BMW's flagship 7 Series will be updated for the 2010 model year with two all-wheel drive variants on the 750i and long wheelbase 750Li. In line with BMW's naming scheme, the new models will be known as the 750i xDrive and the 750Li xDrive.
The 7 Series xDrive models' all-wheel drive-system will be tuned for an emphasis on performance. Specifically, the system will identify and limit understeer and maintain neutral handling with a combination of torque shifting (up to 80 percent to the rear axle), throttle control, and rear-corner braking.
According to BMW, the "enhancements to xDrive … Read more