2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 review and pictures

Posted on Monday, 7 December 2009 , 13:12:32 byAngela

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BMW ActiveHybrid 7

German carmaker developed the 2011 BMW ACTIVEHYBRID 7, the most powerful hybrid luxury sedan priced at $103.125. The specialists announced the price during its North American debut at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. Under the hood it hides a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that uses an 8-speed automatic transmission to send the power to the wheels. The model features the auto stop-start system that improves efficiency without interrupted climate control and other features. In terms of standard equipment, the 2011 BMW ACTIVEHYBRID 7 features Alcantara headliner, leather dashboard, rear view camera, comfort access, soft-close doors, automatic trunk-gate closing and it transfers the power to the road through 19-inch wheels and tires. The 2011 BMW ACTIVEHYBRID 7 features some optional elements and packages including: camera package priced at $350, side view cameras, cold weather package priced at $800, luxury rear seating package, BMW Night vision, 20-inch wheels, power rear sunshades, ceramic controls, satellite radio, smart phone integration and a lot more.


The most powerful hybrid luxury sedans will be priced from $103,125

BMW announced pricing today for the 2011 ActiveHybrid 7models during their North American debut at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. BMW`s first hybrid performance/luxury sedans will arrive in showrooms in Spring 2011 with a base MSRP of $103,125 including destination and handling for the ActiveHybrid 7 and $107,025 for the long wheelbase ActiveHybrid 7L.

The BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Sedans feature BMW`s 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and hybrid electric motor. The auto stop-start feature improves efficiency without interrupted climate control and other features. Additional standard equipment includes 19-inch wheels and tires, Alcantara headliner, leather dashboard and ventilated active front seats. The Premium Sound System, Head-up Display and Rear View Camera are also standard on the ActiveHybrid 7 as are Comfort Access, Soft-close doors and Automatic trunkgate closing.

Options and packages include a Camera Package, Driver Assistance Package, BMW Night Vision and Rear Seat Entertainment Package. A Luxury Rear Seating Package is available on the ActiveHybrid 7L. A full list of options to tailor the BMW ActiveHybrid 7 to individual tastes is listed below.

2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 packages and optional equipment:

* Camera Package $350
o Side view cameras
* Cold Weather Package $800
o Heated steering wheel & rear seats
* Driver Assistance Package $1,350
o Automatic high beams, lane departure warning, active blind spot detection
* Rear Seat Entertainment Package $2,200
o Multimedia player and two 8-inch screens
* Luxury Rear Seating Package (750Li only) $3,700
o Rear ventilated, massaging Comfort Seats
* BMW Night Vision $2,600
* 20-inch wheels $1,300
* Power Rear Sunshades $1,000
* Ceramic controls $650
* 6-disc DVD-changer $600
* iPod/USB-Adapter $400
* Satellite radio $350
* Smartphone integration $150