Under the skin
WHAT IS IT? BMW7 Series WHYTHE FUSS? BMW’s response to new S-Class WHEN’S IT HERE? 2015 HOWMUCH? About $200,000 BMWis going flat-out on its response to the new S-Class that takes over at the top of the Mercedes-Benz line-up this year. The next 7 Series, expected late in 2015, promises everything from a bigger, but lighter, body to a plug-in hybrid model. One thing’s certain: the lushness factor will need to be increased significantly to match the Merc.