Today BMW announced the “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” designs to mark the company’s centenary, representing the historically progressed technological skills of the world’s leading manufacturer of premium vehicles and emphasize the exclusivity with which both high-end and development are revealed. The BMW 7 Series centennial designs are being produced in a restricted quantity with only 100 units readily available worldwide with three various engine variations.
The United States market will get 5 devices and it will be specifically offered as the “BMW Individual M760i xDrive Design V12 Quality THE NEXT 100 YEARS” centennial design, featuring a 12-cylinder engine producing 610 hp (preliminary) and an unique mix of cutting edge comfort, high-end and dynamic dexterity. This centennial model will be offered by the end of 2016.
The BMW 7 Series centennial model is available with three drive versions:
BMW Individual 740Le iPerformance THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Individual 740Le xDrive iPerformance THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Individual 750Li THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Individual 750Li xDrive THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Individual M760Li xDrive Model V12 Excellence THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
These BMW 7 Series centenary models integrate the innovation, efficiency and dynamics of the high-end sedan with unique and harmoniously matching design and equipment functions from BMW Individual.
Despite the option of engine, the look, driving experience and interior environment of the luxury sedan are bestowed with a distinctively distinctive character thanks to the unique centenary design paint surface, 20-inch BMW Individual light-alloy wheels, BMW Individual great grain Merino full leather trim and more interior details from BMW Individual. The equipment range also consists of a fountain pen of the Montblanc brand, the colour and design of which are specifically lined up to the anniversary edition of the BMW 7 Series. It is likewise produced in a restricted quantity and is only exclusively available in combination with BMW 7 Series centennial models. As a result, the “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” embodies both a brand-new understanding of high-end at the top of the BMW design range in addition to a deeply ingrained awareness for client orientation, ageless design and unmatched quality.
Together, standard development abilities and outstanding ingenious stamina form the basis of the business’s exceptional success and the apparent character of BMW cars. The carmaker’s technological know-how is authentically shown in the brand-new BMW 7 Series’ attributes, which are more extensive and remarkable than ever in the history of the brand. The new high-end sedan impresses with a design that is specified by trendy presence, ageless elegance and supreme dynamics, its manifold innovations enhancing sportiness, trip convenience and effectiveness. At the same time, the sixth generation of the BMW 7 Series sets standards when it concerns operating comfort, intelligent networking and feel-good environment inside the automobile. With innovation and design highlights such as the Carbon Core body structure, BMW eDrive innovation, anti-dazzle BMW Laserlight, chassis control system Executive Drive Pro, BMW gesture control, remote regulated parking, Executive Lounge and panorama glass roofing system Sky Lounge, the BMW 7 Series highlights in the company’s anniversary year its claim to leadership in the luxury sedan sector more than ever previously.
Special outside colour, selected BMW Individual equipment functions.
The “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” is produced at the BMW Dingolfing plant in a limited amount of 100 devices. The automobiles feature exclusive BMW Individual devices information created by a manufacturing procedure that is specified by uncompromising quality requirements, conventional style awareness, and handcrafted precision. The anniversary design’s prominent status is recognisable in the beginning glimpse by the BMW Individual outside colour Centennial Blue metal and the handcrafted signet. The colour alternative available exclusively for the 100 centennial designs is obtained by an especially intricate painting process that accentuates the sedan’s meaningful design through impressive sparkle and an extensive depth impact. Technology and design at the greatest level likewise combine together in the created 20-inch BMW Individual light-alloy wheels in V-spoke design that come in a bi-colour Silver/Ferric Grey look and with mixed tires.
An exclusive, handmade signet bearing the lettering “THE NEXT 100 YEARS” decorates the B pillars, the interior strips above the glove compartment on the traveler side in addition to the front and rear seat headrests. The cover of the cup holder located in the front location of the centre console boasts the engraving “1 of 100”.
