BMW has detailed Australian pricing and specs for its seventh-generation 7 Sequence flagship sedan, in addition to the all-electric i7.
UPDATE, 18/04/2023 – BMW Australia has confirmed pricing for the brand new i7 M70, due right here within the fourth quarter of 2023. It has additionally confirmed 740i pricing is up by $4000 and i7 xDrive60 pricing is up by $9000.
Buyer deliveries commenced within the fourth quarter of 2022, and the vary will probably be accomplished with the i7 M70 due within the fourth quarter of 2023.
Pricing begins at $272,900 earlier than on-road prices for the 740i and extends to $344,900 earlier than on-roads for the i7 M70 xDrive.
This new-generation 740i has a worth greater than $20,000 increased than that of the outgoing 740Li, however BMW says the brand new mannequin “provides considerably expanded degree of specification, know-how and dynamic functionality”.
As detailed beforehand, the i7 is the primary time the 7 Sequence has been obtainable with all-electric energy. It rivals the likes of the Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+ ($328,400 earlier than on-road prices).
The 2023 BMW 740i is powered by a 3.0-litre twin-turbo inline-six-cylinder petrol engine with a 48V mild-hybrid system, with whole system outputs of 280kW of energy and 540Nm of torque.
This 48V mild-hybrid system is ready to produce as much as 9kW and 200Nm and is used as a starter motor to fireside up the combustion engine.
It’s additionally capable of act as a generator and recuperate kinetic vitality throughout coasting and braking at a charge of as much as 15kW.
The all-electric i7 xDrive60 is powered by a dual-electric motor setup which produces 400kW and 745Nm. It’s mated to a 106kWh battery pack and BMW claims it has a variety of as much as 625km on the WLTP cycle.
The i7 M70 xDrive additionally has a dual-motor powertrain and 106kWh battery pack, however boasts most outputs of 485kW and 1100Nm and vary of as much as 560km.
BMW says it has tuned the all-wheel drive system, steering, dampers and stability programs particularly for the M70.
It rides on adaptive two-axle air suspension with electronically managed dampers and computerized self-levelling, with M-specific air springs tailor-made to extend the variety of vibrations on every axle to supply a “noticeably direct connection to the car physique”.
Integral Energetic Steering and the Govt Drive Professional chassis bundle, the latter of which incorporates lively roll stabilisation, are normal.
All i7 homeowners additionally obtain a third-generation BMW Wallbox as normal, in addition to a complimentary five-year Chargefox charging subscription.
This new BMW 7 Sequence is bigger in each single dimension than the outgoing mannequin and has quite a lot of new design components.
The entrance finish of the brand new 7 Sequence is dominated by a humongous double-kidney grille that’s illuminated and is flanked by a break up headlight setup with adaptive LED know-how and Swarovski crystal internals.
The 7’s facet profile is described as “monolithic” by the German automaker, and has an angular interpretation of the corporate’s Hofmeister kink.
As with different latest new fashions and refreshes from BMW, the 7 Sequence and i7 encompasses a Curved Show containing a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a 14.9-inch infotainment touchscreen.
One other notable new inside characteristic is the 31.3-inch 8K BMW Theatre display for rear passengers which folds down from the headliner. It’s obtainable as normal on the i7 and elective on the 740i.
There quite a lot of completely different sustainable inside components BMW has used all through the inside of the brand new 7 Sequence together with artificial yarn ground overlaying, in addition to recycled PET bottle trim for the headliner and pillars.
- 2023 BMW 740i: $272,900 (+$4000)
- 2023 BMW i7 xDrive60: $306,900 (+$9000)
- 2023 BMW i7 M70 xDrive: $344,900
All costs embrace GST and LCT however exclude on-road prices.
The 2023 BMW 740i is powered by a 3.0-litre twin-turbo inline-six-cylinder petrol engine with a 48V mild-hybrid system, with whole system outputs of 280kW of energy and 540Nm of torque. That is mated to an eight-speed computerized transmission, with drive despatched to the rear wheels solely.
BMW claims the 740i can do the 0-100km/h dash in 5.4 seconds.
The all-electric flagship i7 xDrive60 makes use of a dual-motor all-wheel drive electrical powertrain with whole system outputs of 400kW and 745Nm. It’s mated to a 106kWh battery pack.
BMW claims it could do the 0-100km/h dash in 4.7 seconds.
The BMW i7 M70 xDrive additionally encompasses a dual-motor all-wheel drive powertrain. Whole system torque is 1015Nm in Sport mode, with whole system energy of 485kW and torque of 1100Nm when M Launch Management or the M Sport Enhance perform is activated.
BMW claims a 0-100km/h time of three.7 seconds.
The BMW 740i has claimed mixed cycle gas economic system of 7.9L/100km.
The i7 xDrive60 has an electrical vary of as much as 625km based on WLTP testing and has a most DC fast-charging pace of 195kW. BMW says the i7 xDrive60 can cost from 10 per cent to 80 per cent in 34 minutes.
Vary is barely decrease within the i7 M70 xDrive, with a most claimed WLTP vary of 560km.
Each i7 fashions additionally come normal with a third-generation BMW Wallbox for residence charging, in addition to a complimentary five-year Chargefox subscription.
The 2023 BMW 7 Sequence and i7 measure 5391mm lengthy, 1950mm extensive, and 1544mm tall with a 3215mm wheelbase.
In comparison with the outgoing long-wheelbase mannequin, the brand new range-topping sedan is 123mm longer, 48mm wider, 65mm taller, and has 5mm longer wheelbase. The 7 Sequence is now provided globally in a single size, as an alternative of short- and long-wheelbase variants.
The 740i provides 540L of boot house whereas the i7 xDrive60 has 500L.
