1. The Engine
The new engine for the 2016 BMW 7 Series, code named B58, is part of a new BMW engine family. The three Cylinder (B38) & four cylinder (B48) are used in the new Mini Copper models, while the B58 is exclusive for the BMW 7 series. The engine comes in a few variants, depending on which version of the 7 Series you purchase. The 740i comes equipped with a turbocharged inline 6 that produces 320hp, the 750i is powered by a 445hp V-8, and the 760Li has a 545hp V-12 under the hood. There will also be 2 diesel models (a 265hp version and a 320hp version), and a plug in hybrid, powered by a 2.0L turbocharged 4 cylinder and a 90-kilowatt electric motor. The hybrid model, dubbed 740e xDrive, will be able to travel 23 miles on just the electric motor at up to 75mph.