Test drive: The BMW SUV that thinks it’s a limo

While its performance and dimensions are impressive, the X7 is above all a luxury car which just happens to have an upright body

30th May, 2021
Test drive: The BMW SUV that thinks it’s a limo
The BMW X7 is far more than just a taller 7 Series

At the time of writing, the X7 is BMW’s largest SUV. And it’s no accident that its honorific links it with the BMW 7 Series, the company’s big luxury limousine. The X7 is, effectively, a 7 Series in SUV format.

Casual observers – myself included – have already denounced the sheer size and almost vulgar styling of the X7, but after spending a few days and more than 800 kilometres at...

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