The BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, like the 8 Series and Z4 concepts before it, gives us an early look at future additions to BMW's lineup.

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Rumors have swirled for years about BMW's intent to build a three-row crossover larger than the current X5. 

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This basically confirms that it's on the way.

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The "iPerformance" part of its name signals that it's a plug-in hybrid.

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BMW didn't really give out many details on the powertrain, which is fine, because we should all be paying attention to how crazy this thing looks.

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The rear end feels wide, thanks to that chrome strip running the width of the rear end.

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Vertical elements in the front and rear bumpers give the vehicle a real sense of height, too.

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It feels like it's the size of a house, but it's probably not that much larger than the current X5.

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The interior is a work of art, taking BMW's current interior design to new levels.

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A whole lot will probably change between now and production, but that doesn't make the concept any less striking.

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Keep scrolling to check out even more pictures and design sketches of BMW's latest concept.

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