Beemer with the X factor

The BMW X7 has 450Nm of creamy torque available from 1,500rpm. With a 3.1m wheelbase, the BMW X7 accommodates three rows of seats. Unlike most three-row cars, it has a decent amount of stowage even when all seats are in use.
With a 3.1m wheelbase, the BMW X7 accommodates three rows of seats. Unlike most three-row cars, it has a decent amount of stowage even when all seats are in use.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
The BMW X7 has 450Nm of creamy torque available from 1,500rpm. With a 3.1m wheelbase, the BMW X7 accommodates three rows of seats. Unlike most three-row cars, it has a decent amount of stowage even when all seats are in use.
The BMW X7 has 450Nm of creamy torque available from 1,500rpm.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
With a 3.1m wheelbase, the BMW X7 accommodates three rows of seats. Unlike most three-row cars, it has a decent amount of stowage even when all seats are in use.
With a 3.1m wheelbase, the BMW X7 accommodates three rows of seats. Unlike most three-row cars, it has a decent amount of stowage even when all seats are in use.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

The new X7 is the biggest car in BMW's stable, but moves with the agility of smaller models

Faith will move mountains, but if that is in short supply, try BMW's 3-litre inline-six engine.

Strapped to the new X7, the turbocharged lump moves the mountain of a car with such effortlessness, it almost beggars belief.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 10, 2019, with the headline 'Beemer with the X factor'. Print Edition | Subscribe