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      03-28-2014, 02:43 PM   #41
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We will see what the car should potentially look soon.

But the long wheelbase allows the outline to be sleeker and more dynamic at the rear , yet still accommodate 7 people.
Think of a 7er but with a commanding driving position and SUV body.

The X7 will share engines and technology and engineering processes with the all new BMW 7er including extensive Carbon Fibre use in the structure and architecture. After two cancellations this vehicle is now feasible due to the processes involved from architecture to lightweight materials and sharing of technology including BMWs upcoming Active Ride technology , laser-light headlights and eDrive.

The X7 has also come about due to demand for luxury sedans diminishing in favour of large SUVs.

The X7 will not be the end of the expansion for the luxury segment for BMW.
The M850i is evidence that BMW have got their mojo back when it comes to dynamic sports cars...