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BMW 740i L

General information

ModelBMW 740i L
CategoryLarge/luxury cars
Rating61 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other cars

Main features, safety and ecconomy

Engine size3982 ccm (242.98 cubic inches)
DriveRear wheels
TransmissionAutomatic, 5-speed

Engine and transmission

Engine locationFront, longitudinal
Displacement3982 ccm (242.98 cubic inches)
Engine typeV8
Max power285.90 PS (210 kW or 282 HP) at 5800 Rev. per min.
Max torque401 Nm (40.9 kgf-m or 295.8 ft.lbs) at 4500 Rev. per min.
Bore x stroke89.0 x 80.0 mm (3.5 x 3.1 inches)
Fuel systemInjection
Cooling systemLiquid
GearboxAutomatic, 5-speed

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio0.1562 PS/kg

Exterior and interior

Chassis typeSedan/saloon
Max no. of doors4
Passenger space4450 litres (1,176 gallons)

Steering, brakes and tires

Brake detailsAntiblocking system (ABS)

Dimensions and weight

Weight1830 kg (4,034.5 pounds)
Overall length5030 mm (198.0 inches)
Overall width1850 mm (72.8 inches)
Overall height1410 mm (55.5 inches)
Ground clearance150 mm (5.9 inches)
Wheelbase2950 mm (116.1 inches)
Fuel capacity102.0 litres (26.95 gallons)

Other specifications

Country of originGermany
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