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The new BMW 7-Series remains the choice for driver-focused luxury sedans and the 730d might be the smartest choice in the range.
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2019 BMW 7 Series to get more powerful PHEV variant – report

BMW is preparing an uprated plug-in hybrid version of its 7 Series as part of the car's mid-life update, according to a new report out of the UK. Autocar claims the current 740e iPerformance PHEV will be replaced by a more powerful '745e' with the upcoming 'LCI' facelift, reportedly due for release in 2019...

2019 BMW 7 Series facelift spied

The facelifted BMW 7 Series has been spied doing some hot laps around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Compared to the spy photo set taken in January, this latest 7 Series prototype looks to be wearing production versions of its revised headlamps and tail-lights, albeit heavily taped up and disguised...

BMW M7 name trademarked

A trademark registration has been made for the BMW M7 name, suggesting a new high-performance sedan is in the works. Bimmerfest has unearthed an trademark filing by BMW for the M7 name with the US Patent and Trademark Office. The company lodged its application on April 27 this year, and is currently awaiting examination and final approval...

2019 BMW 7 Series 'LCI' spied

The facelifted BMW 7 Series has been snapped during winter testing, previewing the limousine BMW will use to tackle the Audi A8 and Mercedes S-Class. At the moment, details about the facelift have been well concealed by BMW. The 7 Series 'LCI' – or Life Cycle Impulse – refresh will carry new head- and tail-lights, along with minor revisions to the bumpers...

BMW planning unique electric motors and batteries; working on emotionally appealing sound for EVs

BMW says that while the current design of electric motors across the world's various brands may not be as varied as with internal combustion engines (ICE), its investment in battery technology and integrated electric motor units will see it step ahead of the competition in the years to come...

2019 BMW 7 Series facelift spied

The BMW 7 Series facelift has been spied undergoing testing on public roads in Germany. Although the latest 7 Series was only launched in 2015, all of its mainstream luxury competitors have been refreshed or renewed since then. The mid-cycle update, or life change impulse (LCI) if you speak fluent Bavarian, seems to include new headlamps, bumpers and grille, probably with a sportier design than today's car...

BMW unveils new black-and-white logo for exclusive models

BMW has announced it will double down on its efforts to provide the ultimate luxury car, with the German brand's forthcoming model offensive moving the absolute best of its offering into a distinct product category with its own unique logo...

BMW 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition bound for Australia

The BMW 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition, commemorating 40 years of the company's flagship limousine, is on its way to Australia. Limited to 200 units globally - with just four bound for Australia - the 7 Series 40 Jahre Edition gets a range of BMW Individual appointments inside and out, along with '7 40 Jahre'-branded badging and signets everywhere...

BMW 7 Series 40 Jahre revealed ahead of Australian debut

BMW is growing its line of limited-edition anniversary models, unveiling the new 7 Series 40 Jahre today. The new special will follow the M3 30 Jahre and M5 30 Jahre models to Australia, but, as with those two, numbers will be extremely limited. With just 200 scheduled to be produced, the Australian office isn't expecting more than a handful...

2012 BMW 5 Series GT, 7 Series, Rolls-Royce Ghost recalled for safety fix

UPDATE: The Rolls-Royce model affected was listed incorrectly on the government recalls website. It was the Ghost Series I affected, not the Phantom. Several BMW Group models have been recalled this week, including the 2012 BMW 5 Series GT, 7 Series and Rolls-Royce Ghost Series I, over concerns a faulty sensor could cause the front airbags and seat belt pretensioners to not deploy...

2017 BMW M760Li xDrive detailed for Australia: $419,000 starting price for sporty flagship limousine

The sport-luxe BMW M760Li xDrive has been confirmed for the Australian market this week, and will start from $419,000 plus on-road costs when it arrives in showrooms from the second quarter of next year. Powered by a massive twin-turbocharged 6.6-litre V12, the flagship BMW 7 Series produces 448kW and 800Nm and sprints from 0-100km/h in just 3...