BMW X7

BMW X7 Dark Shadow Edition confirmed for Australia

Dec 08, 2020

If you’re looking to buy a biug seven-seat luxury SUV that has a streak of mischief about it, you’re in luck. BMW Australia has confirmed the X7 Dark Shadow Edition is headed for local showrooms....

BMW Australia sees sales jump 3.2% in October, led by X5 & X7

Nov 09, 2020

BMW Australia recorded a 3.2 per cent increase in new vehicle sales in October, despite downward trends caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The luxury carmaker is also leading the way in two different segments, with...

BMW ‘B57S’ M50d quad-turbo diesel production ending in September

Jul 31, 2020

It was sweet while it lasted but it looks like BMW is dropping its impressive 3.0-litre quad-turbo inline-six diesel engine from its range, globally. We saw early signs of this in Australia, with the X7...

BMW reveals sinister X7 Dark Shadow special edition

Jul 24, 2020

Introducing the BMW X7 Dark Shadow edition. The fashionable darkened them seems a perfect fit for the massive and imposing SUV. It’s a bit of a show piece for some new options that are being...

Large luxury SUV sales continue to grow in Australia

Jul 14, 2020

It’s no secret that new car sales overall have been in the doldrums for a while now. As of June there have been 27 continuous months of declining new car sales, when compared with the...

Alpina XB7 now on sale in Australia, arrives Q1 2021

Jun 29, 2020

It debuted just last month but now it’s been confirmed, the Alpina XB7 is available to order in Australia now. First deliveries are set to commence early next year. The XB7 is based on BMW’s...

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BMW ‘30d’ engine adds 48V mild-hybrid tech, more power

Jun 01, 2020

BMW has announced a range of powertrain updates which will roll out from July this year, with 37 model lines set to receive efficiency and performance improvements thanks to the introduction of 48V mild-hybrid technology....

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Alpina XB7 unveiled, fastest 7-seat SUV in the world?

May 20, 2020

BMW tuning brand and manufacturer Alpina has just unveiled its grandest SUV yet. Introducing the 2020 Alpina XB7. It is, rather obviously, based on BMW’s massive X7 seven-seat SUV. More specifically, the XB7 is lightly...

PerformanceDrive’s Top 10 Cars of 2019

Jan 22, 2020

Just as 2020 swings into full stride, we thought we’d take a look back over some of the highlight vehicles of 2019. Think of it as like our ‘car of the year’ awards, with no...

BMW X5, X6, X7 receive Lane Change Assistant in Australia

Dec 19, 2019

BMW Australia has announced an enhanced driver assistant technology called Lane Change Assistant for its X5, X6 and X7 models. The technology helps to boost safety via automatically checking the blind-spot during lane changes. Lane...

Alpina XB7 prototype spotted, sailing around Nurburgring (video)

Oct 26, 2019

Alpina has been spotted testing a prototype version of BMW’s mammoth X7, known as the XB7, out on the Nurburgring to develpo potential engine and suspension tuning underneath. This will be an interesting one as...

Lumma Design gives BMW X7 even more presence

Oct 14, 2019

The mammoth BMW X7 doesn’t really need enhancement to increase its presence on the road. However, that hasn’t stopped renowned tuner Lumma Design from coming up with some custom options. Starting with the visuals, Lumma...