The BMW 7-Series is an hermetically sealed, double-glazed real-world repellent. It’s also one of those cars in which very important and often rather scary decisions are made. Politicians, bureaucrats, bankers, industrialists and nefarious Third World despots generally go about their business by German limo, combining embassy gravitas with a determined amount of below-radar discretion.
Words: Jason Barlow
Pics: Justin Leighton
This feature first appeared in the October 2012 issue of Top Gear magazine