BMW confirmed if it is not planning to build a 7 Series with electric propulsion. BMW's Head of Research and Development, Klaus FROLICH, said that if the BMW 7 Series version of the electric car will not be realized because of the weight and the lack of consumer demand. Reports say if BMW still focused on developing hydrogen-powered cars. This news also refute rumors circulating widely reported if the car manufacturer from Munich, Germany is going to build a premium sedan electric version, as reported by indianautosblog, Thursday (09/10/2015). Meanwhile, the electric variant of the existing 7 Series is currently available in plug-in hybrid version of the type 740e. Was prepared as a challenger sedan Mercedes Benz S550 plug-in hybrid. 740e BMW xDrive adopts the following technologies mechanical heart belongs to BMW i8. Kitchen runway on this sedan powered four-cylinder engine TwinPower turbocharged 2.0-liter mated to an electric motor. Meanwhile, power transfer using 8-speed Steptronic transmission. The battery in the BMW 740e was able to use a distance as far as 37 km when driven at a maximum speed of 120 km / h. Meanwhile, the latest generation of the BMW 7 Series will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. This sedan is marketed as 2016 models.