The new cars of BMW 2019-2020 will soon be replenished with a crossover BMW X7, preparing for a world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in the spring of 2020. By the good tradition, before the introduction of the serial model, the German manufacturer prepared a prototype of the novelty – the BMW X7 iPerformance concept, which tells the story of the large cross-over of the BMW X7. In our review, the concept of the BMW X7 is the first news, photo, price, equipment and technical characteristics of the harbinger of a large 7-seat crossover from the Bavarian company BMW AG. According to preliminary information, the price of the crossover BMW X7 will be from 75000-77000 euros, which is comparable to the cost of the main competitor Mercedes-Benz GLS .
Presentation of the BMW X7 iPerformance concept, by the way, is planned to be carried out in two stages: the online presentation of the concept will be held late in the evening on September 8, 2019, and the public premiere on September 14-24 at the exhibition site in Frankfurt , Germany , where the concept of the new large Bavarian crossover will not be the BMW Concept Z4 , the BMW 8-Series Concept , the updated BMW i3 electric car , the new BMW M5 (F90) , the BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo and the BMW X3 (G01) are the third generation of the crossover.
On the eve of the online demonstration of the BMW X7 iPerformance concept, representatives of the Bavarian manufacturer puzzled the BMW brand fans by posting a conceptual model slogan on the net: “We’re redefining luxury with something big on September 8th.” Translated into Russian it sounds like “on September 8 we give a new definition of luxury with the help of something more.” Thus, the creators of the novelty clearly hint that they have prepared a crossover that not only surpasses the level of comfort of such models as the BMW X5 and BMW X6 , but also pushes the Mercedes-Benz GLS and New Audi Q7 into the background.
We would like to note that the exterior design of the concept car is rather unusual and controversial. In this case, the prototype BMW X7 looks bold, sporty and aggressive, as befits the model from BMW AG. However, the front attracts the attention of the huge, almost nostrils in the falshradiator grille, a massive front bumper with majestic air intakes located on the sides, strongly narrowed all-LED headlights of the head light.
On the side, we reveal practically flat lines of the windowsill and roof, a powerful rear post with a slight slope, large side doors decorated with a powerful rib that emphasizes door handles with a touch control and a characteristic L-shaped embossing, huge circular cutouts of wheel arches that can easily accept a 20- 22 inch wheels.
The rear of the conceptual crossover on the style of registration echoes the front of the body. In the presence of narrow LED parking lights, a huge size bumper, supplemented by large vertical slots air duct and diffuser, double-luggage compartment door (the compact lower part drops down, the larger one with the glass rises up).
Very bold and bright appearance at the novelty, but most of all, frankly, the original design of the huge panoramic glass roof of the concept with the Y-shaped horizontal amplifier impresses. Such a glass ceiling, perhaps, was not yet in any serial car … the new BMW X7 apparently also will not, as well as touch-sensitive door handles and miniature rear-view mirrors.
BMW X7 iPerformance concept 6-seater with landing formula 2 + 2 + 2. Commodity BMW X7 is likely to be offered to order with a 7-seat saloon and luxury salon for 4 people with fantastically comfortable and comfortable second-row seats with all the possible attributes (electric drive adjustments, heating, ventilation, massage, the ability to transform the chair into a sleeper) .
The design of the front panel and the center console of the conceptual crossover BMW is borrowed, do you think, from the cars of which brand? … Correctly, at Mercedes . The torpedo has two large color screens: the first serves as a dashboard, the second one marks the multimedia complex. At the same time, the central console for BMW is slightly deployed towards the driver and flaunts buttons with a touch control, a wide central tunnel between the front seats allows you to place part of the buttons, switches and toggle switches on its surface.
One look is enough for the showroom concept to understand that we have a prototype of a premium crossover interior. Perfectly matched finish materials (natural and artificial leather) and decorative inserts (polished aluminum and wood panels), background LED interior lighting, comfortable chairs and a mass of advanced equipment, starting with four-zone climate control and color plates for passengers of the second and third rows, ending with separate seats with a mass of chips providing comfort, and a huge panoramic roof.
Technical characteristics of the BMW X7 iPerformance concept 2019. The concept of the BMW X7 iPerformance is equipped with a 326-horsepower hybrid powerplant from the BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance model based on the four-cylinder 2.0-liter petrol engine BMW TwinPower Turbo and the electric motor.
The serial crossover BMW X-7 besides the hybrid version of the BMW X7 xDrive 40e will be available to order and with traditional internal combustion engines working in conjunction with the Steptronic 8 automatic transmission, by default the all-wheel drive xDrive.
- Versions of the BMW X7 with petrol engines: BMW X7 xDrive30i, BMW X7 xDrive40i, BMW X7 xDrive50i.
- Versions of the BMW X7 with diesel engines: BMW X7 xDrive30d, BMW X7 xDrive40d and BMW X7 xDrive50d.