When i called for a meeting time i was told to ask for Fernando when i arrived. As for body, suspension, and cabin tech, the car is nearly identical to its heftier siblings, the 750i and the 760i. These airbags are designed to offer head protection in side impact collisions and also maintained inflation for up to seven seconds for rollover protection. The 740i does, however, have as long an options list as do other 7-series models, meaning all that stuff can be added back in. The hydrogen tank holds 140 liters and allows an additional range of 350 km 217 mi. This setting button also sharpens engine response in the Sport modes.
The result is excellent stability in hard cornering, allowing for surprising speed in Sport mode. The answer to the above question is a qualified yes. With 330 lb-ft of torque churned out from 1600 to 4500 rpm, the N54 can toss your head back when asked and delivers plenty of oomph for merging and passing maneuvers. Also accessible through either the iDrive onscreen interface or voice command is the standard Bluetooth phone system, which helpfully downloads a paired phone's contact list. The Bad Cabin tech interfaces, most notably for points of interest and music selection, are not the most intuitive.
On the map, specific incidents are shown as diamond-shaped icons, but the traffic flow is represented as a series of gray arrows. The navigation system looks like a video game in urban areas. Instead of pumping up displacements, automakers are looking for ways to generate power efficiently. The new austerity means the horsepower wars of the '90s are over. The only negative is gas consumption but if I drive rationally I get pre. Features included electrically adjustable rear seats, rear footrests, fold down rear trays, a fridge, rear television screen, video player, fax machine.
Or the 760i's 544 horsepower. At its upper end, a blue zone shows when the 740i is using its excess energy to help charge up its battery. In February 1991, the final production design for the new 7 Series was approved by the board 36 months ahead of scheduled start of production for February 17, 1994. Probably the biggest surprise of the 7 Series is how well it does in some twisties. New for 2011 The 7 Series lineup expands for 2011 with the addition of ActiveHybrid 750i and 750Li models, the Alpina B7 rear- and xDrive all-wheel-drive versions and the reinstated 740i and 740Li, now powered by a twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine. It differs from the conventional petrol engine essentially only in regards to the intake tract with additional injection valves for the hydrogen. Although many people feel that a proper luxury sedan needs a V-8—or more—up front, the N54 six moves this 4300-plus-pound luxury sedan well.
Im sure the owner is going to reply with something to defend himself which is fine since this equates to an keyboard argument but know if anyone ever asks about this place i will make sure to have them steer clear. In some markets, a 5-speed was available for the 728i, 730i, 735i and a 6-speed for the 740i. In the 18th , the sixteen E38 cars used during production were modified so they could be driven from the backseat, making it appear that Bond actor was controlling the car using his mobile phone. But even then, all the electronic gadgets will help to safely guide you into your spot. Dual front, side seat mounted airbags, curtain first and second row overhead airbags, driver and passenger knee airbag, airbag occupancy sensor, active head restraints, traction and stability control are all standard. In Normal mode, the car strikes a good compromise between stability and damping out rough road surfaces.
I have expressed my dismay saying that employee is a representative of the business, and as such business should honor the promise that was made. Drivers can use the voice command system to dial a contact by name, or look one up on the screen. In 2001, the E38 was replaced by the. It replaced the and was available with , and petrol and straight-six and V8 diesel engines. The on 740i and 740iL engines increases from 4. On the the 750hL reached a time of 9 minutes and 53 seconds while powered by hydrogen.
An array of entertainment and comfort features is available. The additional security measures brought an additional weight of 950 kg 2,094 lb compared to the normal 750iL Features include explosive cord around the windshield allowing removal of the windshield facilitating escape through it, Hydraulically actuated windows, A gas sensor that can detect irritants like and respond by turning the blower motor off closing the fresh air flaps and all windows, a fire suppression system triggered by either a button or the detection of extreme temperatures in the engine bay or the vicinity of the fuel tank, a breathing air system is also available which delivers air from a cylinder in the trunk, up to three firearms cases designed to fit a were also optionally available, and spherical gunports in the doors. Details on that will follow in a bit, but we will say that the most important items carry over untouched: the comfortable ride and sporty dynamics of the 750i, a car that beat out the Mercedes-Benz S550 in a. Archived from on 30 June 2015. Compare that with 407 horsepower from the 750i's V-8. This car is no hybrid, and there is no electric motive power to the wheels, so this extra energy merely keeps the engine from having to burn any extra gas to keep the battery adequately charged.
Even though it was the only featured car in the series to be replaced the following year, the E38 740i featured in the which was released in fall 2001. By November 2001 the 750hL had achieved a mileage of over 150,000 km. Security features include body armor, bullet-resistant glass and. Definitely made the best choice. Although this generation of iDrive is a huge improvement over previous efforts, some screens are not intuitive enough. Model Engine Power Torque Years Production B12 5.
But unlike before, this one is twin-turbocharged and direct-injected, technologies fitted to help in the pursuit of more power and more efficiency. The iDrive knob makes it quick and easy to scroll through a contact list, and the voice command proved very accurate. You have your choice between either an 8-speed or 6-speed automatic depending on trim level. The V-8 7 Series comes in regular and extended lengths with rear- or all-wheel drive and in 13 different models, including new hybrid models and Alpina B7 versions. So you lose just 0.