2011 720HP BMW 7 -Series Long Version by TUNINGWERK review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 18 October 2011 , 13:10:40 byEmil

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720HP BMW 7 -Series Long Version by TUNINGWERK

The 2011 720 HP BMW 7-Series Long Version by Tuningwerk proves that comfort and convenience go hand in hand, being an undoubted leader of its segment, even though it is a Long Version. The engineers from the tuning company obtained an engine power available in two amplifier stages, featuring almost breathtaking power specifications, delivering 720 HP and 1,090 Nm of peak torque. The 0-100 km/h sprint is covered in only 3.5 seconds, while the top speed is governed at 350 km/h. The engine is paired to a five- or six-speed sport automatic transmission and 70 kg are saved by the special carbonceramic brake system which integrates 396 mm ceramic brake disks for the front axle and only slightly smaller ones for the back axle. However, the lightweight design sports exhaust system was an important factor in achieving the weight reduction. The eye-catching car model is priced at 198,000 Euros. There is a small-scale power increase available and it is embodied by 530 HP, 740 Nm of torque, a maximum speed of 310 km/h, 4.2 seconds necessary to reach the 0-100 km/h acceelration and a price of 169,800 Euros.

WHEN COMFORT AND PERFORMANCE GO HAND IN HAND
BMW NR 7s Long Version with 720 HP



There is no doubt that 7 Series is the BMW absolute and unconditional leader, even when it comes in the Long Version. Needless to say, when the Bavarian-based TUNINGWERK company from Puchheim in Munich area tries its hand at this supercar, we can most definitely say it is a very special event.


Engine power ? that is, in two power amplifier stages ? is a top priority for this well-established blue-and-white bannered "tuning smithery". We are talking here first and foremost about greater power augmentation. After a little revitalization at TUNINGWERK the 7 Series is going by the NR 7s nickname and features almost breathtaking power specifications. Quite obviously, that this upgrade was aimed at building up horsepower. It produces 720 BHP with the maximum torque of 1,090 Nm. The flat-out is reached at 350 km/hr as well as the really "smooth" acceleration from 0 to 100 km/hr in just 3.5 seconds with the weight of roughly 2 tons seem very convincing.


Equipped with a 5- or 6-gear sport automatic transmission, the unique CarbonCeramic brake system featuring 396 mm ceramic brake disks for the front axle and only slightly smaller ones for the back axle saves about 70 kg revolving mass in a streamlined teamwork with wheel disks and tyres. TUNINGWERK shook off another 50 kg (totalof 120 kg) without compromising the absolutely fully equipped Fonds Entertainment System! The weight reduction was achieved by means of the lightweight design sports exhaust system, as well as CarbonHybrid car front and body sills. With the gas tank only half full the Long Version F02 weighs 2,030 kg and will cost its proud owner 198,000 euros.


The "small-scale" power augmentation will also make sense bringing forward such advantages as 530 HP with maximum torque of 740 Nm, maximum speed of 310 km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds. The vehicle costs 169,800 euros with a 6-gear sport automatic transmission (also available with all-wheel drive) and a HighPerformance steel brake system.


You'll be drooling when you browse through technical highlights of NR 7s. As Oscar Wilde said, I am always satisfied with the best.


Photos: TUNINGWERK UG