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BMW 7 Series

Report: Next-generation BMW 7 Series could drop V12 engine

Earlier this year, BMW celebrated the 25th anniversary of its V12 engine with the 2013 760Li V12 25 Anniversary Edition. The special edition model is powered by a 6.0 liter twin-turbo V12 making 535-hp and 550 lb-ft of torque. Well, it seems like that after 25 years, the V12 engine may be on its way […]

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2013 BMW 760Li V12 25 Years Anniversary Edition iDrive

2013 BMW 760Li V12 25 Years Anniversary Edition price starts at $159,695, only 15 coming to U.S.

BMW today launched a special limited-edition 25th Anniversary Edition 760Li V12. The special-edition model pays homage to the “rich tradition of V-12 engines that began back in 1987 with the then groundbreaking BMW 750iL when BMW engineers crafted the most Ultimate Driving Machine of its day with the introduction of its first automotive V-12 engine.” […]

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2013 BMW 7-Series M Sport Package

Report: BMW North American CEO pushing for M7

BMW North America’s new President and CEO Ludwig Willisch has unveiled new details about the company’s future lineup and the long talked-about M7 is something that he is pushing Germany to produce. Check out our original post on the 2013 BMW 7 Series. Willisch declined to say when the an M7 would be produced but told […]

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Videos: Designers and engineers talk about 2013 BMW 7 Series

BMW has just released videos of the engineers and designers giving us a closer look at the new 2013 BMW 7 Series. The videos give us a closer look at the bunch of upgrades the 7 Series has received for the new model year. Sales of the new 7 will start later this summer. Check […]

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2013 BMW 7-Series

Report: BMW considerings M Performance 7-Series, production M135i won’t come to U.S.

The M7, M diesels and manuals are all possible prospects for the US said BMW’s Motorsport chair, Dr. Nitschke in a recent interview with Car and Driver. The M7 idea is just that, a nebulous, fluffy idea at this point which is under consideration, but the other two are confirmed for the United States. For […]

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2006 BMW 7 Series

NHTSA finds 16 crashes, 5 injuries in BMW 7-Series investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today that it found 16 crashes and five injuries related to its investigation of transmission control issues with the BMW 7-Series. The investigation covers around 122,000 units of the 7-Series built from 2002 through 2008 model years. The investigation by NHTSA began in August and the agency has […]

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2012 BMW 7-Series

Weight loss: Next-generation BMW 7-Series to use carbon fiber construction

Here is a quick tidbit for you guys – according to BMW R&D chief Klaus Draeger, the next-generation BMW 7-Series sedan will use a carbon fiber construction to drop some weight off the heavy sedan. Engineers have been studying implanting carbon fiber construction technology in mainstream BMW models since they began development on the BMW i3 […]

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Tuningwerk gives BMW 7-Series L a whopping 720 horses

A powerful tuning package has been crafted by Turningwerk of Germany for BMW’s large 7-Series L. The approximately $270,000 makeover boasts 710-hp at 804 lb-ft of torque. The awesome torque-to-horsepower ratio gets you a 0 to 62mph time of 3.5 seconds with a top speed reaches an nice 217.5 mph. Weight reduction was a big […]

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NHTSA investigating 2002-2007 BMW 7-Series for parking issue

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration always finds a way to pop up in our weekly news at some point. So here’s some more! The NHTSA is currently investigating 120,000 2002-2007 E65 and E66 BMW 7-Series over a concern that the car’s parking pawl may not hold the car in park when it is shifted […]

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Report: Next BMW X6 and 7-Series diesel to get tri-turbo diesel making 400-hp

At the turn of the 2012 year, the BMW X6 will have turned three years old, which means that its due for a mid-cycle refresh. Other than the usual visual and aesthetic changes, the biggest change is a new inline-six diesel. Featuring Tri-Turbo, which means yes, three turbochargers, the 3.0L inline-six will peak at about […]

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