The E65/E66 platform provides the Foundation for the 2002 BMW 7-series to this day. E65 is the name of the base version of the short wheel and E66 is a version with a long wheelbase qualifier.
This model-arrival heralded a new era of style for BMW, the work of the designer boss Chris Bangle with Visual references, controversy notable in the scene without community E38 in fat premier. E65/E66 seems to win favor in his colorful arrival, and seems to be the team selection still to get information about the design of future models of BMW. The “Top bracelet” rear is style particularly controversial and in a restyling was reduced in 2005.
The most important innovation that are contained in the 7 is also the most controversial: the iDrive system. Help while manage including GPS navigation, access to the Internet and the new system A BMW (for emergencies), many features-telematics on board, as well as features of climate and stereo-iDrive has a steep learning curve. Defaults are easily reachable.