BMW is set to let slip a new luxury flagship later this month at the Beijing motor show heading in a different direction while many car makers in the world follows the downscaling trend with smaller cars. BMW will announce a BMW 9 series limousine in Beijing to compete with the Bentley’s Flying Spur and the Mercedes-Benz’ forthcoming S-Class Maybach Less than a week after BMW confirmed it will add a larger X7 to its range of SUVs.
It is reported that the BMW 9 series will copy styling hints from the wonderful Gran Lusso concept it shown the glitzy classic car show taken place on the coast of Lake Como in Italy ahead of Concorso D’Elegance Ville d’Este last year and is being developed to entreaty to the ultra-rich in developing markets including Russia and China. An extravagantly appointed four-door sedan is probable to be the production version, but there is possibility that the BMW will resuscitate its 8-Series model with the Gran Lusso similar look coupe version.
The next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom probably will lend its technology and components to the BMW 9 series that is expected to be revealed in 2016. This means the new car will get V8 or V12 twin-turbo engines while a plug-in hybrid variant might also come into the lineups. Lenore Fletcher, corporate communications manager of BMW Australia could not yet ratify it has advanced any further than the Gran Lusso concept but he set to drive the indication of a flagship above the current BMW 7-Series has been heavily debated within the German car company in recent years. Whether the car will really come or not, certain markets around the world where customer call for these type of cars is growing. But it seems consumers have to wait longer until this car arrives as the information is limited.