BMW X7 PROTOTYPE UNDERGOES ENDURANCE TESTING.
Cars & Technology19 Sep 2018
BMW's upcoming Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) is heading for the luxury segment, and is currently undergoing a true endurance test marathon. Camouflaged prototypes of the new BMW X7 are being taken across challenging terrains all over the world.
Winter test drives on snow and ice at the edge of the polar circle were followed by long-distance endurance tests on desert and gravel tracks under the South African sun. Busy stop-and-go-traffic in the city streets alternates with dynamic load tests on winding country roads and motorways. Under extreme challenges and a wide spectrum of weather and road surface conditions, the first luxury-segment BMW X model has provided the ultimate proof of its supreme driving characteristics.
With its impressive appearance, generous interior space, sophisticated drive and suspension technology and exclusive equipment features, the BMW X7 is the latest interpretation of luxurious driving pleasure. With the upcoming presentation of the latest and also largest BMW X model at the end of 2018, BMW is continuing its current product offensive in the luxury class with a fascinating vehicle concept.
In the new BMW X7, luxury, diversity and sportiness combine. The current tests demonstrate the driving experience that can be enjoyed in the sophisticated ambience of the vehicle’s interior even under adverse climatic conditions and on the most varying terrain. Despite conspicuous camouflaging, the preproduction vehicles reveal the imposing dimensions as well as the clear and harmonious proportions of the BMW X7.
The prototypes of the new BMW X7 were produced at the BMW Spartanburg plant. The competence centre for BMW X models in the US Federal State of South Carolina will also become the place of origin for the production model.
Find out more about the BMW Concept X7 iPerformance here.
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