Added 23rd October, 2015
, updated 22nd October, 2015
By Car & Driving
BMW of course didn’t really build this Active Hybrid7 model for European buyers, people more likely to be swayed by the merits of diesel power. But that doesn’t mean such a customer couldn’t find this a rewarding choice as a used car. Being able to sprint to sixty two mph in under 6s in a super luxury saloon capable of over 40mpg has a strong appeal. As does being able to cruise around town on silent electric-only power.
Ultimately though, you’re going to be buying this car if you really must have the most driver-orientated luxury hybrid saloon from the 2012 to 2015 era. Or even more simply, the most technically advanced and arguably most desirable 7 series that BMW made in that time. If that’s the case, you’ll be an unusual customer of course. But if you’re one of those people, then you probably didn’t get to where you are in life by taking the usual path. This car’s different. If you are too, then you may just like it very much indeed.