BMW Group India has officially launched the highly-anticipated BMW 7 Series Protection, setting a new benchmark in elite security and automotive elegance. The exclusive model, available only with a petrol engine, will be sold as a completely built-up unit (CBU) starting today.
Unmatched Protection Standards
The BMW 7 Series Protection is tailored for individuals with heightened security needs. Further, providing unparalleled protection against firearm and explosive attacks. Classified as offering class VR9 protection, the vehicle adheres to the rigorous testing criteria set by Germany’s Association of Test Laboratories for Attack-Resistant Materials and Constructions (VPAM). This certification covers ballistic and blast resistance, including protection against calibre 7.62x5Li R ammunition.
Confidentiality and Exclusive Support of BMW 7 Series Protection
To ensure the privacy of its elite clientele, BMW offers exclusive consultancy, personalized sales, and service support throughout the country. The new model will only be serviced by certified special garages, and access is restricted to a select and specially trained personnel. Additionally, special driver training programs for security vehicles are part of BMW’s commitment to providing top-notch customer service.
Innovative Design with Advanced Protection Core
The BMW 7 Series Protection boasts a unique protection architecture called the Protection Core, forming a heavily armored inner core around the entire passenger compartment. This invisible protective cell combines with special doors, underbody armoring, and safety glass to create a comprehensive security shield.
Exterior and Interior Features
The exterior of the BMW 7 Series Protection showcases the BMW Kidney ‘Iconic Glow’ with contour line lighting, while the interior offers customizable appointments and designs to meet personal preferences. Further, advanced features such as BMW Effortless Door, 20-inch light-alloy wheels, and runflat PAX tires equip the car. Optional features include All-door Emergency Exits, BMW Pennant Holder, and BMW Flashing Lights.
Comfort and Entertainment
The interior of the BMW 7 Series Protection offers multifunction seats, BMW Individual Merino leather upholstery, and a Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System. The innovative BMW Interaction Bar defines the cockpit design, and the standard-fitted Intercom system allows communication with the outside without opening doors or windows.
Under the hood, the BMW 7 Series Protection features a latest-generation V8 unit with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. The 4.4-liter eight-cylinder engine, coupled with 48V mild hybrid technology, delivers an impressive output of 390 kW / 530 hp. Moreover, it accelerates from 0 – 100 km / hr in just 6.6 seconds with a top speed of 210 km/hr.
The vehicle features the latest generation of BMW iDrive with “QuickSelect” and BMW Operating System 8.5. BMW ConnectedDrive technology, including features like BMW ID, MyBMW App, Digital Key Plus, and Real-time Traffic Information. Further, enhances the overall driving experience. The advanced Driver Assistance Systems of the BMW 7 Series Protection include Integral Active Steering and BMW Park Assistance Plus.
EfficientDynamics features, such as 8-speed Steptronic Automatic Transmission, Auto Start-Stop, and Brake-Energy Regeneration. Further, contribute to the vehicle’s overall performance and efficiency.