Known for his films and philanthropy, Sonu Sood is one of the most popular actors in India whose work has gone beyond cinema in recent times. What many people may not know is that the actor is also a gas enthusiast and likes his cars to be luxurious and comfortable. Keeping up with the same, Sood has now added BMW Series 7 to his garage. The 49-year-old shared pictures of his latest ride on Instagram posing next to the car, while also posting what appeared to be a promotional post for the automaker about their upcoming events.
The BMW 7 Series is the automaker’s flagship limousine and one of the most comfortable saloons on sale competing with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi A8 L, Lexus LS 500h, and the like. The actor took home the 740 Li M Sport variant of the 7 Series finished in pure white. This version is priced from $1.42 crore (old gallery), before optional extras begin.
India only has the long-wheelbase variant of the BMW 7 Series, and the 740 Li draws power from a 3.0-liter turbocharged, six-cylinder petrol engine that produces 335 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. 450 Nm maximum torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission that sends power to the rear wheels. The large wheelbase means ample legroom in the rear-seat cabin, while the adaptive air suspension keeps you even more comfortable on bumpy roads.
The BMW 7 Series received a facelift in India in 2019 and the model has remained largely unchanged since. This version has a large kidney grille, redesigned front and rear bumpers, Laser Light headlights and LED taillights around. The most luxurious cabin compartment with electric seats with memory position, massage function for the rear seats, 4-zone air conditioning, entertainment screen, etc. There is also the latest iDrive infotainment system on the saloon.
That said, the new generation of the BMW 7 Series is already globally available in the global market and the model will launch in India sometime next year. Meanwhile, BMW India is set to end the year on a high with the launch of the facelifted X7, updated M340i xDrive, all-new XM hybrid SUV and 2023 S 1000 RR. All models will arrive in the country. on December 10, 2022 and Sonu Sood is likely to attend.
First published date: December 6, 2022, 19:23 PM IST