From the transnational automotive giant BMW, India received another reason to be happy with the launch of BMW’s 7 series Sedan. The entire range of BMW 7 series has a history long enough to measure the entire lifetime of some automobile manufacturers. Launched in 1977, the BMW 7 series offered an executive class sedan vehicle while the option of having it as an extended limousine was always open. The BMW 7 series went through five generations and the fifth generation houses he present variants which really mark a new beginning to the entire BMW segments. The BMW 7 series received a lot of external modifications over the years with each facelift offering contemporary design statement as well as some of the then technological achievements. BMW never shied away from including some of the innovative technology which was relatively new and unused by contemporaries in its BMW 7 Series. The manufacturer always made sure the BMW 7 Series gets the best of facilities which help it offer competitive performance that competes with luxury segment vehicles for its interior comfort and exterior executive design as well as sports vehicles as it offers some of the most powerful engines in the market. The present editions rolled out are the BMW 7 series 740Li, 750Li and 760Li in the petrol engine series. The BMW 760Li is the high end model among the range and it features some of the best in class features and a massive V12 engine, which churns out a good 544bhp output at 5250rpm. The BMW 7 series 760Li features the 8 speed automatic transmission system which offers an efficient pick up and handling capabilities. The entire exteriors of the BMW 7 series 760Li offer a glimpse of aerodynamic and rendering brilliance of BMW. The exteriors just blend in amazingly with the aerodynamic appeal along with aggressive look. The BMW 7 series 760Li offers an outstanding pickup of 4.6 seconds to reach 100 Kmph from stand still. The variant also offers a displacement of 5972cc while the maximum torque offered by the vehicle reaches a promising 750Nm at 1500 to 5000rpm. The Servotronic in the vehicle also offers a very powerful and comfortable ride. The vehicle comes packed with the usual anti lock braking system, air backs for the passengers and heads while it also includes an innovative cornering brake control system that just improves the braking system enormously.
The exteriors of BMW 7 series 760Li offer a really appealing design which reflects not just beauty but authority in its structure. The front fascia for instance, offers the aggressive headlamp cluster seamlessly integrated over the corners with the iconic kidney shaped grill in the middle. The front bonnet offers an amazing detailing with minute curves extending over the fender lines and wheel arches . The side profile too offers a smooth look and the antenna of the vehicle is placed in the rear end of the roof. The rear profile of the vehicle is attractive with its no nonsense design which reduces the elements to strict requirement. The chrome detailing is evident in a strip running across the side lengths of front windshield to over the roof as well as on the kidney grill. The variant offers 19 inch alloy wheels with radial spoke style. The overall length of the vehicle is 5219mm while the overall width is 1902mm.
BMW 7 series 760Li offers interiors which are capable to deceive any passenger of the vehicle’s function. It serves as a perfect luxury suite with all the amenities such as exceptional audio system, automatic four zone air conditioning system and really luxurious interior seating . Bundled with cruise control and other convenient features, the vehicle also comes with an exceptional space. The legroom and headroom of the vehicle are remarkable and define the automobile luxury. The electrical glass roof offers a decent ambiance inside the vehicle. The front dash of the vehicle is mostly driver oriented. The overall height of 1481mm gives an indication at the ample head room offered in the variant.
BMW 7 series 760Li offers a very powerful 5972cc, V12 petrol engine which has four valves per cylinder . The vehicle is extremely powerful and certainly the credit does go to this engine. The engine offers an astounding output of 544bhp at 5250rpm and the torque offered by the vehicle is a massive 750Nm at 1500 to 5000rpm. The engine is made more powerful with the innovative drive system which offers a cruise control system, dynamic damper control and driving experience control and dynamic drive system all of which along with the 8 speed automatic transmission offer a combined mileage, both city and highway, of 7.46 Kmpl. The engine is also environmental friendly to some extent as it offers 314gm CO2 emission per km. The BMW 7 series 760Li offers a pick up of 100 km from a standstill in a mere 4.6 seconds.
Braking and Handling
No matter how sophisticated a vehicle is, it wouldn't matter, if it could not handle itself efficiently in tough zones and treacherous paths. The anti lock braking system, cornering brake control , electronic vehicle immobilizer, crash sensors, side impact protection, run-flat tyres, run-flat indicator, dynamic stability control and dynamic traction control included in the vehicle offers a really improves the safety of the vehicle effectively.
With a large spacious interiors and comfortable seating arrangement along with a soothing ambiance of the vehicle, BMW 7 series 760Li undoubtedly creates a profile of a comfortable vehicle. The BMW ConnectedDrive included in the interiors offers a personalized App store , BMW’s personalized browser and other additional features. The 6 DVD changer offers an efficient music system along with other input options and powerful speakers.
BMW 7 series 760Li offers some of the most sophisticated safety features making it a literal exquisite vehicle. The active headrests in the front and active protection features which includes attentiveness assistant offer a really safe driving feature which follows the principle of preventing rather than curing a collision. The interiors also feature airbags for the driver and co driver seats , along with head airbags in both front and rear. The side airbags are included for the driver and front passenger.
Pros: Beautiful exteriors, a performance packed engine, stylish interiors, best in class technology
Cons: Expensive price tag, carbon emissions can slightly be reduced
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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