The system also now has a touch-sensitive puck for hand-written inputs, Palm Pilot-style. And for those who prefer to have others do the driving, there's a Luxury Rear Seating Package that brings rear ventilated seats with massage. Its interior, while certainly well-equipped and lavishly trimmed, is nonetheless rather plain for the executive class. It pairs the 6-cylinder with electric motors and a lithium-ion battery. Optional on all long-wheelbase 7 Series models are upgraded rear seats with power adjustments, ventilation and a massage function. That's all but the very fastest models.
The 750 gets a 4. It outruns most sports cars all the while surrounded in luxury. The 7's trunk measures 14 cubic feet, an unimpressive figure for this class. Many controls are complex and frustrating to use. Big turn radius, particularly for a u turn.
See your dealer for details. When the driver makes a kicking motion below the rear bumper, the trunk will close. Best road car I have ever driven. Also, an act of Federal law sometimes provides protection for certain components, like emissions equipment. When you are ready shes ready. It offers a wide range of powertrain possibilities, standard and long-wheelbase versions, a green ActiveHybrid option and a high-performance Alpina model. In tandem with a reconfigurable display, it now has more intuitive, and coordinated, operation.
The Alpina B7 gets a special 500-hp, twin-turbo version of the V8, huge 21-inch wheels, and Dynamic Damping Control with Active Roll Stabilization, an adjustable suspension system designed to bring the handling benefits of a high-performance sedan without the harsh ride. The optional Integral Active Steering system adds even more responsiveness, by actually steering the rear wheels to help with maneuverability up to about 75 mph. On V-8 cars, it's as good as 25 mpg highway with rear-wheel drive. It glides down the highway with quiet confidence, making any speed you select seem too slow. I have been pleased with gas mileage.
The turbocharged inline-6 provides a prodigious swell of midrange torque, and its sub-6-second sprint to 60 mph would have been the envy of many executive sedans not too long ago. New for 2014 New features include a touchpad for text input that accompanies the iDrive rotary controller. The 750 gets a 4. Transferable Warranty When a new car warranty transfers with the certification of the car and remains eligible for the next owner, it is known as a transferable warranty. There's also an Integrated Chassis Management system that individually applies the brakes and throttle individually and helps xDrive-equipped cars handle better.
See your dealer for details. Trunk space is small, considering the size of the car. Also new is an available smart-closing trunk. I wanted the L version but noe that I have it I see its too much space in the back and hard to reach over to kids etc. See your dealer for details.
All have rear-wheel drive, but can be fitted with all-wheel drive. When I bought the car with 30,000 miles, the warranty still had a year left on it. And in some conditions in the ActiveHybrid 7, the engine completely shuts off during coasting mode, restarting only when you reaccelerate. So common that its not a matter of if, but when! Safety All 7 Series models come standard with antilock brakes, traction and stability control, front side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, front knee airbags and active front head restraints. Get your 750Li upgraded or back in pristine shape by shopping Advance Auto Parts. With them, the inevitable sacrifice is direct connection with the car's steering rack, its throttle, a fixed suspension setup.
Along with a reconfigurable display, it's better looking and more intuitive. Note that the ActiveHybrid 7 and Alpina B7 are reviewed separately. In Edmunds brake testing, the 740i stopped from 60 mph in 109 feet, which is outstanding for a car with all-season tires. All engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic that is both smooth and quick and all-wheel drive is available on certain models. Its competent handling fails to excite despite technically high limits.
Even at its simplest, the 740i is one of the most athletic-feeling large sport sedans, while well-optioned 750 and 760 models offer some of the world's leading convenience and accident-avoidance technology. The all-aluminum engine has twin turbochargers,. Note that the foglamps are deleted with this package. Models designated with an 'L' get five inches of additional wheelbase, most of which goes to additional back-seat legroom. The adjustable drive settings are a significant asset here, subtly changing the car's character to suit surface and pace. See your dealer for details. Last year's refresh ended in a new front end with more visually interesting details below a wider twin-kidney grille.