A dark-blue 2020 BMW X7 full-size crossover SUV parked on a narrow road passing through grassy hills
Crossover & Midsize

This BMW X7’s Engine Is Too Weak to Haul 7 People

A lack of room often plagues seven-passenger SUVs. Just because a brand says that a vehicle can fit that many people doesn’t mean it’s spacious. The full-size BMW X7 has some issues in the roomy department, but there’s another problem. MotorTrend questions whether a certain 2020 X7 model can do what it says. It’s an …

A BMW X7 is seen during the Vienna Car Show press preview at Messe Wien, as part of Vienna Holiday Fair
Crossover & Midsize

The 2020 BMW X7 M50i Has the Price to Match Its Power

The precision engineering found in the 2020 BMW X7 M50i is what makes this powerful automobile stand out in its class. Luxury vehicles are more competitive than ever, with prices topping $100,000 before adding on the optional packages. Auto manufacturers must find innovative ways to entice potential customers to invest in the purchase of a …

A BMW X7 displayed at the Convention Exhibition during the Motor Show in Tangerang
Crossover & Midsize

Packages Make the 2020 BMW X7 M50i Beyond Expensive

BMW is known for producing vehicles with upscale interiors that provide drivers with plenty of comforts during daily driving. The BMW X7 SUV is already luxurious enough on its own. If you want to make things even fancier, the X7 comes with plenty of extra packages. The BMW X7 M50i includes five different bundles of …

2020 BMW X7 pickup truck side
Trucks & SUVs

The BMW Pickup Truck Concept We Didn’t Know We Wanted

With the popularity of SUVs rising, we’ve seen a surprising number of luxury car manufacturers make their attempts in the market. The Aston Martin DBX and Lamborghini Urus could be great examples of companies branching out of their comfort zone to feel a niche. SUVs aren’t the only vehicles growing in popularity — pickup trucks …

Dark blue 2020 Alpina B7 behind glass, with trees reflecting on the glass
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Alpina: The More Luxurious BMW M Alternative

Although it can make some truly luxurious vehicles, BMW hasn’t always lived up to its reputation. Even the high-performance BMW M cars have sometimes given up something to the competition. And, although that M badge adds speed, that sometimes comes at the cost of daily comfort. Fortunately, just like there are storied Porsche tuners, there …

Trucks & SUVs

This Mercedes SUV Is a Luxury Bus for Families

Luxury SUVs are their own segment of the popular SUV market. They off everything an SUV should be able to do. They can haul a car load of kids to practice, cart the family along the highway for a road trip visit to the grandparents, and head off the pavement for a little camping. This …

BMW X4 luxury crossover SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Trucks & SUVs

How Many SUV Models Does BMW Make?

BMW was one of the first luxury carmakers to embrace the SUV. The BMW X5 was the first, and a long line of performance SUVs followed. All models in the BMW X line are built with a sports car in mind, from the aerodynamics to the near-50/50 weight distribution. BMW now refers to these vehicles as …

2020 BMW X7 pickup truck rear
Trucks & SUVs

BMW Should Really Build a Pickup Truck Already

BMW’s X7 SUV has got the luxury game pretty much locked down. Then again, considering some trims cost close to $200k, it had better. But while the X7 offers 3 rows, comfy seats, and lots of tech, an SUV doesn’t always suit a buyer’s needs. That’s why pickup trucks are popular both in the US …