This very smart car is a funhouse of automotive technology. But does any of it make driving easier?
By Lawrence Ulrich
Posted 05.12.2009 at 12:40 pm 6 Comments
When even an $18,000 Honda offers a navigation system, an $81,000 luxury sedan has to work harder to impress. For BMW’s 7-Series, the techno lures include computer-enhanced performance from the twin-turbocharged V8 and enough gizmos to equip the cockpit of the Starship Enterprise. We spent more than 1,000 miles testing and grading the 750i.
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