The Truth About Cars » 7 Series http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » 7 Series http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com BMW Offering Uber Rides in New 7 Series, For Some Reason http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/bmw-offering-uber-rides-new-7-series-reason/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/bmw-offering-uber-rides-new-7-series-reason/#comments Mon, 19 Oct 2015 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1200529 Because a lot of Uber riders are 7-Series buyers (maybe), BMW said Monday that it would make available its newest sedan for selected rides in Los Angeles, New York, Miami and Chicago before the sedan goes on sale to the public. The drives will be offered by BMW product specialists, according to the company. Riders can […]

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Because a lot of Uber riders are 7-Series buyers (maybe), BMW said Monday that it would make available its newest sedan for selected rides in Los Angeles, New York, Miami and Chicago before the sedan goes on sale to the public. The drives will be offered by BMW product specialists, according to the company. Riders can […]

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Why Are These BMW Cars Camo’d If We’ve Seen Them Already? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/bmw-cars-camod-weve-seen-already/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/bmw-cars-camod-weve-seen-already/#comments Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1108225 Over the weekend, I spotted a completely camouflaged BMW ActiveTourer heading into the mountains of Colorado. At the same time half a world away, a TTAC reader on vacation in Germany spotted a completely camo’d 7 Series on the streets of Munich. What gives, BMW? We’ve already seen these cars before. Turns out the story is less exciting than […]

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Over the weekend, I spotted a completely camouflaged BMW ActiveTourer heading into the mountains of Colorado. At the same time half a world away, a TTAC reader on vacation in Germany spotted a completely camo’d 7 Series on the streets of Munich. What gives, BMW? We’ve already seen these cars before. Turns out the story is less exciting than […]

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Junkyard Find: 1992 BMW 750iL http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/junkyard-find-1992-bmw-750il/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/junkyard-find-1992-bmw-750il/#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1106737 When you spend as much time in fast-turnover self-service wrecking yards as I do, you get this lesson over and over: Nothing depreciates like high-end German luxury cars. Once the interior gets a little rough, or the cutting-edge elaborate electrical system gets a bit confused, or the next generation of engine makes an additional 50 […]

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When you spend as much time in fast-turnover self-service wrecking yards as I do, you get this lesson over and over: Nothing depreciates like high-end German luxury cars. Once the interior gets a little rough, or the cutting-edge elaborate electrical system gets a bit confused, or the next generation of engine makes an additional 50 […]

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Sixth-Gen BMW 7-Series Image Leaked Via Online Configurator http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/sixth-gen-bmw-7-series-image-leaked-via-online-configurator/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/sixth-gen-bmw-7-series-image-leaked-via-online-configurator/#comments Sun, 07 Jun 2015 12:41:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1086401 The image might be grainy making it difficult to see the details with clarity, this is the sixth-generation BMW 7-Series. Autocar was able to snap a screenshot of the new full-size luxury sedan as it popped up on one of BMW’s online configurators. According to the official teaser video, we should expect the new 7-Series […]

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The image might be grainy making it difficult to see the details with clarity, this is the sixth-generation BMW 7-Series. Autocar was able to snap a screenshot of the new full-size luxury sedan as it popped up on one of BMW’s online configurators. According to the official teaser video, we should expect the new 7-Series […]

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2016 BMW 7 Series Teased Ahead Of June 10 Debut http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/2016-bmw-7-series-teased-ahead-of-june-10-debut/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/2016-bmw-7-series-teased-ahead-of-june-10-debut/#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1081985 Next week, the 2016 BMW 7 Series will make its debut. For now, however, fans will need to make do with a teaser. The new 7 Series appears in a new teaser video, AutoGuide reports, with the 750Li variant the star of the video. The June 10 world debut is the result of numerous reported […]

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Next week, the 2016 BMW 7 Series will make its debut. For now, however, fans will need to make do with a teaser. The new 7 Series appears in a new teaser video, AutoGuide reports, with the 750Li variant the star of the video. The June 10 world debut is the result of numerous reported […]

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Autoleaks: 2016 BMW 7 Series Found In Parking Garage http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/autoleaks-2016-bmw-7-series-found-parking-garage/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/autoleaks-2016-bmw-7-series-found-parking-garage/#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 14:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=971289 Want to know what the big man on the BMW campus will be wearing in 2016? You’ve come to the right place, B&B. AutoBuzz posted a couple of the photos of the upcoming 2016 7 Series — the 730d, in this case — on its Facebook just before 2014 gave way to 2015. The main […]

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Want to know what the big man on the BMW campus will be wearing in 2016? You’ve come to the right place, B&B. AutoBuzz posted a couple of the photos of the upcoming 2016 7 Series — the 730d, in this case — on its Facebook just before 2014 gave way to 2015. The main […]

