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Old 04-12-2018, 08:51 PM
ocn75 ocn75 is offline
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Old 04-12-2018, 09:54 PM
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I don't know if you can slice a full-size luxury SUV into many other shapes. General shape looks a lot like a Land Cruiser or MB GLS, so I assume this will sell like hotcakes.

We shall see if BMW's usual spartan-ish interiors will work on the luxury SUV crowd....
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Old 04-13-2018, 02:23 AM
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Bye bye 7 Series. This will be BMW's pinnacle luxury model. It's going to sell VERY well.
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Old 04-13-2018, 07:36 AM
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Originally Posted by paranoidgarliclover View Post
We shall see if BMW's usual spartan-ish interiors will work on the luxury SUV crowd....
I agree, the usual driver focused interior works well in a 3 series or similar, even - to a certain level - in the 5 series, even if that is not longer primarily a driver's car. But in the 7 series it IMO has no sytle anymore, loosing to both the luxurious, finely detailed atmosphere of a an S-Class nor Lexus or the cold tech atmosphere of the Audi A8. It looks no more expensive than a Genesis or Kia K900 inside, as it has the "regular car made expensive feel". Likely, this will have similar issues.

I also think this will mostly kill 7 series sales (and better equipped 5 series), probably some Q7 and GLS customers as well (though that is in severe need of a refresh as well IMO), I doubt that those who want a Range Rover will really cross shop much (probably a Bentyaga at the top end), and the typical Land Cruiser customer also likely wants either the off-road abilities or Toyota reliability, because as a luxury vehicle there are much better solutions out there.

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