BMWs full-size flagship executive sedan. Typically, most of the BMW auto parts innovations and
are introduced in the vaunted 7 series.
It has been deemed a "sports car at the helm and a limousine
in the rear".
Numerous BMW parts that have been landmark and breakthrough technologies that would influence the entire automotive industry
have premiered on the 7 series.
For example, the groundbreaking and controversial electronic controller iDrive- "I drive", or the worlds first Hydrogen
powered production vehicle, have all debuted in the 7 series. The 7-Series Hydrogen, the worlds first luxury performance sedan
with hydrogen drive, is fueled by liquid hydrogen and releases only water vapor. Since the infrastructure for refueling a
hydrogen internal combustion engine does not currently exist, the V12 engine also runs on gasoline, enabled via a push button system.
Numerous engines power the 7 series worldwide. BMW offers diesel, straight 6, V8 and V12 motors, as well as the Alpina tuned
supercharged V8. Additionally, the 760Li is also made in a bulletproof version.