BMW New Zealand will further advance its progressive product strategy and upper luxury offering with introduction of the first-ever fully electric BMW i7 xDrive 60 sedan later this year.
The flagship 7 Series sedan is long renowned for its standard-setting levels of sophistication, technology and refinement. The first-ever fully electric i7 combines driving pleasure, unsurpassed long-distance
comfort and an outstanding digital experience while showcasing new styling that underlines its commanding road presence.
This is aided by the standard offering of a long wheelbase variant across the model spectrum. The new wheelbase, at 3215mm, is 5mm longer than the sixth-generation long wheelbase model, while overall vehicle length, width and height has increased by 131mm, 48mm and 65mm respectively.
A combination of dynamic ability and first-class comfort are delivered through comprehensive chassis upgrades as well as by fitment of two-axle air suspension and adaptive damping as standard.
An innovative technology toolkit with new generation of sensors, enhanced software stack and powerful computing platform allies with the latest suite of cutting-edge active safety technologies.
The fully electric i7, joins BMW’s rapidly expanding line-up of forward-thinking, zero emissions mobility solutions. The addition of the i7 will underline BMW Group as one of the leading manufacturers in New Zealand for the breadth of its electrified vehicle line-up.
Development of the new i7 is in full alignment with BMW’s primary focus on CO2 reduction and all-encompassing sustainability strategy with use of green energy and a high proportion of natural and recycled materials in the production phase.
Model i7 xDrive60. Power unit Battery electric with fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology. All wheel (xDrive). Power (kW) 400. Torque (Nm) 745. HV battery (kWh) 106. 0-100km/h (sec) 4.7. Consumption TBC
EV range (WLTP) Up to 625km.
The new BMW i7 xDrive60 is priced at $276,900 * . BMW will commence deliveries to customers in early 2023.