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Photographers have snapped images of what is believed to be the upcoming Alpina XD7 at the Nurburgring in Germany, giving us an early preview of the tuning arm's take on BMW's largest SUV model...

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CarAdvice podcast 125: Why are luxury car customers more satisfied?
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CarAdvice podcast 125: Why are luxury car customers more satisfied?

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Costello and Scott Collie. In car news, the Kia Picanto GT has been given a 2019 arrival date, pricing and specs have been released for the Ford Mustang Ecoboost, Sydney has been labelled Australia's most congested city, and the Renault Alaskan could be set for a 2020 Australian launch...


2019 BMW X7 revealed
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2019 BMW X7 revealed

BMW has officially unveiled its new seven-seat SUV flagship, the X7, in four different trim grades. As you've probably gathered, the X7 is seriously big. Measuring 5151mm long, 2000mm wide and 1805mm tall, with a 3105mm wheelbase, it dwarves the already-massive X5 (4922mm/2004mm/1745mm) above which it sits in the range...


2019 BMW X7 interior spied virtually undisguised
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2019 BMW X7 interior spied virtually undisguised

The interior of the new BMW X7 has been spied again, this time giving us an almost unobstructed look at the dashboard. There's still protective coverings hiding the door trim and upper dashboard, as well as bits of tape over the badging and some trim pieces. The dashboard looks almost identical to the one used in the new X5...


BMW X7 M under consideration - report
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BMW X7 M under consideration - report

The upcoming BMW X7 flagship SUV isn't even on the market yet, but reports from overseas are already claiming a high-performance M version could be in the works. According to BMW Blog, "various sources" from Munich indicate BMW is considering an X7 M or X7 M Performance to duke it out with high-powered rivals such as the Mercedes-AMG GLS63, Bentley Bentayga, and Audi SQ7...


2019 BMW X7 leaked in patent images
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2019 BMW X7 leaked in patent images

The upcoming BMW X7 has been leaked in patent renderings this week, obtained by a Brazilian automotive publication. Motor1 Brazil found the filing on Brazil's National Institute of Industrial Property website, containing a series of images supposedly confirming the exterior design of the new X7...


2019 BMW X7 spied again
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2019 BMW X7 spied again

Photographers have captured images of a BMW X7 prototype on the back of a truck this week, before the new SUV flagship enters production later this year. Set to sit above the X5 in the Bavarian marque's global line-up, the X7 is being pitched by BMW as a high-riding 7 Series, and will compete with a variety of high-end SUVs like the Mercedes-Benz GLS, Range Rover, and Bentley Bentayga when it hits the market...


BMW X7 a ‘natural halo’ for Australia
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BMW X7 a ‘natural halo’ for Australia

The upcoming X7 will become a natural halo for the BMW Australia range, as it brings the latest technology and safety gear, plus the practicality and space of seven seats. Pitched as a 7 Series SUV, the X7 will go into production very late in 2018, with Australian vehicles set to arrive sometime in the first half of 2019...


2019 BMW X7 review
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2019 BMW X7 review

This new 2019 BMW X7 is the company's long-needed rival to the Mercedes-Benz GLS, Audi Q7 and the legendary Range Rover. Will it be up to the task?


2019 BMW X7 spied inside and out
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2019 BMW X7 spied inside and out

The upcoming BMW X7 has been snapped inside and out, giving us a better peek at the upcoming SUV flagship. After previewing the production car with an eye-catching concept at last year's Frankfurt motor show, BMW is preparing to put it in showrooms likely late this year or early next...


2019 BMW X7 teased ahead of late 2018 debut
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2019 BMW X7 teased ahead of late 2018 debut

The new BMW X7 has been teased, ahead of the production car's debut at the end of 2018. Although the new crossover is around a year away from a grand unveiling, the Bavarian automaker released a series of photos overnight showing various pre-production versions trundling down the line at the company's Spartanburg factory in South Carolina...


2019 BMW X7 spied with less camouflage
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2019 BMW X7 spied with less camouflage

The BMW X7 has been spied again this week, giving us a closer look at the company's upcoming SUV flagship. Compared to the prototype seen at the Nurburgring in April, this X7 appears to be wearing its production headlights and front grille, along with a darker camouflage with a spider web-like pattern...


BMW X8 SUV under consideration - report
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BMW X8 SUV under consideration - report

German luxury marque BMW is looking into a flagship X8 to sit atop its SUV range, likely to challenge the upcoming Audi Q8 and Lamborghini Urus - according to a new report out of the UK. While no details have been confirmed, Autocar quotes BMW's head of development, Klaus Fröhlich, hinting that such a model is an "opportunity"...


BMW Concept X7 iPerformance revealed
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BMW Concept X7 iPerformance revealed

BMW has officially unveiled the Concept X7 ahead of its debut at next week's Frankfurt motor show, just days after it first surfaced online. According to the German brand, the X7 presents a new take on luxury, with a highly revised interior that is likely to represent the future of the brand's interior design direction...


BMW Concept X7 leaked
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BMW Concept X7 leaked

The BMW Concept X7 - which previews the company's upcoming X7 SUV flagship - has been leaked online ahead of an expected reveal at next week's Frankfurt motor show. Posted by Bimmerpost, the images show a rather large crossover that features numerous design cues from recent BMW concepts - such as the Concept Z4 revealed for the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance...


BMW X7 fuel-cell concept to debut in Frankfurt - report
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BMW X7 fuel-cell concept to debut in Frankfurt - report

The upcoming BMW X7 SUV flagship is set to be previewed by a concept version at this year's Frankfurt motor show in September, complete with a fuel-cell powertrain - according to a new report. BMW Blog claims the 'Concept X7' fuel-cell will make its debut at the event, and if the company's previous concept cars are anything to go by - see X2 and 8 Series - it will very likely be close to production ready...


2018 BMW X7 to debut as a concept in September
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2018 BMW X7 to debut as a concept in September

The BMW X7 Concept will reportedly be unveiled in September, and preview a new seven-seat crossover due to go on sale globally next year. According to both Autocar and BMW Blog, the X7 Concept will make its debut at the Frankfurt motor show, press days for which begin on September 12, European time...


2018 BMW X5, X7 spied at the Nurburgring
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2018 BMW X5, X7 spied at the Nurburgring

The next-generation BMW X5 and upcoming BMW X7 have been spotted during performance testing at the Nurburgring race track in Germany this week. It's clear that the Bavarian company is placing a high importance on the handling of both of its forthcoming SUV models, just like most other models in its range...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 17, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


BMW X7 seven-seat SUV coming to Australia
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BMW X7 seven-seat SUV coming to Australia

The 2019 BMW X7, a rival to the Mercedes-Benz GLS and the Range Rover, will come to Australia shortly after production kicks off in the US within a few years. The X7 will be the Bavarian brand's largest SUV, finally giving it a seven-seater to sit above its top-selling X5. Like the X5, it'll be made at BMW's Spartanburg plant in the US state of South Carolina, which is to receive a $1 billion upgrade...