BMW Group Australia will offer a limited allocation of the X7 Dark Shadow Edition model in both xDrive30d and M50i variants with local arrivals in March 2021. 

Just 10 examples of the Dark Shadow Edition, five of each powertrain will be available to local customers from the global allocation of 500. 

Reservations for the Dark Shadow Edition are exclusively online via the new BMW Shop ( on a first come, first served basis.

BMW Shop facilitates the reservation by requesting a $5,000 deposit, after which the order is placed and customer’s preferred dealer informed to carry out consultation and eventual hand over and delivery in 2021.

The BMW X7 Dark Shadow Edition has Frozen Arctic Grey metallic paintwork complementing the V-Spoke 22-inch light alloy wheels in Jet Black matt finish. High-Gloss Shadow Line with extended contents replace the chrome finishers. M Sport brake callipers are finished in blue.

Sun protection glass enhances the dramatic exterior while providing additional privacy for rear seat passengers.

The interior features luxurious BMW Comfort Seats upholstered in supple two-tone full leather Merino Night Blue/Black and high-end quilted patterns.

BMW’s CraftedClarity crystal glass treatment is applied to the gearshift selector, iDrive controller and Start/Stop button.

An ‘Edition Dark Shadow’ signet on the centre console provides confirms the model’s exclusivity while adding a premium finishing touch.

The 3.0 litre 6-cylinder turbo diesel of the xDrive30d M Sport delivers 195kW and 620Nm, while the 4.4 litre 8-cylinder twin-turbo petrol engine of the flagship M50i produces 390kW and 750Nm.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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