The new BMW 740d
BMW’s 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged diesel engine is now available in the marque’s flagship model range. The new BMW 740d comes powered by a 306hp six-cylinder engine capable of propelling the vehicle from zero to 100 km/h in 6.3 seconds before going on to an electronically-limited 250 km/h top speed. Such performance also appeals to the financially minded courtesy of a combined consumption figure of 6.9 l/100km and CO2 emissions of just 181g/km.
The BMW 740d is available in standard-wheelbase only with specification highlights including glass sunroof, lane departure warning system, speed limit display and lumbar support for driver and front passenger. The BMW 740d is on sale now priced from €122,280
Price reduction for 730d
Thanks to technical improvements in the fuelling system developed for the 740d, the 730d and 730Ld also benefit from lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions from September production. These figures are achieved with no drop in power output or performance, further enhancing the class-leading environmental position the BMW 7 Series holds.
The BMW 730d now returns 6.8 l/100km on the combined cycle compared to 7.2 l/100km while the BMW 730Ld records 6.0l/100km against 7.3 l/100km. CO2 emissions also improve with the 730d dropping from 192g/km to 178g/km and the 730Ld now recording 180g/km opposed to 194g/km. This reduction in CO2 means the 730d drops a VRT band, with a corresponding fall in RRP of €5,660. The new prices for the 730d SE and the 730Ld SE are €108,580 and €112,830, falling from €114,240 and €118,710.
September sees the introduction of a new flagship for the BMW range.
Supreme motoring culture and luxurious comfort in perfection: The new BMW 760i and BMW 760Li twelve-cylinders mark the pinnacle of the fifth-generation BMW 7 Series. Superior powertrain technology, generous space and comfort, and unique features all round create an incomparable driving and travelling experience impressively confirming BMW’s leading position in the global market of luxury performance cars.
The 760Li is powered by a new all-aluminium twin-turbo 6.0l V12 developing 399kw and 750Nm of torque. Performance is as impressive– on a par with the M6 Coupé, until now the fastest production car BMW has ever made – but the 760Li also introduces a new level of effortless sophistication to the luxury class.
High precision direct injection and an eight-speed automatic transmission combine with the exceptional smoothness of a BMW V12 engine to deliver the ultimate in refinement. Available only in long-wheelbase bodystyle, the 760Li benefits from very high standard specification. This includes significant exterior and interior differentiation from other models in the 7 Series range, ensuring unparalleled exclusivity for owners.
The BMW 760Li has an RRP of €227,250
M Sport for 7 Series
Revisions to the most popular derivative of 7 Series come as M Sport specification is available on the model for the first time in its 32-year history. M Sport is offered on every incarnation of 7 Series and comprises M Aerodynamic body styling, 19-inch M light alloy wheels with the option to upgrade to differently styled 20-inch alloy wheels, Dynamic Drive and High-gloss Shadowline exterior trim. Inside, and Sport seats, M Sport steering wheel, door sill finishers with M designation and Anthracite headlining are standard.
Prices for M Sport models start with a BMW 730d M Sport at €117,805 rising to the BMW 760Li M Sport at €231,605.