BMW has never been a company to shy away from special edition cars, especially when it involves young markets like Japan and China. Japan recently received a handful of special edition models, including the 528i "30th Anniversary Edition" that was launched in October 2011 and the M5 Nighthawk Edition that arrived in July 2013. This time around, BMW is preparing a special edition model of its flagship 7 Series for the Japanese market.

The BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Individual Edition is the model’s actual name and yes, it’s got enough personalized details to justify its “Individual” designation. The changes are limited to the exterior and the interior of the car, there are no power or drivetrain changes.

That’s not to say that the ActiveHybrid 7 Individual Edition is lacking in any performance credentials thanks to a 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder engine, an electric motor, and a lithium-ion battery that produces a total output of 350 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. That’s enough output to cover 0 to 62 mph in 5.7 seconds to go with a top speed of 155 mph.

The ActiveHybrid 7 Individual Edition is expected to hit Japanese dealerships in December 2014 with each model carrying a price tag of ¥13.1 million. That’s about $120,100 based on current exchange rates.

Click past the jump to read more about the BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Individual Edition.

BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Individual Edition in detail

2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Individual Edition Exterior
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The exterior of the Active Hybrid 7 Individual Edition doesn’t have any aerodynamic or body style changes, but it does have are a choice of two exclusive colors - Mineral White and Citrine Black - as well as a sunroof, an engraved BMW Individual lettering on the trunk lid, and a new set of 20-inch double-spoke alloy wheels.

2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Individual Edition High Resolution Interior
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The real treat of this Japan-exclusive 7 Series lies in the interior upgrades, which are pretty stunning. The entire cabin was treated with premium Merino leather upholstery, which is actually already enough on its own, but BMW also gave the cabin a roof liner covered in Alcantara, BMW Individual sill plates, and wood trim that can be finished in either Piano Black/Ash Grain White or Walnut Satin Honey Brown.

All together, the ActiveHybrid 7 Individual’s interior comes with the kind of upgrade that justifies it being sold as a limited edition.

2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Individual Edition High Resolution Exterior
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As I’ve said, the ActiveHybrid 7 Individual Edition doesn’t have any performance upgrades. But still, it’s got a hybrid powertrain that includes a 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine, an electric motor, and a lithium-ion battery. All together the luxury sedan is capable of producing 350 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. That allows it to sprint from 0 to 62 mph in a brisk 5.7 seconds and hit an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph.

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