The BMW Group will be always the major carmaker in the entire world, coming with exclusive models, each one being unique thanks to its exquisite design, innovative technology inside and performance under the hood.
And 2016 G11/G12 BMW 7-Series is also an exceptional limousine, the absolute embodiment of technology and impressive performance. And in this article I would like to tell you a little bit more about what the 7-Series flagship is hiding underneath its skin.
The 2016 BMW 7-Series brings aboard the all new six-cylinder inline petrol and diesel engine lineup, which is the latest creation of the engineers from BMW. They provide incredible efficiency, thanks to the BMW`s TwinPower Turbo technology fitted in the higher-performance V8 engine. And of course, it was almost imperative to come up with an all-wheel drive BMW xDrive. Let`s see below the impressive figures of the engine lineup.
BMW 750i xDrive/BMW 750Li xDrive
The BMW 750i xDrive/BMW 750Li xDrive are packed with a 4.0-liter petrol V8 direct injection engine, with BMW TwinPower Turbo, developing 450 horsepower and 650 Nm of torque, enough to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds, at a topping of 250 km/h. These versions come with 8.3-8.1L / 100 km/h and CO2 emissions standing at 194-189 g/km.
BMW 740i/BMW 740Li
The BMW 740i/BMW 740Li are fitted with the 3.0-liter six-cylinder inline direct injection engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, outputting 326 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque, reaching 100 km/h in 5.5 – 5.6 seconds, at a topping of 250 km/h. Both versions are coming with a fuel consumption of 7.0-6.6L / 100 km/h, with the CO2 emissions standing at 164-154 g/km.
The BMW 730d/BMW730Ld come with the 3.0-liter six-cylinder inline diesel engine, with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, which develop 265 horsepower and 620 Nm of torque, and capable of sprinting off from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.1, respectively 6.2 seconds, at a topping of 250 km/h. The two versions are coming with a fuel consumption of 4.9 and 4.5L for every 100 km, while the CO2 emissions are standing at 129-119 g/km.
BMW 730d xDrive/BMW 730Ld xDrive
The BMW 730d xDrive/BMW 730Ld xDrive are equipped with the 3.0-liter six-cylinder inline diesel unit with BMW TwinPower Turbo, rated at 265 horsepower and 620 Nm of torque, reaching 100 km/h in 5.8-5.9 seconds, at a topping of 250 km/h. The average fuel consumption stands at 5.2L in the 730d xDrive while the 730Ld xDrive is set at 4.8L / 100 km. The CO2 emissions are configured at 137-127 g/km.
BMW 740e/BMW 740Le/BMW 740Le xDrive
The BMW 740e/BMW 740Le/BMW 740Le xDrive are coming with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder inline petrol unit with BMW TwinPower Turbo, developing 285 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque, while the BMW eDrive synchronous electric motor provide an additional 95 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. All three versions are also hooked to a lithium-ion high-voltage battery. The sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in done in 5.6 seconds in the 740e, while the 740Le and 740Le xDrive take 5.5 seconds for the same distance.
The topping of all versions is standing at 240 km/h in the conventional way, while in the electric output, the top of speed is reaching 120 km/h. The fuel consumption stands at 2.1L/100 km in the 740e and 740Le, while the 740Le xDrive takes 2.3L for the same 100 km. Co2 emissions are set at 49 g/km in the 740e and 740Le, while the 740Le xDrive needs 53 g/km.