Today, BMW announced the debut of the 7-Series with a twin-turbocharged inline-six engine. Both models will go on sale in the United States as ‘11 models in Spring ‘10. Pricing will be announced closer to the on-sale date.
The great thing about the new 7er is of course its engine selection. The twin-turbo inline-six produces power like a V8 except more efficient so fuel consumption is saved. It’s rated at 315hp and 330 lb-ft. The motor features an all-aluminum construction, direct fuel injection, double-VANOS variable camshaft technology and brake energy regeneration. Delivering power to the rear wheels is a six-speed automatic transmission.
Both models will be available with the full line of options and packages, including the M Sport Package, Driver Assistance Package, Luxury Seating Packages, Rear Entertainment Package, and even the BMW Individual Composition Package.