The final V12 engine to be mounted in a BMW road car will be produced for Limited Edition M760i xDrive this coming summer.

“The Final V12” will be a limited run of just 12 vehicles for US customers, with production slated for June 2022. BMW’s V12 currently outputs 601 brake horsepower with M’s TwinPower Turbo technology; two mono-scroll turbochargers. When paired with the manufacturer's 8-speed automatic transmission, The Final V12 will be capable of a 3.6 second 0-60 mph time.

These special models will be set apart from other M760i xDrives by their unique badging, wheels, and a vast choice of interior and exterior color combinations. It will come as a fully-equipped configuration, including BMW’s Driving Assistance Professional Package, a panoramic roof, Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound Audio System, and other luxury accouterments. A center console-mounted plaque will read “The Final V12, 1 of 12.”

2017 BMW M760i xDrive

Alongside the special V12 badge and door threshold plates, The Final V12 will ride on special 20-inch Style 760M wheels painted at the customer’s choice of either Window Grey or Jet Black, burnished to reflect a dark silver surface highlight. They shield the customer’s choice of blue or black M Sport brake calipers.

To further commemorate the occasion, customers will receive a custom-built desk trophy. It will embody their specific vehicle, including the paint, leather and VIN.

BMW’s first V12 designed for a road car was produced in 1987. Unlike the modern evolution, the original was naturally aspirated, built to a displacement of five-liters. Capable of 295 horsepower, this motor powered the original BMW 750iL.