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2018 BMW M760i

When BMW is mentioned in conversation, there is the immediate assumption of luxury, fine craftsmanship and power. The 2018 M760i is the epitome of that trio of descriptions, plus numerous package options to further separate itself from virtually every other automobile on the road.

Along with its designation in the esteemed 7-Series—the largest segment of Bavarian automaker’s trims—is its 6.6-liter, twin-turbocharged V12 heart that literally makes the M760i blur past competitors. The 601 horses deliver a surging 590 lb-ft of torque under the hood, resulting in reaching 60 miles per hour in an astounding 3.6 seconds. However, the consequence of this muscle-flexing engine is the combined 16 miles per gallon.

With all its brawn, the M760i is still graciously responsive regardless of its lengthy wheelbase, thanks to its state-of-the-art adaptive air suspension for a cloud-like ride and seamless eight-speed automatic transmission. Operators will also appreciate operating the signature iDrive 6.0 system with Gesture Control 16-speaker Harman Kardon sound system; plush leather interior with a sextet of color variations under the Individual Composition Package; 20-way power seats; and mind-easing rearview camera and parking alerts. (The optional Driving Assistance Plus Package complete with adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation, blind spot monitoring and automatic braking are highly suggested to further protect the investment.)

Notably, due to the available pampering in the second row, this automobile seems just as ideal for passengers—especially for those who desire a chauffeur. The four-zone climate control and panoramic sunroof are certainly comforting standards, but the Luxury Rear Seating Package (massaging seats, heated armrests, and touchscreens); and Luxury Rear Seating Package boasting a reclining seat with footrest, enhanced visual entertainment, and a center console, makes the 2018 M760i comparable to a private jet.

Ultimately, the starting price tag of this highly anticipated luxury flagship guarantees a happy 2018 for those in the affluent market that it directly targets. Further embellishing the M760i with the array of optional packages will make owners reach royalty levels!