BMW India has now upleveled its EV portfolio with the brand-new launch of the exclusive BMW i7 in the country! The i7 is reportedly a fully-electric version of the celebrated BMW 7 series that also gets a dual electric motor which in turn produces a whopping 544 HP.
This electric car is fully based on the new-gen BMW 7 Series and will be offered in a single xDrive60 variant. This luxury car has a claimed electric driving range of about 625km on a single charge with a Max Torque of 745 NM and is comprehensively propelled by an extensive 101.7kWh battery pack.
Setting itself apart from its contemporaries, the i7 is said to compete against the other electric alternatives including the Mercedes-Benz EQS 580.
Here’s more about the luxury sedan in detail:
The modern exterior design and styling of the bold BMW i7 exhibits a massive signature front grille. The BMW i7 boasts a bold front design featuring the Crystal Headlights Iconic Glow! The headlights have been smartly integrated with the first-class Swarovski crystals alongside an illuminated kidney contour that highlights the car’s bold personality!
The car exhibits a new design for the door handles with slimmer split tail lamps. The i7 also sets itself from the standard 7 Series with a host of fine blue accents that can be seen on the front and aft bumpers alongside the side skirts that appealingly highlight its EV character.
The i7 features exterior foldable mirrors that come with an automatic anti-dazzle function on the driver’s side. Furthermore, the mirrors have also been meticulously designed with cool functions including mirror heating and the LED turn indicators, among others.
The i7 exhibits a curved display specifically for the infotainment and the instrument cluster. This curved display also comes with a 14.9-inch unit that runs BMW’s latest iDrive 8 operating system.
Furthermore, the interiors of the i7 exhibit multi-functional seats for the driver and the front passenger featuring the comprehensive Seat Ventilation, Lumbar Support, and Seat Heating, to name a few. The car’s interiors also boast the exclusive executive lounge seating for the rear passengers. These include the Gap Free Calf Support, and the versatile 4-way Lumbar Support with next-gen Memory and Massage Functions, among others.
The cabin boasts a comprehensive modern ambient lighting feature that comes with 15 different vibrant colors. The luxurious BMW i7 is also equipped with an automatic air conditioner that marks a 4-zone control for a comfortable in-cabin experience. The interiors of the car including the instrument panel, door shoulder, and the central door trims have been crafted with Artificial Leather. In addition to this, the luxury sedan comes with an incomparable panoramic glass sunroof that has the capability to create a dynamic lighting effect with the help of the integrated LED lights.
INNOVATIVE BMW ConnectedDrive
The BMW ConnectedDrive segment offers a wide range of unmatched functions so that you can drive effortlessly.
The ConnectedDrive features a touchscreen display at the rear that boasts a massive 31.3-inch wide format. That comes with a clear 8k resolution along with a built-in Amazon Fire TV ecosystem. The display can also be electrically folded and moved as per your convenience.
The ConnectedDrive also features a smart parking assist that includes a Surround View Camera, Reverse Assist, and Remote 3D View. Highlighting in-cabin comfort and entertainment, the i7 comes with the exclusive Bowers & Wilkins Surround Sound System featuring an 18-speaker system with a whopping total system output of about 655 Walts.
The i7 also features a comprehensive Wireless Smartphone Integration system, Drive Recorder, and the Anti-Theft Recorder, among others.
The i7 has been meticulously backed by new-gen safety features to keep all occupants safe at all times. The luxury car features a comprehensive set of airbags that have been smartly fitted on:
- The Steering Wheel Hub
- The Sides, Head, Front, Rear, and Centre
The car also exhibits the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Stability Control, and Crash Sensors. Among other safety-oriented features.
This luxury-oriented sedan is all set to be offered exclusively in 7 metallic colors that include:
- Oxide Grey
- Black Sapphire
- Carbon Black
- Mineral White
- Brooklyn Grey
- BMW Individual Tanzanite Blue
- BMW Individual Dravit Grey
The exuberant BMW i7 comes with a price tag of around Rs 1.95 crore. The bookings for the luxury car are now open. While the deliveries are said to be set in motion from March 2023 onwards.