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Chicago 2014: 2014 BMW 740Ld http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/chicago-2014-2014-bmw-740ld/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/chicago-2014-2014-bmw-740ld/#comments Fri, 07 Feb 2014 05:51:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=735977 BMW has debuted a diesel-equipped version of its flagship 7-series sedan in the US. Jack will not be driving one. The 2014 BMW 740Ld xDrive features a direct-injected, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder diesel expected to return a 25 to 30 percent increase in fuel efficiency. With its 8-speed automatic transmission, 255 horsepower and a blonde hair […]

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BMW has debuted a diesel-equipped version of its flagship 7-series sedan in the US. Jack will not be driving one. The 2014 BMW 740Ld xDrive features a direct-injected, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder diesel expected to return a 25 to 30 percent increase in fuel efficiency. With its 8-speed automatic transmission, 255 horsepower and a blonde hair […]

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Review: 2014 Lexus LS 600hL (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/review-2014-lexus-ls-600hl-with-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/review-2014-lexus-ls-600hl-with-video/#comments Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=520497 The LS 600hL is the pinnacle of Toyota and Lexus engineering. It is the largest Lexus sedan, the brand’s most expensive model, the most expensive hybrid in the world and, with the death of BMW’s V8 ActiveHybrid system, it is once again the most powerful hybrid on sale. Yet the LS 600hL hasn’t had an […]

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The LS 600hL is the pinnacle of Toyota and Lexus engineering. It is the largest Lexus sedan, the brand’s most expensive model, the most expensive hybrid in the world and, with the death of BMW’s V8 ActiveHybrid system, it is once again the most powerful hybrid on sale. Yet the LS 600hL hasn’t had an […]

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Review: 2013 BMW 750Li – Video http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/review-2013-bmw-750li-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/review-2013-bmw-750li-video/#comments Wed, 06 Mar 2013 13:30:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479030 The full-sized luxury market used to be a small pond before the Lexus LS appeared. Up to then all Mercedes had to worry about was the German brand known for their delightfully crude 2002. Jaguar? 1980s Jags spent so little time running they were more garage ornament than transportation. Fast forward to today and BMW […]

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The full-sized luxury market used to be a small pond before the Lexus LS appeared. Up to then all Mercedes had to worry about was the German brand known for their delightfully crude 2002. Jaguar? 1980s Jags spent so little time running they were more garage ornament than transportation. Fast forward to today and BMW […]

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New Headlights! BMW Launches New Siebener http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/new-headlights-bmw-launches-new-siebener/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/new-headlights-bmw-launches-new-siebener/#comments Mon, 23 Jul 2012 11:54:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453850 We honestly appreciate it when a press release does not mince words and helpfully says it right in the first sentence: “New full-LED headlights, a prominent BMW kidney grille and a modified front apron define the unmistakable appearance of the new BMW 7 Series range.” Even someone like me who is not always intimately familiar […]

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We honestly appreciate it when a press release does not mince words and helpfully says it right in the first sentence: “New full-LED headlights, a prominent BMW kidney grille and a modified front apron define the unmistakable appearance of the new BMW 7 Series range.” Even someone like me who is not always intimately familiar […]

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Vellum Venom: 2012 BMW 750Li http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/vellum-venom-2012-bmw-750li/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/vellum-venom-2012-bmw-750li/#comments Wed, 27 Jun 2012 10:35:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=450324 “I wish I came up with that.” That’s a phrase I said many a morning when the studios at CCS woke up to a bumper crop of new student designs for the week.  Just because you can visualize it doesn’t mean you can make it happen.  Self pity/loathing aside, the 5th generation BMW 7-series is […]

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“I wish I came up with that.” That’s a phrase I said many a morning when the studios at CCS woke up to a bumper crop of new student designs for the week.  Just because you can visualize it doesn’t mean you can make it happen.  Self pity/loathing aside, the 5th generation BMW 7-series is […]

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Review: 2010 BMW 750Li xDrive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/review-2010-bmw-750li-xdrive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/review-2010-bmw-750li-xdrive/#comments Fri, 13 Aug 2010 17:36:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=362927 With its 2011 redesign the BMW 5-Series is now much more closely related to the 7-Series. It’s smoother, quieter, and–both for better and for worse–has the feel of a larger car. So, why would someone spend roughly $18,000 more for the 7?  (Add another $3,900 for the extended wheelbase Li, and another $3,000 for AWD.) […]

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With its 2011 redesign the BMW 5-Series is now much more closely related to the 7-Series. It’s smoother, quieter, and–both for better and for worse–has the feel of a larger car. So, why would someone spend roughly $18,000 more for the 7?  (Add another $3,900 for the extended wheelbase Li, and another $3,000 for AWD.) […]

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