2018 BMW X7 is the largest and most powerful SUV of this company. About this model is speculated for many years. About a year ago, BMW company has confirmed that it will be found X7 SUV in serial production. But after that, there are significant uncertainties related to this vehicle. One thing is certain, 2018 BMW X7 SUV will arrive on the market by the end of 2017, will have three rows of seats and will be significantly bigger than BMW X5 SUV.
In February 2015, were seen test specimens BMW X7 SUV. This triggered an avalanche of predictions and speculation related to this luxurious three-row SUV. According to some information, this model will be based on the model SUV Rolls-Royce company. Sources say that the powertrains are taken from the aforementioned SUV models. However, the more likely the information indicating the link between the 2018 BMW X7 and the new generation BMW 7 Series models.
2018 BMW X7 – Design
Masked test specimens, have used body-shelf from the new generation of the BMW 7 Series. Also, it is clear that this is a prototype that is used for testing propulsion systems and aggregates new X7 SUV. The company issued a statement which clearly emphasizes that the X7 will share components with Rolls-Royce SUV. So all the speculation about the relationship of these two models, fall into the water.
2018 BMW X7 will use the platform of the new generation 7 Series. In addition to the platform will be taken over, and many luxury features. The design of the vehicle will be based on a new design solutions company, ’35up’ design. It is in essence a new modular platform. It is characterized by lightweight construction, which is the largest part of the carbon fiber material. This construction makes this model very easy. Although much bigger than the X5 SUV, X7 SUV will have almost the same total mass. The interior of the vehicle will exude luxury, which is taken from the BMW 7 Series. In addition, the company announces exceptional comfort for all seven passengers.
2018 BMW X7 – Specs
The new X7 SUV will be represented in all major markets. The engines that will run versions, the US market will be petrol engines with six and eight cylinders. In the distant future is announced and BMW X7 Plug-In Hybrid version. For customers in Europe, is designed to model with 6.0-liter V12 petrol engine from the BMW 760i model. This engine, in its, tuned releases, develops 550 hp and 554 lb.-ft. of torque. In accordance with the tradition of the BMW company, it is expected that this list of engines to be expanded. For all versions X7 SUV model is predicted an 8-speed automatic transmission and AWD as standard.
Competition and price of 2018 X7
2018 BMW X7 is designed as a direct competitor to the Audi Q7 SUV. Beside him, the new BMW SUV will have fierce competitors in the Cadillac Escalade, Lincoln Navigator, Mercedes-Benz GL, and Infiniti QX80 models. In accordance with the competition, should be sought answers in terms of price for 2018 BMW X7. According to some predictions, the price of the base model will be $ 60,000, while the price of top version could fetch well over $ 130,000.