There are quite a few luxury brands in the Indian auto industry that have actually succeeded in creating a niche for themselves over the years. The technology along with interior comfort, aerodynamics are few other things which are also a part of creating a perfect car, and BMW is one of the brands, which has become one of the favorites in India. BMW has launched some of the best vehicles in the automobile history of the country. The German automobile giant has cars in almost every segment such as sports vehicles, luxury vehicles, crossovers, utility vehicles and many more. BMW 7 Series luxury saloon is one of the most fascinating vehicle that the company has launched in India, and now the company has come with a more dynamic, luxurious, and sporty version of this 7-Series. The BMW 7 Series is launched in four different variants and the 730LD variant has been priced at Rs. 92.90 lakh (ex-showroom). BMW 7 Series 730LD comes with a 258bhp, six cylinder, twin-turbo common rail fuel injection equipped diesel engine, which is coupled to an eight-speed gearbox. The car accelerates from 0 to 100kph in mere 6.3 seconds. The new car also comes with an optional BMW night vision package. The new car comes loaded with revised front fascia, new fog lamps, upright grille and the option of an adaptive full LED headlights. The rear end of the saloon gets a thick chrome strip flowing across the bootlid. The interiors of the car comes equipped with a new digital display and an optional 10.25 inch LCD display for the iDrive system and 3D navigation maps are also available. The BMW 7 Series luxury saloon looks more stylish with three new colours Glacier Silver, Mid Night Blue and Havanna.
The new BMW 7 Series 730LD is a sheer beauty, which offers all comfort, luxury, looks and the way it decorates the road. The true German artistry is visible in every edge and corner of the vehicle The new 7 Series front fascia is exceptionally dynamic and masculine with the redesigned front with new Kidney grille slats and chrome accents on the front apron, and the large air inlets. The new Adaptive full LED headlights , which enhances the visibility of drivers and beautify the saloon. The rear end of the car too complements the front. The BMW 7 Series 730LD saloon gets a thick chrome strip flowing across the bootlid, and the well proportioned tail lamps and other ingredients makes it more appealing. The automatic operations of tail gates, interior and exterior mirrors with anti-dazzle function, a rain sensor and automatic driving lights, and the soft close functions for doors making it more functional efficient and minimizes the human efforts.
The new BMW 7-Series 730LD is available in 11 distinct colours named as Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Cashmere Silver, Glacier Silver, Havanna, Imperial Blue Brillian Effect, Midnight Blue, Milano Beige, Mineral White, Sophisto Grey II Brilliant Effect and Space Grey.
The interiors of BMW 7-Series 730LD is more luxurious and comfortable ever before. The excellent quality of design, ingredients and work provides a comfortable ambience, and one can seat in the car lean back and relax. The front seats are more comfortable and smaller to offer a complete view of outside to the rear passengers, and both rear and front seats are electronically adjustable, which further reduces the human efforts. Folding tables in the rear, lumbar support for driver and passenger, message function in rear-seat backrest, roller sun blinds for rear side windows and other makes it sheer luxury. The interiors of the sedan comes loaded with a new 10.25 inch LCD display for the iDrive system and 3D navigation maps.
Engine and Performance
This latest BMW 7 Series 730LD comes with a 3.0-litre diesel engine , which can deliver an output of 258bhp at at 4000rpm while the maximum torque offered by the saloon is 560Nm at 1500rpm. Since there are 6 cylinders that have 24 Valves in it, this exceptional engine has a displacement of 2,993cc, which is evident. The 3.0-litre engine accelerates the car from 0 to 100kph in just 6.3 seconds, which is incredible. The luxurious saloon is equipped with 8-speed automatic transmission system. The BMW 7-Series is a rear-wheel drive, which is a perfect car to drive on the comfortable roads such as urban highways to the busy paths such as city roads.
Braking and Handling
The car has a ground clearance of 152mm, making it perfect saloon on the Indian roads. The car sports highly efficient braking, handling and suspension system, which improves the overall driving experience and provides proficient safety as well.
The BMW 7-Series 730LD comes with an automatic start/stop function, brake energy regeneration and many others, which further enhances the overall driveability experience. Automatic air-conditioning with 4-zone control, electrically adjustable front and rear seats and folding tables in the rear are few of the features that provides best-in-class experience. Along with all such features BMW 7-Series sports BMW Apps, BMW Live, offers connectivity via Bluetooth and USB devices. The BMW 7-Series saloon comes with a state of the art multi-media and navigation system, which will surely attract the buyers. The car comes equipped with a Park distance control (PDC) front and rear, which further eases the job of driver. The rear passengers can be entertained using the rear entertainment professional with twin 23.3cm displays and rear iDrive controller.
Along with comfort, BMW 7-Series offers different measures to ensure safety of driver and passenger. the car comes loaded with number of safety features such as ABS (Anti-lock braking system), CBS (Cornering Braking system), dynamic stability control (DSC) including Dynamic traction control (DTC), crash sensor, side impact protection and many more. BMW realizes the importance of safety as car comes loaded with Active headrests front, active protection including Attentiveness Assistant and many more. Driver and front passengers Airbags, head airbags at front and rear, side airbags for driver and front passenger are also as standard. The three-point seat belts at all seats, which includes pyrotechnic belt tensioner at front and belt force limiters at front. Additional warning triangle and first aid kit is also available.
Pros: Stylish exteriors, luxuriant interiors, powerful engine
Cons: Expensive price tag, mileage can be increased.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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