BMW's flagship seven-seater SUV, the X7, is coming to South Africa in March 2019. It will be available in two models: a M50d and an xDrive30d.
The automaker's local website has prices of the duo: R1 562 849 for the xDrive30d and R1 862 308 for the flagship M50d.
A 3.0-litre turbodiesel engine with two outputs powers the xDrive30d (195kW and 620Nm) and in the M50d the power is rated at 294kW and 760Nm.
Production will take place BMW's Spartanburg factory in South Carolina. It measures in at 5.1m in length, 2m wide and 1.8m tall, it is the brands largest X model thus far.
The X7 boasts generous interior space across three rows of seats with seven seats presented as standard while the middle row can be specified with two individual comfort seats as an option.
All seats are electrically adjustable and covered in Vernasca leather trim as standard. Boot capacity can be expanded from 326 litres to a maximum of 2120 litres.