2009 BMW 7-Series, Now With 400 HP Twin-Turbo V8

The next generation 7-Series has officially arrived, though if you've been paying attention you've already seen the 2009 BMW 7-series » 11/19/08 10:30am 11/19/08 10:30am and therefore know that the design team has gone to great effort to correct the car's awkward-looking posterior. A new twin-turbocharged, direct-injection 4.4-liter V8 manages 400 HP…

Neiman Marcus Edition BMW 7-Series Can Be Yours For Just $160,000

Christmas may be months away, but Neiman Marcus » 10/07/08 4:40pm 10/07/08 4:40pm has just released their holiday shopping catalog — which, of course, means an overpriced limited-edition luxury car has also been revealed. Following on the heels of last year's and 2006's , this year they'll be offering up the new . Oh joy. Just 31 examples will…

First Picture Of New BMW 7-Series Squaring Off Against Mercedes…

This is the first time we've seen the new 2009 BMW 7-Series » 9/19/08 2:45pm 9/19/08 2:45pm posing next to two of its direct rivals, a and a . We're not sure what the photo shoot of the luxury trio was for, but we're assuming it's for a buff book doing a luxury car snooze-fest. Which is good, because then no one will be awake to be horrified by…

2009 BMW 7-Series Spotted During Wet-Weather Testing

After our not-so-pleasant time with the outgoing 2008 BMW 7-Series » 9/15/08 1:40pm 9/15/08 1:40pm, we were sure that the upcoming couldn't possibly be any worse. After all, it doesn't look half bad in the official shots that have leaked out. But now we've got these shots of one testing. This could mean one of two things: Either the Germans are…

2009 BMW 7-Series Sketches Reveal The Slightly More Radical Path Not…

Though there was some speculation that the 2009 BMW 7-Series might be undergoing a radical refresh, the actual 2009 7-Series is a mostly underwhelming update. The rear of the car has been mercifully revised. The rest of the big Bimmer has undergone a more subtle transformation — especially subtle in light of the… » 7/24/08 1:40pm 7/24/08 1:40pm

Garage 419 Debates ZR1 Vs. GT-R, Nurburgring Times Faked?

In the wake of the 2009 Corvette ZR1's record lap of the Nurburgring, some people are arguing whether the claims made manufacturers are legit. Matt Farah over at Garage419 has sources who claim the tires may have been shaved for more grip. But how much do Nurburgring lap times really matter? If you were choosing… » 7/08/08 3:20pm 7/08/08 3:20pm

2009 BMW 7-Series Thinks It's KITT, Has Human-Detecting Night Vision

Although we showed you the new 2009 BMW 7-Series in all of its unofficial glory on Thursday. Well, now we've got the official details from BMW, and we've included the full press release for the new 7-Series after the jump. Sure, focus all you want on the horsepower (407 HP in the 750i and 750Li, 326 HP in the 740i and… » 7/05/08 4:30pm 7/05/08 4:30pm

2009 BMW 7-Series Hits Web A Wee Bit Early

After teasing us with the new 2009 BMW 7-series, BMW's finally revealed the new 7 via an early leak of press photos to the web. After throwing everything at us from a flowbee-equipped mule to the teaser at the German golf outing, they've tossed the next 7-series at us in every way possible but with the kitchen sink.… » 7/03/08 9:20am 7/03/08 9:20am

2009 BMW 7-Series Caught Heading Towards Vegas, So Money

While en route to a swinging bachelor party, AutoFiend's editor came upon a 2009 BMW 7-Series testing along the road to Las Vegas (generally a much happier drive than the ride home). This time the 7-series is mostly uncamouflaged and lacking in the Flowbee package; also, it looks as though someone has squirted a bit… » 6/23/08 1:20pm 6/23/08 1:20pm

2009 BMW 7-Series Flowbee Package Both Sucks And Cuts

Although readers to the site have long known BMW and Flowbee International were working on a partnership, with these spy photos we can finally show you definitive proof. That's right — the new 2009 BMW 7-series sedan will come with an exclusive optional Flowbee package. Yes, although driving and haircuts at the same… » 3/27/08 11:05am 3/27/08 11:05am

2009 BMW 7-series Spotted With Trippy Paint Job

Last we saw a 2009 BMW 7-Series prototype, it had the typical plastic body cladding, missing decals and blacked-out everything. This time, the lads at World Car Fans managed to get their hands on the new 7-series done up in perhaps the most creative camouflage we've yet seen (though we have to wonder if this is the… » 12/10/07 11:45am 12/10/07 11:45am