Just days ago, the leadership of the BMW has officially confirmed the development of a new flagship SUV – X7, and now the company has continued to disclose details of the model. Automotive News before the chief of the Department of Marketing and Sales of BMW Ian Robertson noted that BMW X7 will appear in two versions. One will be standard – with 7 seats, the second – Superior with 4 seats. The price of the more expensive of the two options will start at $ 100,000 (about € 89,000), but even in the highest levels of equipment will skip the 200 000 dollars (about 180,000 euros). The BMW expect the luxury version to fall only 1% of total sales of the model.
Luxury modification of BMW X7 will have to compete mostly with a similar version of the Mercedes-Benz GLS, which will become part of the range of revitalized brand Maybach.
About flagship crossover of Bavarians know yet that they will not use the platform of the future of SUV Rolls-Royce, for whom will be developed completely new aluminum chassis. BMW X7 will be built on a modular platform CLAR, which is the basis of the latest generation 7-Series.
In the range of engine model will enter gasoline and diesel engines with cylinders 6 and 8 are not excluded also in version V12, and a hybrid unit. BMW X7 will debut in 2018 or 2019 and will be produced at the plant in Spartenbarg (South Carolina, USA).