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BMW: First Erlkönig photos of the future 7 Series - a central design element makes you sit up and take notice


BMW is working flat out on the future 7 Series. Now the first photos of the company's flagship have appeared. You could silence critics of the new design language.

BMW is working flat out on the future 7 Series.

Now the first photos of the company's flagship have appeared.

You could silence critics of the new design language.

  • BMW

    plans to present the

    next 7-generation

    of the G70 series

    for 2022


  • The current models have offended many brand fans around the world with their design language.

  • But current

    Erlkönig photos

    indicate that BMW is apparently about to change course.

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Munich - The year 2020 was

not only

a challenge

for die-hard

BMW fans

because of


: When some of the new products from the Munich company were presented, one design feature in particular heated people's minds: the huge new radiator grille.

The elongated "monster kidney" caused


in the

BMW 4 Series

and the

BMW iX electric SUV

- and sparked a debate about the design of future vehicles.

Despite the criticism,

does Adrian van Hooydonk's



to the philosophy of emphasizing the front grille as a controversial feature of his design language?

BMW 7 Series: Design Debate on the G70?

Renderings give an outlook on the new generation

Erlkönig images of

the next 7-generation

BMW G70 are

fueling speculation that the Bavarians will row back a gear with the seventh generation.


impressions taken

by Erlkönig photographer


in a snowy landscape suggest that

van Hooydonk could make

the next generation of the luxury sedan a little more subtle.

The development of the

BMW 7 series successor

is already in full swing in Munich.

There is still some way to go before the market launch, which is why there could still be changes to the design.

But the current Erlkönig photos indicate that the future flagship could have a smaller kidney grille and narrow, square headlights.

What supporters could more rapture: renderings of the Russian car portal


show already unveiled impressions of the new

BMW model

: It is not official, generated at computer images of how the

BMW novelty

could 2022 look as successor to the current generation.

The luxury-class BMW shines with futuristic, stylish light elements and a wider, flatter kidney.

In all likelihood, this concept is less polarizing.

Muscular wheel arches and the elegant silhouette should also generate less headwind for fans loyal to the brand.

BMW kidney polarized - next 7 Series again with a controversial front?

However, opinions on BMW design are divided worldwide.

While the new radiator grille is particularly hot among

BMW fans

in Germany

, Asia seems to have fewer problems with oversized versions of this type of vehicle:

According to reports,



also break new ground under the bonnet of the new 7 Series.

According to this, the group could do without V8 and V12 combustion engines in its flagship in the future.


hybrid units




could be


But a comprehensive realignment of the drive range also contains explosives.

After all, the current diesel-powered 7 series model impresses with its efficiency and moderate fuel consumption - which leads to the question of whether this category really belongs on the sidelines.

Meanwhile, BMW has caused a stir online with the announcement of a new super sports car.

Brand fans in the USA fear that they are looking down the tube.


Source: merkur

All news articles on 2021-01-27

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