BMW 7-Series driven in Russia
The land of carjacking and caviar. Where better to drive the new 7? Er...
Posted: 23 Oct 2012
The boatyard is basically row upon row of improvised steel and chipboard shacks, clinging to a series of swampy little inlets, a kind of nautical equivalent of a dodgy-looking East End lock-up. This impression is under-scored by the arrival of a senior police officer in a Bangle-era 7-Series who stops at the far end, has a conversation with a couple of thick-set-looking dudes, then leaves in a hurry. Elsewhere, a couple of old men sway along unsteadily before toppling over onto a grass verge in a vodka-suffused haze. "I love Russia!" our host, called Alexander, says.