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Old 16th January 2009, 22:37   #1
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Default BMW launches new 7 series in BMW studio, Janpath, Delhi

it was launched just 2 hours back, car is on display from tomorrow onwards.

till 22nd, only those who have official invitations are allowed.

no pics of the car were allowed inside.
price and specs unknown, but expecting 740 li, 750 li, 730 ld in india.

2 pics outside the launch zone:
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Old 16th January 2009, 22:55   #2
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it was launched just 2 hours back, car is on display from tomorrow onwards.

till 22nd, only those who have official invitations are allowed.

no pics of the car were allowed inside.
price and specs unknown, but expecting 740 li, 750 li, 730 ld in india.

2 pics outside the launch zone:

Looks like this is the first time you came back empty handed. Thanks for the headsup though.
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Old 17th January 2009, 12:43   #3
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WOW! The new 7 Series is just so good looking, the bangled previous gen was in dire need of a replacement and BMW India has wasted no time. The new 7 is just so clean, proportionate & timeless in pictures....I can only imagine how it looks on Indian roads. BMW will pull all cards to emulate the success of the S-Class.
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WOW! The new 7 Series is just so good looking, the bangled previous gen was in dire need of a replacement and BMW India has wasted no time. The new 7 is just so clean, proportionate & timeless in pictures....I can only imagine how it looks on Indian roads. BMW will pull all cards to emulate the success of the S-Class.
where do you see it ? I cant find it in picture
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I think they are not going to assemble the 7 like they do assemble the 3 series. It would be a CBU, but BMW can prove me wrong.
The new 7 series is good, no doubt, but overall it lacks the presence the present design Audis or Mercs have. This is just what I observed.

What remains to be seen how is Merc going to react. Their S-class is yet to get more engine options in India.
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Officially Official: 2009 BMW 7 Series - Autoblog
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The rear is also very good of the new 7 series coded F01. The front is lot more aggressive, and looks very mean! a proper beast it is now.

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i liked the old-gen 7 much more...the new one has lost all the aggression Beemers are known for..the grille is too big..and the lines have softened..this is an audi not a beemer..sad..bangle rocked!!
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But I wonder why the secrecy? The new 7 has been in the foreign markets for some time, and various Indian magazines have already published the pics and driving reports of it.
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For some reason i like the looks of the current 7 series over the new one. The current version has that mean, aggressive look to it.
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The old 7 series was I think a better looking car.As someone pointed out the grill is too big.Also the famous or infamous bangle butt was better then this new models rather shapeless lines.
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Can't say I like the look of the new 7 series, and yes, +1 to the "grille is too big" thought!
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Err umm I too find the old one better looking than the new one.
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It is being launched in Bombay on the 31st.
I for one also like the old one, like the older E class(W211) actually better than the yet to arrive (W212)
If one sees carefully, the lines o fthe new 7 series are very similar to the older one. I find them quite similar. This one does away with a lot of gimmicky stuff like the electronic gear shift lever (cheekily also adapted by the S Class)
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are they offering both the i and the il or it only the LWB?

I like the front end of the new one and the rear of the type2 old E65
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