BMW 7 Series News
7 Series plug-in hybrid is a good sign of things to come.
As always, we spend your money.
BMW re-applied to trademark "M7" this month, which might mean something, or might mean nothing. After many years of batting away requests for a BMW M7, the carmaker applied for the trademark in September 2011, getting approval from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in April 2012. Instead of renewing the trademark before it lapsed this April 28, BMW waited three days and re-filed for the name on May 1. Now the automaker will need to go through the approval process again.
Alpina was founded in Germany in 1965. The company has close ties with BMW, as close as any tuner or aftermarket company really could have. In fact, the German government recognizes Alpina as a manufacturer, not just an aftermarket tuner. In the US, Alpina cars are sold with full warranties through BMW dealers. Techs are fully trained to work on these cars.
BMW is leaving traditional gauges in the past.
The 2019 BMW 740e hybrid will get more power, better batteries, and more electric driving range.
We list 10 cars in recent memory that got major midcycle redesigns to correct unpopular styling, including the 2019 Jeep Cherokee.
Power, elegance and a huge backseat.
Don't look for all-new designs anytime soon.
BMW is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a limited-edition 7 Series, only five of which are coming to America, and all of them in M760i xDrive spec.
BMW will recall the 2016 7 Series because a short circuit can potentially prevent the airbags from deploying. There are no reports of accidents or injuries.