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Spy Shots: Pictures of BMW’s new 2016 7-Series show up with less camo

The BMW 7-Series is due for a replacement next year as a 2016 model and more spy shots of test mules have surfaced, with less and less camouflage. Judging by the looks, the 7-Series takes on a much more toned design with smaller headlights and a less cumbersome appearance than the current model. The shoulder […]

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Report: 2016 BMW 7-Series to get Rolls-Royce V12

BMW and Rolls-Royce have been in bed with each other for quite some time, not just as an automobile manufacturer, but also an airplane engine collaboration that dates back nearly a century ago. When BMW and Rolls-Royce started collaborating on motor cars in the 2000s, often it was Rolls-Royce models being based off of BMW […]

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Report: BMW continues to expand lineup, but still no M7

MotorTrend sat down with BMW’s director of product planning, Paul Ferraiolo, who shared some details about BMW’s near-future plans for lineup expansion. With rumors bouncing back and forth in terms of a full-fledged M7 high-performance luxo-barge, heads are being scratched and chins being fondled about whether or not BMW was going to do it. And […]

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Report: The next-gen 2016 BMW 7-Series to feature new six-cyl engines

The next-generation BMW 7-Series often tends to set standards for Munich’s own and this latest development further supports this notion. According to CARandDRIVER, the next-generation 2016 BMW 7er will launch the Roundel’s new selection of modular inline-six engines. BMW announced a little more than two years ago to be designing a new inline-six with “modular architecture” […]

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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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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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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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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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