BMW gives the 7 Series a twin-turbo V8

BMW gives the 7 Series a twin-turbo V8

BMW 7 Series fq

BMW is launching its latest 7 Series flagship for the American market at the LA Auto Show this week. As expected, the new 7 is equipped with a direct-injected twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 as its sole engine option in the States. The big motor pumps out 400 horses and an impressive 450 lb-ft of torque. This should be enough grunt to rapidly move even a heavyweight vehicle like the 7 series.

Also new for 2009 is BMW’s first ever use of a multi-link double wishbone front suspension, which breaks from the German automaker’s usual front struts layout. There is a long-wheelbase model of the new 7 as well, known as the 750Li, for those who wish to be driven rather than to drive. Perhaps the Concept 7 Series ActiveHybrid, which will be unveiled shortly, will foretell a production hybrid version of BMW’s range-topper.

Check back as we bring you more updates from the LA Auto Show

BMW 7 Series fq

BMW is launching its latest 7 Series flagship for the American market at the LA Auto Show this week. As expected, the new 7 is equipped with a direct-injected twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 as its sole engine option in the States. The big motor pumps out 400 horses and an impressive 450 lb-ft of torque. This should be enough grunt to rapidly move even a heavyweight vehicle like the 7 series.

Also new for 2009 is BMW’s first ever use of a multi-link double wishbone front suspension, which breaks from the German automaker’s usual front struts layout. There is a long-wheelbase model of the new 7 as well, known as the 750Li, for those who wish to be driven rather than to drive. Perhaps the Concept 7 Series ActiveHybrid, which will be unveiled shortly, will foretell a production hybrid version of BMW’s range-topper.

Check back as we bring you more updates from the LA Auto Show

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