

BMW has officially announced the all-new 2016 model year 7 series yesterday. If you have read our previous private preview report:

Exclusive Details: the All-New 2016 BMW 750i xDrive


You may find that the report has already covered almost all the features of the new 7 series. Below we will add more emphasis on the mechanical part.

1. Although the engine is still the 4.4L twin-turbo V8, however it is not exactly the same N63Tu V8 that are in the current 750i/Li. First, the compression ratio of the new V8 is raised to 10.5:1, compared to 10...

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Exclusive Details: the All-New 2016 BMW 750i xDrive

We have attended the 2016 BMW 7-Series preview event yesterday night at Beverly Hills, California. During the event we have the opportunity to experience two pre-production 750i xDrive sedans: one with the executive lounge 4-seat configuration, another is the MSport version.


Above image: an artist rendering of the 2016 7 Series, compared to what I have seen in the event this rendering is 95% identical to the actual vehicle

We are not allowed to bring any cameras or cellphones into the event location, but for how the new G11/G12 7 Series looks there are already plenty of photos and renderings leaked on the internet, the above is one of them...

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All-New 2016 BMW 7-Series (G11/G12) Details Explained

The all-new 6th-generation BMW 7 series will start production in this July, and last week you have seen how the new 7 series looks. Today we will show you some highlights of the new BMW flagship sedan’s specifications.


Below are what we have known at this moment:

– Carbon fiber (Carbon fiber–reinforced polymer – CFRP)/aluminum/steel hybrid material car body construction; the CFRP used on the G11/12 7 series is 50% lighter than steel, and 30% lighter than aluminum; Used in places such as the B-pillar, C-pillar, transmission tunnel, roof rails etc.
– Hybrid material construction contributes to a 40kg (88.2 lbs) weight reduction for the body-in-white;
– Revised wheel hub ...

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All-New 2016 BMW 7-Series (G11) Images Leaked

The completely-redesigned 2016 BMW 7 Series is coming. BMW has hosted a private preview event in Miami on 04/15. For those who did not have the opportunity to see the new BMW flagship two weeks ago, here we are going to show you how the new 7 series looks like.


Compared to the current generation, the new 7-Series’ exterior looks more slick, and the interior style is also more inline with the latest BMW products. For US market, the 740i model will be equipped with BMW’s latest B58 6-cylinder twin-turbo engine, making around 330hp.

Please enjoy the below gallery.

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Latest 2016 BMW 7-Series Interior Spy Shots

During the last few days, there are some spy shots of the redesigned 2016 BMW 7-series (the G11 7-series) interior layout. From the below gallery we have some findings.

1. The instrument gauge is a combination of round dial frames and digital LCD content (including speed/tachometer scale readings, indicating needles) display;

2. iPad style navigation display screen like the current F30 3-series;

3. Not much of the console area are covered in leather or wood trim, especially the center armrest part, it looks like lots of plastic is used instead.

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