The End of a Beautiful Era: The Coolest BMW Will Be Electric

Until recently, BMW's flagship 7-Series sedan was associated with a huge 6-liter V12 engine.

Besides, the fastest «seven» was equipped with cubic engines for the past 30 years. So, in 2020, the re-evaluation of values, following trends and other factors lead to the fact that the top 7-series modification will be electric.

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There is absolutely nothing wrong with this, but such facts, sometimes, make you long for those cars that with a slight press on the gas pedal could wake up the entire area. The reason for this decision was the economic impracticability of updating the V12 engine under the new emission standards. The line of engines of the new “seven” will still include petrol modifications, diesel engines, as well as hybrid powertrains. But the 760i, which now produces 601 hp, will be replaced.

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The company has not yet said anything about the new engine, but it is not difficult to assume that if we are talking about a top-end modification, its power will clearly not be lower than its predecessor. BMW did not shed any light on the name of the new car: many experts believe that the electric 7-Series will be called the i7. Well, it seems that we can only accept the sad fact that electric motors are completely replacing our favorite internal combustion engines. You know, maybe it's for the best…

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