The BMW X7 has been spied undergoing testing ahead of its sales debut in 2018.
Although we can see the overall shape and size of the X7, we can’t make out too many of its finer styling details as BMW has fitted false body panels to the fenders, doors and bonnet of this prototype. We can see, though, that the new SUV will feature a set of tall kidney grilles.
The X7 will become the brand’s flagship SUV, with pricing and sizing to match. Compared to the next-generation X5, the X7 will have a longer wheelbase and longer rear overhangs.
Under the bonnet, the X7 will likely be powered by a selection of turbocharged six- and eight-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. A plug-in hybrid variant will also be featured as part of the drivetrain mix.
Although the company confirmed plans for the X7 way back in 2014, production and sales, at least in North America and Europe, aren’t said to begin until 2018.
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