Although the bold grille treatment certainly won’t be to everyone’s taste, it does at least lend the sedan the sort of visual authority worthy of a flagship. And the under-the-skin updates tally up, too, resulting in a truly accomplished luxury vehicle.
While BMW’s latest revisions move the 7 Series to within inches of the S-Class, it’s not quite enough for it to reach the segment’s benchmark. Further complicating matters for the 7 Series is an SUV-shaped threat from within its stable, with the X7 proving more than twice as popular since hitting local dealerships in 2019.
Then, of course, there’s the small matter of the all-new, W223 S-Class, which will surely raise the bar further still when it arrives later in 2020...
7 Series BMW 750Li xDrive
83 / 100
0-100 km/h: 4.1
Power (kW@r/min): 390 KW @ 5500-6000
Torque (N.m@r/min): 750 N.m @ 1800-4600
Top speed: 250
Claimed cons. (l/100 km): 10.2 l/100 KM's
C02 emissions (g/km): 233 g/KM