2022 BMW X7 Release Date, Colors, and Changes. German’ s flagship model 2022 BMW X7 is ready to receive further updates. This model began its journey in 2019, and years after, we have some claims that the new model will arrive later this year. As you may know, the X7 becomes BMW’ s flagship model and thanks to its high sales, the redesigned model will once more conquer the full-size luxury segment.
Elegant and aggressive styling, this three-row SUV offers two potent engines under the hood. Like before, the new model will use the same 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 (xDrive40i) as standard, while 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 is optional and is under the xDrive50i model.
2022 BMW X7 Powertrain
The latest report claims that the upcoming 2022 BMW X7 will be a carryover. This model will feature the same two powertrains as the predecessor. The base model X7 xDrive40i will use a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 that can produce 330 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque. The new model will bring more power according to some gossip.
If the claim is accurate, we would expect around 350 horses. The base model, the manufacturer will also introduce a stronger engine that powers the xDrive50i model. This powertrain consists of a potent 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 that delivers 456 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque. Both powertrains will use an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, and both endow maximum towing capacity of 7,500 pounds.
2022 BMW X7 Design Language
The upcoming 2022 BMW X7 is the SUV that provides BMW’s famous design language. This large SUV is handsome and looks recognized on the road thanks to its big kidney-shaped grilles and the slim LED headlights that emphasize the width of the X7.
BMW says that the latest X7 wears the best side-character design language on the market. The side profile reveals the new 21-inch wheels and run-flat tires. One can always go for the package that will include bigger 22-inch wheels.
On the back, a chrome bar is present as the almost identical LED taillights that wear 7 Series sedan. There will be plenty of customizations. Dynamic Handling Package will be available with M Sport brakes, Active Comfort Drive with Road Preview, and an M Sport Differential that can get choosing the xDrive50i version. The same package, besides sporty limited-slip M differential, can be purchase for $3,850 on the xDrive40i.
Excellent Comfort Inside
The upcoming 2022 BMW X7 is the SUV that offers excellent comfort and a modern cabin. The new X7 comes with three rows of seats and enough rooms for seven passengers.
The manufacturer added even more features this time and the latest X7 comes with an advanced 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster that is modern and highly configurable. Optionally, one can get a Premium package that includes remote engine start, soft-close automatic doors, electric window shades, and a 1,500-watt Harman Kardon stereo. The Premium package costs only $1,550 on the base version.
The overall space inside is excellent and there are enough headroom and legroom for all passengers. Overall, the latest X7’s middle- and back-row seatbacks can be lowered or returned automatically via a handy button in the cargo area.
The list of Active Driving Assistant includes more features. The model includes blind-spot detection, lane-departure warning, rear collision warning, frontal collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, and speed-limit information.
Going up to the xDrive50i model, buyers will get a 360-degree top-view camera system that aids parking, a head-up display, and lane-keeping assist and traffic-jam assistant.
How Much Does the 2022 BMW X7 Cost?
The latest 2022 BMW X7 will bring more attractiveness. The xDrive40i will receive more features and even stronger output. The X7 is not a cheap SUV at all. For this model, you need to stand out around $74,000. Choosing the stronger xDrive50i, that comes with twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8, one needs little less than $93,000. A well-equipped xDrive40i can reach $110,000, while the xDrive50i model can quickly climb to $125,000.
Consider that the Mercedes-Benz GLS450 starts at $70,150, and a V6-powered Audi Q7 at $65,950, the new X7 relates the title as the most expensive SUV.