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    BMW Considering an M7?

    We have learned that BMW is potentially considering an M7. Why? The recent sightings of the Audi S8 testing and the rumor of it getting an uprated version of the RS6's V10 Twin Turbo with over 600 hp have BMW considering the idea.

    BMW already has a V12 Twin Turbo in the 760 which puts out 535 hp and 560 lb-ft of torque using very small turbos. If this motor was mated with the X5/X6 M turbochargers it would result in a devastatingly powerful vehicle which would be more than an answer to the S8 and finally give BMW a direct rival to the S-Class AMG's. Due to the torque, the automatic transmission from the X5 and X6 M would be used. What else is interesting? The M7 would potentially be available in AWD.

    Potential Specs:

    Engine: Turbo V12 with M Twin Scroll Turbo Technology
    Power: 650-700 hp @ 5200 rpm
    Torque: 680-700 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
    Transmission: M Six Speed Sport Automatic Transmisison

    Will it happen? Probably not, such a vehicle would be extremely expensive although this has never stopped Mercedes or Audi. If Audi continues to put pressure on BMW especially by testing the S8 and RS7 with uprated versions of the twin turbo FSI V10, it may push BMW to do it. BMW is more than likely gauging market reaction to such a vehicle. Frankly, it makes more sense than an X5 or X6 M ever did.

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    Wow! Do like!

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    pretty cool
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    Sexy biatch

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    Pretty hot but doubt it would happen. Although, BMW is really not following their own rules any longer so who knows.
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    An M7 does make more sense to me than an X5M or X6M ...

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    I hope they do it, I just hope they recognize that people in that market would be much more interested in a supremely comfortable car with excellent straight line power and decent handling than they would of a more typical M car which would do well around a track and offer more of a balance between power and handling...no one is taking an M7 to a track.

    Even AMGs which are faaar more likely to see highway runs than they are of ever being taken to a track are usually too harsh and uncomfortable for the kinds of people who would be interested in buying them. This generation of AMGs has gotten pretty comfortable but go back a few years and you'll see what I mean.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Remonster Click here to enlarge
    I hope they do it, I just hope they recognize that people in that market would be much more interested in a supremely comfortable car with excellent straight line power and decent handling than they would of a more typical M car which would do well around a track and offer more of a balance between power and handling...no one is taking an M7 to a track.

    Even AMGs which are faaar more likely to see highway runs than they are of ever being taken to a track are usually too harsh and uncomfortable for the kinds of people who would be interested in buying them. This generation of AMGs has gotten pretty comfortable but go back a few years and you'll see what I mean.
    No one is taking an X6 or X5 M to the track so I think they would apply similar principles.
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    The wealthy people who could afford such a vehicle would buy it b/c it's the latest and greatest. Something to talk about at a wine tasting event...LOL
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by switlikbob Click here to enlarge
    The wealthy people who could afford such a vehicle would buy it b/c it's the latest and greatest. Something to talk about at a wine tasting event...LOL
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    WOW that would be incredible...and AWD...need monies

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    I can't really see guys like us buying this car. I mean, it's going to cost more than an ///M3,5,6. As much as it would be cool to have something different, I would take an ///M6 over the 7 all day long.
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    Considering my 2 serious considerations for my next car (F10 M5 or Gran Coupe/6), this is right up my alley..and conceptually, it looks good, to boot.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by switlikbob Click here to enlarge
    I can't really see guys like us buying this car. I mean, it's going to cost more than an ///M3,5,6. As much as it would be cool to have something different, I would take an ///M6 over the 7 all day long.
    This would be going after the S65 AMG market, and likely a much better car.

    The M6 will be where it's at. Most likely my next ride.
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