Blog: Dave LeggettBMW 7

Dave Leggett | 12 November 2008

I'm out to a drive event for the new BMW 7 Series tomorrow. That's some vehicle to be going to the market with right now. It looks a lot like the old one, the Bangle dial turned down a tad. Is iDrive easier to use? I hope so. But however good the car is, I wonder what the volume outlook for it looks like. The UK market could be tricky, along with some others, company directors and the like feeling the pinch and tightening belts.

But BMW has managed to make it lighter, greener and still more powerful than the one it replaces. That's not a bad achievement is it? What say you Mercedes?

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