When BMW unveiled their first M Performance 7 Series – the M760Li xDrive – the company announced a power output of 600 horsepower and a standard sprint of 3.9 seconds. But at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, BMW has announced revised figures.
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The 2016 BMW M760Li xDrive now makes 610 horsepower, more than the Audi S8 Plus and the ALPINA B7 BiTurbo. The standard sprint from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) was also revised from 3.9 to 3.7 seconds.
The BMW M760Li xDrive comes with a variety of changes over the standard 7 Series, chief of which is the mighty 6.6 liter TwinPower turbocharged V12. All of the power and torque is sent through the familiar ZF-sourced eight-speed automatic, though it has an M-specific tune to it to make shifts slightly more aggressive. Driving the wheels will be BMW’s xDrive system, which has been tuned by BMW M as well, for sporting performance.
The M760Li’s top speed is a governed 155 mph but, with the M Driver’s Package that top speed bumps up to 189 mph. Those kind of performance figures put the M760Li in BMW M4 territory.