BMW provides a five-year, unlimited-kilometre guarantee.
The 2023 BMW 740i comes normal with a five-year BMW Service Inclusive bundle and the i7 xDrive60 comes with a six-year BMW Service Inclusive bundle. This explicit service bundle consists of all logbook service necessities.
The 2023 BMW 7 Sequence and i7 haven’t been crash examined but by ANCAP or Euro NCAP.
Customary security options embrace:
- 7 airbags incl. front-centre
- Energetic Safety inc. Attentiveness Assistant
- Energetic entrance headrests
- Driving Assistant Skilled
- Adaptive cruise management with cease/go
- Lane change warning
- Lane departure warning
- Entrance, rear cross-traffic alert
- Rear collision prevention (AEB)
- Exit Warning
- Steering and Lane Management Assistant
- Auto pace restrict help
- Evasion Assistant
- Entrance Brake Intervention (AEB)
- Ahead collision warning
- Parking Assistant Skilled
- Parking Assistant
- Energetic Park Distant Management
- Lateral Parking Help
- Encompass View cameras
- Panorama View
- 3D View
- Reversing Assistant Skilled (as much as 200m)
- Object and line marking detection
- Automated Manoeuvre Assistant
- BMW Drive Recorder
- Velocity restrict recognition
- Velocity limiter
- Tyre strain monitor
The 2023 BMW 740i comes normal with the next options:
- 20-inch M alloy wheels
- M Sport bundle
- M entrance and rear bumpers
- M Sport brakes with darkish blue calipers
- Excessive-gloss black M facet sills
- Rear-axle steering
- Adaptive two-axle air suspension
- BMW Crystal headlights with adaptive LED know-how
- Illuminated Kidney Grille Iconic Glow
- Panoramic glass roof Sky Lounge
- BMW Particular person metallic paintwork
- 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
- 14.9-inch infotainment touchscreen
- Head-up show
- BMW CraftedClarity Glass iDrive controller, begin/cease button, quantity curler dial, gear selector and seat adjustment buttons
- M Carbon Fibre inside trim
- Journey & Consolation system
- USB-C ports behind the entrance seat backs
- Inside digicam
- 20-speaker Bowers and Wilkins encompass sound system
- Pure Interplay
- Inside digicam
- BMW Particular person leather-based ‘Merino’ upholstery
- Multifunctional entrance seats with heating, air flow, lumbar assist, head restraint top and width adjustment, and therapeutic massage perform
- Warmth Consolation bundle
- BMW Particular person Alcantara Anthracite headliner
- Distant engine begin
The all-electric i7 xDrive60 provides the next:
- 21-inch M alloy wheels
- Govt Drive Professional
- Energetic roll stabilisation
- Energetic roll consolation know-how
- Automated doorways
- Acoustic safety for pedestrians
- BMW IconicSounds Electrical
- 31.3-inch 8K BMW Theatre display for rear passengers
- 35-speaker Bowers and Wilkins Diamond encompass sound system
- Multifunction rear seats
- Govt Lounge rear console
- Rear seat leisure expertise
- BMW Particular person Gran Lusso inside
- BMW Particular person merino/wool-cashmere mixture upholstery
- 5-year Chargefox charging subscription
- BMW third-generation wallbox
- Mode 2 home charging cable
- Mode 3 public charging cable
The i7 M70 xDrive provides:
- M efficiency tuning
- Govt Lounge Seating
- Ventilated rear seats
- Massaging rear seats
- BMW Particular person Frozen metallic paint
A variety of choice packages can be found.
The no-cost Design Pure Excellence bundle provides the next:
- Chrome exterior components
- Gray brake calipers
The no-cost M Sport Professional bundle provides:
- M Sport brakes with black high-gloss calipers
- Black high-gloss M rear spoiler
- BMW Particular person high-gloss shadow line on the grille body and struts, rear apron trim and tail lights
The Connoisseur Lounge bundle ($27,900 for 740i, $9000 for i7 xDrive60) provides:
- Automated doorways (740i solely)
- 31.3-inch 8K BMW Theatre display for rear passengers (740i solely)
- Govt Lounge seating
- Rear multifunction seats (740i solely)
- Rear ventilated seats
- Massaging rear seats
- Govt lounge rear console (740i solely)
- 40-speaker Bowers and Wilkins Diamond encompass sound system
The no-cost M Efficiency bundle on the M70 provides:
- Excessive-gloss black grille encompass, grille struts
- Excessive-gloss M Sport brakes
- Excessive-gloss black rear spoiler, accent strip, rear apron inlay
There are additionally a variety of various alloy and titanium wheels obtainable, in addition to completely different inside colourways and trim inlays.
The 2023 BMW 740i and i7 xDrive60 can be found with the next exterior paint colors:
- Alpine White
- M Carbon Black metallic
- Black Sapphire metallic
- Sophisto Gray Good Impact metallic (excludes M70)
- Mineral White metallic
- Oxide Gray metallic
- M Brooklyn Gray metallic
- Glowing Copper Gray metallic (excludes M70)
- Aventurine Pink metallic
- Area Silver metallic (excludes M70)
- Dravit Gray BMW Particular person metallic
- Tanzanite Blue BMW Particular person metallic
- Frozen Pure Gray BMW Particular person metallic (+$2600)
- Frozen Deep Gray BMW Particular person metallic (+$2600)
- Frozen Tanzanite Blue BMW Particular person metallic (M70 solely)
There are additionally a variety of BMW Particular person two-tone metallic paintworks obtainable with both a Black Sapphire metallic or Oxide Gray metallic higher sections. These value a further $17,500.
M70 fashions may also be specified with BMW Particular person Particular Request Paintwork colors for the decrease part.