Facelifted BMW 7-Series made its debut with striking new design and several tech upgrades. 2020 BMW 7-Series comes with redesigned front and rear fascia which give it a bolder presence. Nonetheless, the major talking point in the new 7-Series is the front kidney grille which is one the biggest we have come across in a BMW. It might be controversial for many as the outgoing model had 40 percent smaller than the new 7-Series. It is a single-piece surround trim accompanies by 50mm taller front end. The large kidney grille is flanked by redesigned headlights but is now slimmer. The rear end of 7-Series gets thick chrome surround around tailpipes and 35mm LED taillights that consist of red and black surfaces. Slim LED light strip that runs across the full width of the car and taillights are connected to it.
7-Series will be offered in two wheelbases with LWB adds an extra 14mmbetween the axles. Nonetheless, standard 7-Series and LWB version are now 22mm longer than the predecessor (5,120mm and 5,260mm respectively). Width and height remains unchanged. Cabin has gone through refinement and upgrades and is now quitter. It is attributed to rear wheel arches, B-pillars and seatbelt outlet covers in the rear whereas side and rear windows have thicker glass. Infotainment system uses BMW’s latest OS 7.0 and consists of 12.3inch digital instrument cluster, with 10.25inch touchscreen control display the Intelligent Personal Assistant.
A newly developed 4.4 liter V8 engine will be made available on 2020 BMW 7-Series that churns out 523hp and 750Nm of torque for 750i xDrive and 750Li xDrive. There is also an updated plug-in hybrid 745e that uses new inline-six powertrain and it gives a combined output of 388hp and 600Nm of torque. All-electric driving range will be between 33 and 36 miles. Range-topping version is M760Li xDrive that uses 6.6 liter V12 which comes with updated gasoline particulate filter. The engine churns out 577hp and 850Nm of torque. It helps the 2020 BMW 7-Series to accelerate from 0-62mph in 3.8 seconds and reaches limited top speed of 189mph. European customers have an option to choose from three range of 3.0 liter straight-six diesel engine. Base 730d offers 260hp and 620Nm of torque via single turbocharger whereas 740d comes with twin-turbo and offers 316hp and 680Nm of torque. The most powerful diesel version comes with three turbochargers and gives 394hp and 760Nm of torque.