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Car of the Year Awards 2023: Best large electric car interior

More than 4.5 metres long, the best large electric cars have the range, comfort, performance and practicality to act as your sole transport...

Best large electric car interior

BMW i7 xDrive60 Excellence Pro

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Rear seat passengers get the full VIP treatment in the BMW i7. With a few options boxes ticked, you can relax in acres of space in one of two supremely comfortable rear ‘lounge’ seats that can fold out into business class-style beds. At the same time, you can watch movies on an ultra-high- definition 31in screen that’s backed up by a mighty 40-speaker Bowers & Wilkins surround sound system.

2022 BMW i7 interior

Not that you (or your chauffeur) have to slum it behind the wheel, because the driving position is brilliant. Meanwhile, interior quality is stunning, with eye-catching details (such as crystal seat controls) everywhere.

Of course, the i7, with its saloon boot, isn’t anywhere near as practical as the Volkswagen ID Buzz, and its eye-watering price tag will put it out of reach for most private buyers. However, with a great range, a cosseting ride and barely any noise intrusion, it’s a lovely way to travel.

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