The premiere will be held in mid-October
BMW published the first official image of the rival Range Rover, Mercedes-Benz GLS, Audi Q7 and the Cadillac Escalade is a seven-seat crossover X7. The premiere will be held in mid-October. Sales will start in early 2019, writes the Chronicle.info with reference for Today.
Unfortunately, the official teaser appeared on the official website of the Bavarian brand in Facebook, is not informative. It is visible only the front part of the crossover with a massive signature grille. Much more information managed to get through the spy photos of the interior and published in August, patent images of the crossover.
The latter is designed in the style of the prototype Concept X7 iPerformance, presented a year ago in Frankfurt. The basis of the crossover formed by the modular architecture of CLAR, which debuted on the flagship 7 Series sedan new generation. The BMW X7 interior trimmed in leather and Alcantara and equipped with new digital instrument panel as the models 8 Series and a large touch screen iDrive. For second-row passengers have their own management console with the settings of the climate system, an outlet, a pair of USB ports, and two Cup holders. From Junior crossover BMW X5 and X6, the “seventh” will be different three-row cabin that can seat six people.
Presumably, the engine range of the BMW X7 will be a 3.0-liter “diesel” in several capacity variants, the petrol turbo engine including 4.4-liter twin-turbo “eight” power of 462 HP and a hybrid powertrain from BMW 740e iPerformance. Transmission – eight-speed automatic and rear or all-wheel drive xDrive.
Production of new items will adjust to the BMW plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The preliminary cost of the seven-seat crossover from 100 to 200 thousand dollars. According to rumors, later, the new flagship will be “charged” version of the X7 M.