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BMW 7 Series F01 / F02 LCI

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Product Overview

BMW 7 Series F01 LCI is the facelifted version of the F01 full-size luxury sedan in production from 2012 to 2015. It is available with a range of I6, V8, and V12 engines that displaced 3.0 to 6.0 liters. The long-wheelbase version of the F01 is codenamed F02.
The facelift was mostly cosmetic, and many would argue that the vehicle became less elegant and more generic.
Drivetrain-wise, the N55 replaced the N54, which proved to be one of the bad I6 engines from BMW in the last few decades. The N63 V8 was upgraded to N63TU, which is supposedly more reliable.
Otherwise, BMW has made a good effort in aerodynamics, with a decent 0.28 coefficient of drag to show for it.
Drivers who appreciate handling will be pleased to know that the F01 7 Series comes with double-wishbone + multi-link suspension setup for better handling than previous 7s.


What we found

Neofiliac score 90%
  • Double-wishbone + multi-link suspension setup
  • Improved I6 and V8 engines
  • Good N74 V12
  • Down to 4.6s 0-100kph time
  • Up to 544hp of power and 750Nm of torque
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Less elegant than the pre-facelift model
  • Filled with gimmicks

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730d xDrive
740d xDrive
740Li xDrive
750d xDrive
750i xDrive
750Ld xDrive
750Li xDrive
ActiveHybrid 7
ActiveHybrid 7L

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