The guys over at Arab GT had the opportunity to do a sprint test with the brand new 2016 BMW 7-Series in the top-spec 750i xDrive specification.

The guys over at Arab GT had the opportunity to do a sprint test with the brand new 2016 BMW 7-Series in the top-spec 750i xDrive specification.

Starting at €107,500 in Germany, the 750i is the second most expensive version of the new 7-Series and comes exclusively with an xDrive all-wheel drive arrangement. It's only topped by the long wheelbase version and for this serious chunk of money BMW will reward you with a 1,945 kg full-size luxury sedan that needs just 4.4 seconds to run the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) task thanks to a significant weight loss and a beefy 4.4-liter TwinPower Turbo V8 producing 450 PS (330 kW) and 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) of torque.

Power transfer is done through an eight-speed automatic gearbox which is linked to the car's satellite navigation system and based on the data received it automatically adapts to the driving conditions and the route. In this on-board video we get to see the car's acceleration performance which is very impressive taking into account its sheer size and weight. It's interesting the digital speedometer goes all the way up to 259 km/h (161 mph) when BMW limits the car to 250 km/h, but most like the vehicle's real top speed was indeed 250 km/h (155 mph).

This is the closest thing to an M7 and it will remain this way as BMW director of product planning Paul Ferraiolo has already announced there won't be a fully-fledged M7. He also mentioned those who want even more oomph are invited to give Alpina a call about their upcoming B7 which could be unveiled next week at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Special thanks go to Osama for sending us the tip!