BMW Pays Tribute to the E32 7 Series

BMW E32 7 Series Explained 1 photo
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26 years ago BMW took the first step towards becoming a real premium brand, with the second-generation 7 Series, codenamed E32. Along with this new model, the 7 Series received its first V8 and V12 engines in its history.
It was around this time that the 7er also went LWB, with the 750iL model (fitted with a 300 HP and 450 Nm M70 5-liter V12) and the 767iL, an experiment that used a V16 engine.

Apart from those rarities, the most common models also received impressive technologies both on board and under the bonnet. Inside the cabin, you could benefit from the advantages of a telephone, fax machine and a wine cooler, while on the outside, the car was kept on track by traction control.

The design was also revolutionary and it was the first time when BMW used the L-shaped taillights on a car, therefore increasing safety for the people behind the car, by using bigger lamps.

For the walk down memory lane, BMW went to Hans Kerschbaum, the man responsible for the E32's design and aerodynamics.

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