The 2017 BMW X7 is an upcoming sport utilty vehicle expected to be released in about two years. The Bavarian car manufacturer is one of the leaders in the luxury cars segment and with an all-new model of BMW X7 the company will bring something new to the market. The X7 will be built on the same platform as the X5 and X6 so we can expect some of characteristics of these two models. Nevertheless the 2017 BMW X7 will become the largest SUV in the company’s lineup.
2017 BMW X7 Release Date
Exact release date hasn’t been announced yet. It is expected that the 2017 BMW X7 will hit the markets in the third quater of 2016 or in early 2017.
This largest BMW SUV so far will be assembled in BMW Group production fascility in Spartanburg in South Carolina.
Price for BMW X7
The starting price for the base model of 2017 BMW X7 should be around $70,000. The models with ultra-luxury features could go up of $100,000.
The biggest competitors in terms of pricing are Cadillac Escalade, Mercedes-Benz GLS, Land Rover Range Rover and the Lexus LX570.
Exterior of 2017 BMW X7
Since the BMW X7 will share platform design with X5 and X6 models, we assume that the vehicle will certanly borrow some of their characteristics.
However, the X7 will be much larger than both of them and the car will bear its own unique look. The front of the SUV will feature the recognizable front fascia with slightly larger intakes to offer additional airflow, the BMW’s signature grille and LED headlights which can bee seen on the brand-new 7 Series sedan.
The back features refreshed rear with nicely shaped LED taillights. The 2016 BMW X7 will be a full-size luxury SUV and by the looks of it we are certain that it is one of the best upcoming SUV’s
BMW X7 Interior
As far as the interior is concerned the 2017 BMW X7 will borrow many details from its smaller brother the X5. Nevertheless, the interior of the X7 will be of remarkably luxurious..
The standard leather upholstery with hand made stiches and aluminum details provide exquisite comfort and very enjoyable ride.
There will be three rows of seats with a lot of space on second and third row of seats. The BMW flagship vehicle will be equiped with many safety and infotaiment features.
BMW X7 2017 Engine and Transmission
One of the characteristics which the new 2016 BMW X7 could borrow from the X5 is the engine. The base model will most likely come witha 3.0 liter inline 6 turbo engine, capable of producing 320 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque.
More powerful option will be avalaible in a 4.4 liter V8 gasolinte engine, which can achieve a maximum output of 445 hp as well as 480 lb-ft of torque.
This engine increases the fuel consumption for 15%. Diesel variant should also be available, which will be powered by a 3.0 liter inline-6 enigne that can produce 381 hp and 546 lb-ft of max torque.
The engines will be paired to a modern 8-speed automatic transmission with an xDrive all-whell drive available as well.