The glamorous driving experience and unique travel convenience provided by the “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” attain their amazing high level thanks to an interior decoration that is oriented to the greatest requirements right down to the tiniest detail. The BMW Individual fine-grain Merino full leather trim in the colour version “Smoke White” with black accents is the main aspect. The leather utilised for the seats, door panels consisting of B pillars, the upper and lower sections of the control panel, the centre console, armrests and door pulls is exceptionally enjoyable to the touch thanks to its volume and soft, fine-grain surface areas. Thoroughly selected, perfect raw materials and incredibly mild processing guarantee a natural, open-pore structure. The leather remains breathable and offers supreme comfort. Quilted seat surface areas in a woven look, hand-woven piping and contrasting joint applications attest to a production process that is defined by precision and focus on information. Floor covering and floor mats, safety belts and the BMW Individual headliner likewise come in Alcantara in the colour “Smoke White”. The trendy interior ambience of the centennial design is topped by BMW Individual interior strips in Piano Complete Black and a BMW Individual leather steering wheel with fine-wood applications in the exact same finish.
The “Montblanc for BMW” Centennial Fountain Pen.
Montblanc and BMW have developed a fountain pen that highlights the originality of the “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS”: The “Montblanc for BMW” Centennial Fountain Pen.
The “Montblanc for BMW” Centennial Fountain Pen follows the uncompromising concepts of the Maison Montblanc in regards to quality, styling and constant developmentFor more than 110 years now, the name Montblanc has actually been synonymous with composing culture and top-class workmanship. In partnership with BMW’s design department, Montblanc has actually now established this special fountain pen, which is limited to 100 pieces and handed to every owner of the brand-new “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” model.
The distinct Montblanc icon, the Montblanc Meisterstück, has BMW design aspects of the brand-new Individual series: The surface area structure of the Meisterstück Skeleton Fountain Pen is similar to the quilted seat surfaces in a woven look featured by the BMW 7 Series centennial model. The transparent aspects of the fountain pen come in the BMW Individual colour Centennial Blue metal also picked as the automobile’s outside colour. The rhodium-plated, Au750 gold Montblanc nib bears an inscription of the distinct backstitching also discovered on the BMW Individual Merino leather seats.
With the joint development of the “Montblanc for BMW” Centennial Fountain Pen, BMW and Montblanc are continuing their effective partnership. The tradition-steeped, Hamburg-based business was established in 1906 and is among the world’s leading makers of top quality writing instruments and additional luxury segment devices. Like BMW, Montblanc sets the greatest standards for itself and its products with a passion for quality, love of detail, deep-rootedness in its own custom along with strong innovative capability combined with a goal to constantly re-invent itself. In the fall of 2015, the unique collection “Montblanc for BMW” consisting of selected leather and writing instrument productions and influenced by the design of the new BMW 7 Series, marked the start of the cooperation.
3 engine versions and intelligent all-wheel drive for a supreme driving experience.
The stylistically positive look of the “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” is synonymous with supreme driving pleasure and special travel comfort. This is ensured by the 3 engine variations offered for the centennial model, which help each of the high-end sedans obtain its personal qualities. The choice of engine variants represents tradition, optimum performance and advancement where the BMW Group’s around the world exceptional development skills in the field of drive technology is reflected. The engines provided for the BMW 7 Series centennial models can be integrated with the smart all-wheel drive system BMW xDrive, whose digitally managed, variable and constant on-demand power distribution in between the front and rear wheels offer for supreme traction, optimized directional stability and enhanced characteristics when cornering at high speeds.
The new eight-cylinder engine included in the “BMW Person 750Li THE NEXT 100 YEARS” (with xDrive) integrates the most current version of BMW TwinPower Turbo technology with a building concept that has a particularly enduring custom among power systems developed for high-end sedans of the BMW brand. As early as in 1954, the BMW 502 existed with a V8 power device featuring a then innovative aluminium construction and a power output of 100 hp. The 4.4-litre engine delivers a maximum power output of 330 kW/450 hp and maximum torque of 650 Nm. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h can be finished in 4.7 seconds (0– 100 km/h: 4.5 s). Typical fuel intake is 8.3 litres per 100 kilometres * and CO2 emissions 192 grams per kilometre * (combined fuel consumption: 8.5 l/100 km, 197 g/km *) (figures according to EU test cycle with 20-inch alloy wheels on the “BMW Person 750Li xDrive THE NEXT 100 YEARS”).
