Review: BMW 7 Series (2002 – 2009)
Brisk or rapid performance, depending on model. Handles well. Looks improve with familiarity.
The iDrive control system takes a lot of learning. Ride on big wheels with low profile tyres is un-limo-like.
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Worldwide recall of 489,000 BMW cars with six-cylinder 3.0 litre petrol engines of which less than 3,000 are in the UK. These are: N51 (1991-1995), N52 (from 2005) and the N55 6-cylinder petrol turbo... Read more
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BMW 7 Series (2002 – 2009): At A Glance
- On average it achieves 101% of the official MPG figure
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