The 7 series E23 was the first BMW luxury executive sedan, launched for replacing E3 large sedan models. The E23 was produced for ten years and was replaced by the 7 series E32 in 1986.
The 7 series E23 was very sophisticated and technologically advanced for their time. The E23 were the first BMWs with 'check control' system fault indicators, also it had complex climate control system, on-board computer, ABS. Later this features became standard on 7 series.
In 1983 BMW has restyled 7 series with updated 'nose' with the front 'kidney grilles', spoiler and bumpers, dashboard and instrument panels.