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Shahid Kapoor test drives the BMW X7 luxury SUV

Shahid Kapoor is one of the most versatile actors of the Bollywood industry. He recently came into the spotlight for Kabir Singh. The famous actor was recently spotted taking a test drive of the BMW X7 which is the flagship SUV that BMW offers. The X7 that he drove was white in colour and costs Rs. 93 lakhs ex-showroom. The superstar already has a lot of many vehicles. He has a Mercedes-AMG S400, Range Rover Vogue, Jaguar XKR-S, Harley-Davidson Fat Boy, Yamaha MT 01 and a lot more.

Now, speaking about the X7 itself. BMW offers the luxury SUV in four variants. There is the base DPE, DPE Signature, 40i M Sport and the M50d which is the top-end variant. The M50d costs a whopping Rs. 1.65 Crores ex-showroom. The DPE and the DPE Signature is offered with a 3.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine. It is capable of producing 265 PS of max power and a peak torque output of a massive 620 Nm. The 40i M Sport is powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine that produces 340 PS of max power and a peak torque output of 450 Nm. Then there is the top of the line M50d which is powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine that produces a max power output of 400 PS of max power and a peak torque output of an astounding 760 Nm. All the engines come mated to an automatic transmission with paddle shifters. The SUV comes with BMW’s Drive system as standard which is essentially a four-wheel-drive system.

BMW offers different ride modes, namely Eco Pro, Comfort, Sport and Adaptive. The SUV gets air suspension as standard to improve the ride quality. The air suspension can also increase or decrease the ride height. The lower variant of the SUV gets Adaptive LED headlights while the higher variants get BMW’s Laserlights as standard. You can get up to 5-zone climate control, cruise control with braking and soft-close function for the doors.

There is a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster that is customizable, which BMW calls Live Cockpit Professional. The instrument cluster can show you maps, different widgets and other information too. The touchscreen infotainment system comes with Apple CarPlay, gesture controls, navigation and is connected to Harman Kardon surround speaker system. The rear occupants also get screens that are tiltable and can play full HD resolution via Blu-ray drive. The SUV comes with an active cruise control system with a stop and go function. There is also a rearview camera along with a 360-degree panoramic camera which can show you the SUV from outside.

With the SUV you also get BMW digital key which comes with a touchscreen. Through this key, you can control various functions of the car without getting inside. Then there is the panoramic glass sunroof that lets in a lot of light into the cabin. The X7 comes with a two-part tailgate so can also go for tailgating with your SUV. The interior of the X7 feels very luxurious and it also comes with ambient lighting.

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