New 2024 BMW X7 Luxury, Facelift, Release Date – In 2018, BMW unveiled the first-ever BMW X7. When it was first launched, everyone remarked on how massive its grilles were, but in 2024, when the luxury flagship SUV was spotted with new body panels, the attention swiftly shifted to its overall look. After much conjecture, the high-riding high-end heifer has now been revealed as a significantly revamped rival to the Mercedes-Benz GLS. Every BMW-hating internet warrior posts a remark about how the design has deviated from where it should be, but there’s a lot more going on here than just a new face, so keep an open mind.
The X7 is the ideal combination of power and luxury. It has a powerful engine that is pretty efficient and produces excellent results. The cabin has many technical features and is very comfortable and helpful. Since it arrived in the United States, BMW has come a long way with the X7, and the SUV has continued to improve yearly.
New 2024 BMW X7 Redesign
The BMW X7 has a commanding presence on the road, thanks to its massive proportions and masculine appearance. Because the X7 is the company’s largest and most luxurious SUV, it features the enormous kidney grille ever seen on a BMW. The grille dominates the car’s design. Aside from the grille, you’ll get sleek adaptive full LED headlights and unique LED DRLs. The front end is huge, bold, and relatively upright when everything is put together. From the side, you can see how large this SUV is. The X7 is a massive machine. It has a total length of 203.3 inches and a maximum height of 71.1 inches. The SUV rides on standard 21-inch aluminum wheels that lift 8.7 inches off the ground. Unlike the front end, the back end is clean and uncomplicated. Overall, the X7 appears both aesthetic and muscular, as well as sporty.
The BMW X7 will be available in 14 exterior colors, including the new Sparkling Copper Grey Metallic finish seen in these photographs. Ametrine (Red), Dravit Grey, Tanzanite Blue II, and Frozen Pure Grey are among them, except the matte-finish Frozen Pure Grey. The M Marina Bay Blue metallic finish is only available on the M60i, although BMW Individual finishes should suffice. You can choose a color from one of 40 ‘off-menu’ BMW Individual hues with a special request.
Inside, the X7’s dashboard is dominated by a vast, slightly curved digital display. The instrument panel features a 12.3-inch driver’s gauge cluster and a 14.9-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system. Some luxurious features are inside heated front seats, a panoramic sunroof, a power-adjustable steering wheel, and ambient interior lighting. When trying to let people in and out of the third row, however, we were frustrated by how slowly the power-operated second-row captain’s chair moved. Similarly, the back seats aren’t huge for people on extended drives. The X7’s substantial inside cubby storage, on the other hand, will not be a complaint. We only had enough for three carry-on bags behind the third row, but with all the back seats folded, we had room for 33.
The X7’s infotainment system, which runs on the newest iDrive eight software, is controlled principally via a 14.9-inch touchscreen in the curved glass panel atop the dash. A huge rotary knob on the center console can also be used to manage the system, as well as gesture controls that are more gimmicky than helpful. Optional features include a more powerful Harman/Kardon sound and wireless charging. Every X7 comes equipped with a Wi-Fi hotspot (subscription required) and BMW’s Digital Key, allowing users to control vehicle functions remotely via a smartphone app.
The BMW X7 will keep the same 3.0L turbocharged inline-6 engine, producing 335 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. It’s paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission that’s smooth and quiet. Off-road driving modes are included in the standard xDrive AWD system. The engine has plenty of power for everyday tasks. The X7 can tow up to 7,500 pounds when fully equipped. The X7 is a genuine BMW, which means it’s a valid driver’s car. It possesses the agility, balance, and handling you expect from a smaller vehicle. There is no body roll, and the car corners exceptionally well for an SUV of this size. The handling is incredible, especially considering the car’s massive dimensions. The quality of the ride is likewise outstanding. It glides over bumpy roads with ease, providing a relaxing ride.
Due to its 5,392-pound curb weight, the X7 takes its time to accelerate on the open road. Despite this, it has linear acceleration and completes the 0-60 MPH sprint in 6.2 seconds, while the quarter-mile time is 14.7 seconds. The max speed is 155 miles per hour. The X7 defies its weight when it comes to stopping, with a braking distance of 105 feet, thanks to its powerful vented disc brakes.
New 2024 BMW X7 Release Date and Price
The base xDrive40i variant of the 2024 BMW X7 will cost $77,850, while the top-tier M60i—which replaces the now-defunct M50i—will cost $103,100 before options and extras. The Alpina XB7 is expected to be considerably more expensive. The release date for the 2024 BMW X7 in the United States has been set for the third quarter of 2023, namely August.