With the introduction of M50d trim, the total variants of the BMW flagship SUV have now increased to 4.
BMW India has silently launched the M50d variant of X7. It is priced in India at Rs. 1.63 Cr (Ex Showroom Price). This new trim sits at the top of the range for the SUV and now the variant list of X7 includes 30d DPE, 30d DPE Signature, 40i M Sport and M50d.
|BMW X7 Variants||Price (Ex Showroom)|
|30d DPE||Rs. 92.5 Lakhs|
|30d DPE Signature||Rs. 1.02 Cr|
|40i M Sport||Rs. 1.07 Cr|
|M50d||Rs. 1.63 Cr|
What is the M50d variant all about?
BMW X7 M50d variant is the most expensive trim of the lineup and the great difference between 40i M Sport and M50d is also as the lower trims are locally assembled at BMW’s plant in the country while the newly introduced trim is brought in as CBU.
It gets M Sport package includes M steering wheel, M Sport exhaust, M Sport brakes and makes more use of glossy black elements rather than chrome trims.
What are the specifications of X7 M50d?
The dimensions remains unchanged and are similar to the other variants. Is is 5.1 m long, 2 m wide and 1.8 m tall. Wheelbase is 3.1 m while the boot carrying capacity is 326 litres. Ground clearance is 221 mm which can be raised upto 40 mm thanks to air suspension.
|BMW X7 Dimensions|
|Boot Space||326 L (expandable upto 2120 L)|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||80 L|
|Ground Clearance||221 mm – 261 mm|
|Turning Radius||6.5 m|
Which engine powers the M50d?
Under the hood of M50d, BMW has provided 3.0 litre 6 cylinder TwinPower Turbo diesel engine which is tuned to generate 395 BHP and massive 760 NM of peak torque. It is paired to 8 speed Steptronic automatic gearbox which does 0-100 mph in just 5.4 seconds and max speed is set at 250 kmph.
|X7 M50d Specs|
|Engine||3.0 L 6 Cylinder TwinPower Turbo Diesel|
|Power||395 BHP @ 4400 RPM|
|Torque||760 NM @ 2000 – 3000 RPM|
|Transmission||8 Speed Steptronic Automatic|
|Drive Modes||Eco Pro, Comfort, Sport, Adaptive|
|Launch Control Functiion||Yes|
|Fuel efficiency||12.04 kmpl|
|0-100 kmph||5.4 seconds|
|Top Speed||250 kmph|
What features does M50d offers?
Top features on offer for the X7 M50d are Adaptive LED headlamps, Panoramic sunroof, 6 colour ambient lighting, powered tailgate, 4 zone auto ac, heated front seats, 12.3” digital instrument cluster, 12.3” infotainment system with gesture control, wireless apple CarPlay, air suspension, 21” M light alloys. Harman Kardon 464 W Sound system is on offer with 16 speakers.
On the safety list, equipments includes LED fog lamps, Hill descent control, front and rear parking sensors with reverse parking camera, electric parking brake, 7 airbags, ISOFIX child seat mounts.
Which colour options are available in M50d?
X7 M50d 2020 is available in a total of six exterior paints – Alpine White, Mineral White (Metallic), Phytonic Blue (Metallic), Black Sapphire (Metallic), Arctic Grey Brilliant Effect (Metallic) and Carbon Black (Metallic).
What accessories / optional features are there for M50d?
Apart from these long list of features, you can get your three row BMW SUV loaded with more high tech features after paying certain cost. Here is a list of optional features of X7 M50d:
- BMW Laserlight
- 22-inch alloys
- Ambient Air Package
- Sky lounge panoramic sunroof
- 5 zone automatic ac
- Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function
- Seat Ventilation in the front seats
- BMW Head-Up Display
- Soft close function for doors
- Bowers & Wilkins Diamond surround sound system (1500W, 20 speakers)
- BMW Night Vision with person recognition
- 360 degree camera
- Tanzanite Blue (Metallic)
- Ametrine (Metallic)
Which Cars does the BMW X7 compete with?
BMW X7 has a direct rival in the form of Mercedes Benz GLS which is due for a generation update scheduled to launch in India on June 17. Other competitors includes Porsche Cayenne and Range Rover Sport.