The 2 other engine variants featured in the BMW 7 Series centennial designs are because of be released throughout the BMW Group’s anniversary year. The plug-in hybrid luxury sedan “BMW Person 740Le iPerformance THE NEXT 100 YEARS” (“BMW Individual 740Le xDrive iPerformance THE NEXT 100 YEARS”), the BMW eDrive innovation of which is based upon proficiency acquired from the advancement of BMW i automobiles, will boast path-breaking effectiveness. A four-cylinder gas engine including BMW TwinPower Turbo innovation and a concurrent electrical motor provide an overall system output of 240 kW/326 hp *. The “BMW Individual 740Le iPerfomance THE NEXT 100 YEARS” (with xDrive) accomplishes a typical fuel usage of simply 2.1 litres per 100 kilometres * and fuel exhaust emissions of 49 grams per kilometre * (combined fuel usage: 2.3 l/100 km, 53 g/km *) (figures as per EU test cycle using conventional tires).
As an embodiment of supremacy, greatest performance and prestige, the twelve-cylinder power unit of the “BMW Person M760Li xDrive Design V12 Excellence THE NEXT 100 YEARS” finishes the choice of engines for the BMW 7 Series centennial design. The V12 engine is also of historic significance for the BMW 7 Series. In 1987, the top-of-the-range version of the second-generation BMW 7 Series was the very first twelve cylinder production design made in Germany throughout the post-war period. The 6.6-litre, V12 power unit of the most recent generation, which likewise includes BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, provides an optimal power output of 448 kW/610 hp * and makes it possible for the BMW M760Li xDrive to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds *. The car’s exceptional efficiency attributes are combined with supreme, unmatched power shipment and interesting running smoothness as well as a typical fuel intake of 12.6 litres per 100 kilometres * and a CO2 emission level of 294 grams per kilometre * (figures according to EU test cycle utilizing 20-inch light alloy wheels).
Unique, innovative, specific: Comprehensive conventional devices features and classy optional additionals for custom luxury and driving pleasure.
The exclusive range of devices features for the “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” is developed for an unrivaled level of luxury and driving satisfaction in a premium vehicle. The experience of driving a BMW 7 Series is defined by a characteristic balance in between sportiness and trip comfort. The chassis innovation makes up a 2-axle air suspension including automated self-levelling and Dynamic Damper Control. A further improvement of convenience, characteristics and supremacy is attained with Integral Active Steering (optional extra on some models) and the Executive Drive Pro system with active roll stabilization along with the data-based predictive function. In addition to the COMFORT, SPORT and ECO PRO settings, it is now likewise possible for the first time to turn on the ADAPTIVE mode by ways of the Driving Experience Control switch. In this setting, the set-up adapts to the present driving style and route attributes. The brand-new BMW 7 Series can be fitted with BMW Laserlight including BMW Selective Beam as an option to full-LED headlights.
The brand-new BMW 7 Series features iDrive that has actually been supplemented by a touch function for the Control Show and BMW gesture control, which is existing for the first time. Hand movements identified by a 3D sensing unit control infotainment functions in an extremely user-friendly and user-friendly fashion. Additional optional developments from BMW ConnectedDrive consist of the current generation of the BMW Head-Up Show, the Steering and Lane Control Assistant, Lane Keeping Assistant with active side crash defense, rear crash prevention and front and rear crossing traffic warning. The Traffic congestion Assistant can be utilised for semi-automated driving on any type of road. The brand-new generation of the Surround View system now also consists of a 3D View and a Panorama View function.
More optional extras including Ambient Light, Invite Light Carpeting, Ambient Emphasize in the rear compartment, the Bowers & & Wilkins Diamond Surround Stereo and the Ambient Air Bundle are available for a particularly glamorous driving and travel experience. The Executive Lounge feature offers the highest degree of specific well-being at the back. This optional devices package consists of automatic cooling with 4-zone control system, electrically adjustable convenience seats with massage function and Vitality Programme, Active Seat Ventilation along with the choices Executive Lounge Seating, Executive Lounge Rear Compartment Console and Rear Compartment Home entertainment Experience consisting of BMW Touch Command. The removable 7‑inch tablet computer system facilitates control of the infotainment and comfort functions offered in the rear compartment of brand-new BMW 7 Series and can also be utilized to play back external audio and video files, as a games console or to browse the Internet. Basic features for the “BMW Person 740Le iPerformance THE NEXT 100 YEARS” and the “BMW Individual 740Le xDrive iPerformance THE NEXT 100 YEARS” likewise consist of fixed cooling.