BMW I7 M70 revealed, making it one of the most powerful EV
BMW I7 M70 – An all-electric performance variant will lead the following BMW 7 Series lineup from BMW M. The BMW i7 M70 xDrive is the most potent model with an all-electric drive system in the whole BMW Group lineup (electric power consumption combined: 23.8 – 20.8 kWh/100 km in the WLTP cycle). The BMW i7 M70 xDrive offers the ideal blend of electric mobility and performance, creating a driving experience unmatched in the luxury segment. It has an electric motor at both the front and rear axles, a maximum system output of 485 kW/660 hp, and an M-specific chassis.
The quickest all-electric BMW model is the range-topping model of the new 7 Series lineup, which accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds. Electronic limits set a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).
M-specific suspension technology optimises the dynamics and comfort of the BMW I7 M70
All control systems for the electric all-wheel drive, the steering, the shock absorbers, and the driving dynamics systems are explicitly applied for M vehicles, which offers the ideal environment for combining the renowned M dynamics, agility, and precise response with a high level of long-distance comfort. The BMW i7 M70 xDrive’s standard suspension system incorporates M-specific Adaptive two-axle air suspension with automated self-levelling and electronically controlled shock absorbers with hydraulics designed specifically for M performance.
As part of the standard equipment, the Executive Drive Pro suspension package, which includes Active Roll Stabilization and Active Roll Comfort, is also included. An M sports braking system and 21-inch M light alloy wheels are also included in the package.
Unique aura signals superior performance
At first glimpse, its highly distinctive aura announces exceptional dynamic performance and divulges its full force. The exterior design of the BMW i7 M70 xDrive differs from the other models in the series thanks to unique design elements and defining M design cues focused on the technological needs of a very sporty driving style. The dual circular headlights and BMW radiator grille, which are brand-typical features, are reinterpreted in the front design. The contour line lighting for the BMW radiator grille further emphasises the front’s stunning presence.
The BMW i7 M70 xDrive is combined for the first time with a radiator grille surround in high-gloss black in conjunction with the optional M Performance Package. Signature M design elements like the M exterior mirrors with a distinctive double bar, the striking M side skirts, and the model-specific rear apron with diffuser insert also clearly highlight the top model’s performance-oriented nature on the side from the back of the BMW i7 M70 xDrive.
New two-tone paintwork, biomass-based Frozen paints
A particularly ostentatious appearance is provided by the BMW Individual Two-Tone paint treatment, which can now include BMW Individual unique paint finishes. Liquid Copper metallic by BMW Individual and Sapphire black metallic by BMW Individual are two additional options that can be combined. The body paint options for the BMW i7 M70 xDrive are numerous. Customers can also access well over 100 different BMW Individual unique paint treatments.
Innovative features for ensuring luxurious travel comfort
The BMW Interaction Bar in the cockpit and the Executive Lounge with optimum reclining function in the back are the highlights, giving the top model its advanced luxury character and making long-distance travel incredibly pleasant. The Bowers & Wilkins surround sound system, and distinctive BMW Theatre Screen turn back into a posh mobile private cinema. The cutting-edge autonomous driving and parking systems further improve the high level of comfort and safety. For instance, the My BMW app now allows for the operation of the Parking Assistant and Maneuvering Assistant. Both the My BMW app and the BMW Digital Key Plus can open and close the available automated doors.
Sporty flair and maximum individualisation in the interior of BMW I7 M70
The interior of the BMW i7 M70 xDrive emphasises the sporting flair of the vehicle with M-specific kit elements. Illuminated M door sill trims, M Merino leather upholstery in Black/Atlas Grey, an M leather steering wheel, M-specific displays on the BMW Curved Display, and an M driver’s footrest are all included in the list of standard features.
The BMW Individual Interior package and the BMW Individual Interior with unique features are optional accessories available in nine colour options. Black/Dark Grey is another colour option for the BMW Individual leather Merino/wool/cashmere combination with unique characteristics.
Advanced BMW iDrive featuring “QuickSelect”.
One of the first models from the manufacturer to come equipped with the most recent version of BMW iDrive with “QuickSelect” and BMW Operating System 8.5 is the BMW i7 M70 xDrive. The cutting-edge operating system and display offer a revamped entry screen, “QuickSelect” access, and an enhanced menu layout tailored to consumer electronics devices. With the BMW Curved Display and the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, BMW iDrive with “QuickSelect” is used. The navigation system’s map view or other displays that can be independently set are displayed consistently on the new entry screen. On the driver’s side of the control surface, vertically oriented function icons can be selected using a swiping motion.