Spotted – New-gen BMW 7-Series image

The 2016 BMW 7-Series has been caught on camera for the first time, in the real world, after its official presentation which took place last week.

The new generation of the BMW 7-Series is returning in more revealing images as it has been caught this time on public roads, just a few days after it has been officially unveiled. The model pictured below is in the 750Li xDrive version, which is coming with the 4.4 liter V8 petrol burner, producing 450 HP (330 kW) and 650Nm (479 lb-ft) of torque. It needs 4.5 secodns to reach 100 km/h (62 mph) from a standstill and it can go up to a limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). The regular 750i xDrive can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.4 seconds.

Other versions of the flagship sedan include the 3.0 liter diesel unit, in the 730d and 730Ld, producing 265 HP (195 kW) and 620 Nm (457 lb-ft) of torque, enough for a 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) sprint made in 6.1s (6.2s) and a top speed limited to 250 km/h (155 mph). The 730d xDrive and 730Ld xDrive need 5.8s and 5.9s respectively to reach 100 km/h (62 mph) from a standstill with the same limited top speed. The 740e, 740Le and 740Le xDrive have a 2.0l four-cylinder inline petrol burner, producing 258 HP (190 k)W and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque, backed up by a 95 HP (70 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) electric motor. The total output stands at 326 HP (240 kW) and the 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) acceleration is made in 5.6s, 5.7s and 5.5s respectively.

Source: BimmerToday