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BMW marks 25 years of 12-cylinder engines

by Jeffrey N. Ross (RSS feed) on Oct 30th, 2012 at 8:01AM

BMW has already celebrated the silver anniversary of its V12-powered 7 Series flagship by offering a special 25 Years Anniversary Edition of the car for 2013, but now the automaker has released a visual display of the engine's quarter-century in the nose of its big Autobahn cruisers. First introduced in 1987 in the 750i, BMW points out it was the first of the modern German luxury sedans to use a 12-cylinder engine – Mercedes-Benz and Audi didn't offer such an engine in their S-Class and A8 models for several more years. While the current engine used in the current F02 760Li pumps out... Read More

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