According to some recent rumors, the BMW German based carmaker is seemingly preparing a 9-Series model that would be launched somewhere in 2017 and would become the direct rival of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class.
The BMW 9-Series is also believed to be based on the Vision Future Luxury Concept, being equipped with laser headlights, as well as OLED taillights. Even so, the model will come with its own personality that will make it stand out from the crowd.
This means that the 9-Series will be based on a longer wheelbase than the 7- or the 8-Series, measuring around 5,500 mm and being manufactured from light materials like aluminum and carbon fiber.
Concerning the powertrain under the hood, there is no fresh news, but we should expect more details in the near future, especially with the upcoming 2015 NAIAS, in Detroit, where more will be known.