Besides, the company has introduced a plug-in-hybrid variant of the 7 Series sedan priced at Rs 1.65 crore (petrol) and Rs 2.42 crore (diesel). BMW India said it will locally produce diesel variant of X7 from its Chennai plant while importing the petrol version as a completely built-up unit (CBU).
The new model is the largest sports activity vehicle ever built by BMW. The petrol variant produces 340 horsepower (hp) and accelerates from 0-100 km/hr in just 6.1 seconds. The diesel version produces 265 hp and accelerates from 0-100 km/hr in just seven seconds.
The height of X7 could be increased or decreased by air suspension. Other features include five zone automatic air conditioning. BMW Group India President Hans-Christian Baertelssaid the 7 Series sedan is also being introduced as a plug-in hybrid variant in India for the first time "symbolising BMW's pioneering lead in future mobility".