The BMW 7 Series is gaining a new, prestigious and powerful family member. Time to meet the M760Li xDrive. With this model, BMW tops its class in power, luxury, and technology.A 6.6-liter V12 TwinPower Turbo delivers 600 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque, which puts the M760Li xDrive at the top of its class.An exclusive and “state-of-the-art eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission” comes standard in the new model. Thanks to the twin turbo technology, the car accelerates from 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds and hits top speeds of 155 mph when electronically limited, but without electronic limitation the new 7 series can reach 189 mph.
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2016 BMW M760Li xDrive Specs
- Price: TBD
- Engine: 6.6-liter V12 TwinPower Turbo
- Horsepower: 600 hp
- 0–60: 3.9 seconds
- Top Speed: 155 mph/ 189 mph
- Transmission: 8-speed automatic
- Torque: 590 lb-ft
The new luxury sedan is setting records and beating one model after another in its class. BMW is calling the new edition to the 7-series “discreet and luxurious” a characterized by its sleek matte Cerium Gray finish and 20-inch light-alloy wheels complete with subtle highlighting thanks to strips across the front apron and door handles. According to a press release from BMW, “other notable exterior features include the mirror caps, likewise in Cerium Grey, V12 badges on the C-pillars, the M logos on the sides of the car and the xDrive lettering and model badge at the rear.”
The steering wheel features exclusive M leather and and the M logo. The steering wheel includes a host of Pearl Gloss Chrome buttons and shift paddles for those that prefer manual gear changes. The front seats are adjusted electrically and Nappa leather covers the seats. The new model even includes deep-pile floor mats so passengers feel as though they’re stepping on plush carpet.
For the first time, the 7 Series will also feature the iDrive operating system, which will enable riders to control various aspects like volume control and accepting/rejecting phone calls with the wave of a hand. According to the press release, “Hand movements detected by a 3D sensor control infotainment functions in an extremely intuitive and user-friendly fashion.”
The price for the M760Li xDrive hasn’t yet been release, but rest assured we’ll keep you updated as we learn more.
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