The X7 is the new flagship of BMW’s X range, and a giant at 5,151mm long, 2,000mm wide and 1,805mm tall, with a wheelbase of 3,105mm. The chassis features a double-wishbone front axle and a five-link rear axle, with ride comfort further enhanced by its two-axle air suspension with automatic self-levelling. Integral active steering is available as an option, as is ‘Executive Drive Pro’, which adds active roll stabilization. The top model, the X7 M50d, features the M Sport differential, 22in light-alloy wheels and a model-specific chassis set-up.
Adam divides his time as an editor between the worlds of aviation and motoring. These worlds may seem a little diverse today, but autonomous technology and future urban mobility is bringing them ever-closer. Adam is also chairman of the Vehicle Dynamics International Awards.