BMW is working on the new supplement to its currently impressive lineup of sports application vehicles. With the new 2018 BMW X7, this model may enter the full-size three-row luxury SUV race. The stories about BMW X7 have been with us for more than the decade but throughout that period BMW was centered on smaller models. Nevertheless, rising need for the full-size SUVs persuaded BMW that is the right time for the new model. When it happens in the full-size world, the new X7 may stand against rivals like Mercedes GLS, Cadillac Escalade, Lincoln Navigator, upcoming Audi Q8, etc.
WHAT WILL WE GET?
The new BMW X7 won’t be the full shock when concerns design. It’ll share a lot of similarities with the next-gen X5 regarding the look as well as the structure. The engine lineup is likely to be shut to that on the 7-Series and the cabin must get related treatment as the 2016 7-Series.
2018 BMW X7: PLATFORM, DESIGN
Like the 2016 7-Series model and the most of BMW’s future vehicles including the next-gen X5, the 2018 BMW X7 may journey on the BMW’s modular CLAR platform. The modern CLAR deign uses some of the modern light components like the carbon fiber-reinforced plastic and metal which will give light but firm construction. This contemporary structure also allows electrified powertrain and implementation of modern security technologies.
The appearance of the new X7 won’t be the surprise because it will use the same recipe as the new-generation X5. The model may, however, feature more macular entrance end design where it will contain familiar split help grille and headlights similar the units on the new X5. The model will also have short entrance overhang while over all amounts and design of the model is likely to be like on the X5 except that will be enlarged.
Inside the cabin, the new BMW X7 may present chairs for eight in the three-row arrangement. The standard next strip is likely to be acceptable for the adults.
On the other give, the design of interior will be related as to the we can see in the latest 7-Series sedan. You will have driver-oriented structure and modern infotainment platform which will feature gesture control.
The advanced security technologies will also be implemented in this model. It’ll offer the long list of active driver aids including the most of currently accessible in the 2016 7-Series.
2018 BMW X7: POWERTRAIN
Powering the new 2018 BMW X7 may be the similar array of engines like in the 7-Series sedan.
The base engine must be the B58 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6 that ought to produce around 320 horsepower. The next-level engine will be a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 helping around 445 hp.
Furthermore to the conventional powertrain, the X7 should also offer the plug-in cross variant. What is also probable, the M performance version with V-12 engine might also be in the lineup.
2018 BMW X7: RELEASE, PRICE
The new 2018 BMW X7 must debut some time in the second half of this year. It should go for sale some time in 2018 and some places suggest so it might come as the 2019 model. The production of this model will be in the plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
As for the price, we assume it to start from around $70, 000. But the price might exceed $125k for the range-topping version.