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 7 still convincingly smothers the city, and we head to Kronstadt on the A118 motorway, an incredible piece of civil engineering suspended over the Baltic. Kronstadt was once the most heavily fortified island in the world, a supreme bulwark against naval incursions, before the sailors eventually turned mutinous in 1921. Islanders, eh? Our pearlescent white 750i prowls around its streets in the way only big German saloons can, an utterly incongruous presence in a garrison that was once one of the key strategic bases of the awesome Russian Baltic Fleet.