Filed under: Aftermarket
Take one BMW 7 Series
, hand it over to Germany's TuningWerk, ask for the second-stage tune that the company characterizes as "a little revitalization," and the sedan you get back will top out at 720 horsepower, 803 pound-feet and 217 miles per hour.
The super stormer gets bigger, lighter brakes, a new sound system, a sport exhaust, and a weight-loss totaling 264 pounds, The eight-speed transmission is swapped for a beefier unit with either five or six speeds. It all makes getting from zero to 62 mph a minor inconvenience, taking but 3.5 seconds.
If all that's too much - and at €198,000 ($274,982 U.S.) it may be - you can hold steady at the Stage One tune that raises the game to "just" 530 hp and 546 lb-ft. There's more info in the presser after the jump.Continue reading This is what a 217-mph BMW 7 Series looks like
This is what a 217-mph BMW 7 Series looks like
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