BMW 7-Series Diesel not going to the US – official image

The German based automaker BMW has recently announced that the 7-Series Diesel won’t arrive on the United States auto market.

After a rumor has appeared just a day before writing this article, which said that the the company came forward and simply shattered it, but announcing that the luxurious model won’t reach the over-seas dealerships with a diesel engine.

“BMW is currently not planning any diesel powered 7 Series model for the US market. The updated BMW 7 Series models that arrive this fall will be powered by a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turboinline six-cylinder engine, a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder engine with electric motor in the ActiveHybrid 7, updated 4.4 liter TwinPower Turbo V8 engine and a 6.0 liter TwinPower Turbo V12 engine”, said the BMW corporate communications manager, Thomas J. Plucinsky.

Initial rumors were saying that the facelifted BMW 7-Series will arrive in the United States with a diesel version too, which should have used the same engine as the BMW X5 xDrive35d, the 3.0 liter inline six-cylinder unit which, in standard, is developing 265 HP and 425 lb-ft of torque, and in the high-level version the unit is generating 308 HP and 465 lb-ft.