Xcellent news: BMW upgrades its ‘7 Series on stilts’, but without a hybrid option

BMW is updating its X7 SUV just three years after its introduction, as it’s a key money-spinner for the German marque

The new BMW X7 xDrive40i: prices start from €150,994

At the introduction of the updated BMW X7 in the US late last month, the company openly admitted that one of the driving forces behind such a significant overhaul of its largest SUV, just three years after it was first introduced, was profitability. In short, it makes a lot of money out of this car, and it wants to keep that going.

The location of the international media drives for the new model should be ...