Rumor: BMW to offer an M760i with a V12 engine?

Rumors | December 15th, 2015 by 8
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The rumormill churns out that BMW is preparing an M Performance Automobile based on the new generation 7 Series. Dubbed BMW M760i, the rumored high-performance …

The rumormill churns out that BMW is preparing an M Performance Automobile based on the new generation 7 Series. Dubbed BMW M760i, the rumored high-performance 7er – if it comes to market – will likely feature a V12 engine.

F01/F02 7 Series had the 760Li running with a 6.0-liter V12 all-aluminum engine with Twin-Turbo Technology producing 535 horsepower and 550 lb-ft of torque. But for the new G11/G12 760Li BMW seems to have different plans. Sources say BMW might offer two 760i models, both with the V12 6.6 liters engine from the Rolls Royce Ghost and Wraith.

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One is likely to produce a smaller power output – the standard engine delivers 624 horsepower while the 760Li will output at most 600 horsepower. In that case, the M760i will have a higher power delivery, likely at the same level as the Ghost and Wraith.

BMW will pair the engine with an eight-speed automatic gearbox.

The M760i will also visually distinguish itself from the rest of the lineup, so we expect to see a revised front fascia with a bit more chrome inserts and a sportier look.

BMW will launch the 760i and/or M760i in 2016.

8 responses to “Rumor: BMW to offer an M760i with a V12 engine?”

  1. Reino-five-five-oh says:

    I think V12’s are heading off into the sunset. They were a great novelty in the classic Ferraris (and don’t forget the wonderful 850i), but these days you can get the same power out of a V8 with far less complexity.

  2. james braselton says:

    hi there your wrong bergoti has a v16 i can not wait for a bmw with 2 v16 3,300 hp each fuled buy hydrogen hillum 3 plasma anti matter cold fussion reator fule ecoy 240,000 miles per gallon on 42 gallons of fule you can drive from earth too mars non stop at 186 miles per hour talking extream eco freindle with speed and lots of horse power soo range 360,000,000 miles per tank fule thats 360 million miles

  3. Linda Rose Castellucci says:

    I have a 2006 760Li.. It has given me nothing but grief since I purchased it from Bob Smith BMW Calabasas. I have nothing good to say other then…’buyer beware’!

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