In 1992, engines became available. Finally, the onboard navigation system now includes Real Time Traffic Information, which is a particular boon to drivers in urban areas. The 745i and Li shared the same engine, a 325-horsepower, 4. The design was patented on 16 November 2000 and development ended in early 2001. The Multi-contour seats also include Active Head Restraints as an additional safety feature.
The 760i variant was discontinued from the North American market starting 2007. As brake temperature rises, this function automatically compensates by increasing the hydraulic pressure relative to pedal force. The Alpina B7 uses a version of the 4. Objects are presented with increasing brightness as a function of the heat detected by the camera — therefore making humans and animals particularly conspicuous. The braking, the way it turns into corners, the turning radius and the vehicle stability are all exemplary. Smaller safety touches included a safety battery terminal for jump-starting, active knee protection, internal trunk release handle and adaptive brake lights.
The Alpina B7 uses a version of the 4. This helps prevent a possible short circuit in the electrical system. E65 High Security models are designed to withstand attacks, and meet the requirements of the weapons standard. The result is the most effective, most intuitive nighttime driving enhancement currently available. If you are truly power-happy, the 760 offers a direct gasoline injection V12 engine that churns out over 400 horsepower. First, the aluminum insert is cast by conventional methods. This system detects oncoming light sources to automatically engage the high beam lights in dark areas and then dip the high beam lights to avoid dazzling oncoming traffic.
Archived from on 7 January 2015. To view table with complete performance data and technical specifications including final drive and gear ratios, powertrain description, dimensions, accelerations chart etc. It uses a hydraulic servo in the middle of the anti-roll bar to actively counteract body roll and to reduce body roll without the traditional trade-off in ride comfort. Both the front grille and rear bumper were a bit heightened, while the car's headlight and taillights were revised. The 7 Series, like the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, also has an enviable resale value history. With its standard 6-speed manual transmission or available Sequential Manual Gearbox, the 550i attains 60 mph in just 5. Front-seat passengers can speak commands to the audio and navigation systems while they get comfy in their 20-way adjustable seats.
Options: possibilities new and familiar Changes to the 5 Series array of Packages and stand-alone options are limited but still significant. The 760i model also utilised the world's first production V12 engine to use. Access to submitted specs and images will stay free. Park Distance Control employs ultrasonic sensors in the front and rear bumpers to detect obstacles not be visible to the driver; emits an acoustic warning. Early versions of iDrive were criticised for complicated menu structures and a steep learning curve. And your old car for sale. Also, the model received a new 4.
Driving It If you're lucky enough to be the one behind the wheel, you'll be surprised at the level of steering response, control and acceleration the 7 Series possesses. And check out the car's on our CarsPlusPlus. The V8 is more than adequate for most drivers' needs, but the V12 is as much a status symbol as it is a performer so, if you have the cash, go for it. Specification errors Please, report any you find. The first generation of the system relied on media for map data. A year later, new design updates were brought to the wheels and mirrors, while a newly-developed iDrive system was fitted as standard feature.
In late 2008, the E65 7 Series was replaced by the. The V-8-powered 550i Sedan sports a 4. The 760Li High Security was introduced at the , with the 745Li High Security model released later in September 2003. The standard iDrive system has a 6. The 745Li was the long-wheelbase version of the car. Rear-seat passengers can recline and have their backsides heated or cooled.
The braking, the way it turns into corners, the turning radius and the vehicle stability are all exemplary. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - type in a browser: a-c. The Valvetronic mechanism acts on the intake valves, imposing an additional control element between the camshaft lobe and rocker arm for each cylinder, called an intermediate follower. Vehicle Details If you're not driving, the 7 Series is a great place to stretch out and relax. Another aid to fast engine warmup; during this phase it transfers heat from the coolant to the oil circuit.
Peak power is up from 325 to 360 hp; peak torque is up from 330 lb-ft. This increased the system speed from 9. Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls Just about every function can be controlled from the steering wheel-mounted touch controls. Cars++ appreciates feedback concerning the correctness of the. Despite these increased dimensions, the E65 7 Series is only 15 kg 33 lb heavier than the E38. When it comes to notable standard features, there are almost too many to list. Instead of the traditional correlation of model designation to engine size, each is a 3.
Additional changes for 2007 include revised Sport Package contents, which include a new 3-spoke sport steering wheel and 20-way Multi-contour seats. The result is an ultra-rigid, yet remarkably light engine structure. Only 100 cars were made, which were leased to high-profile customers, in order to promote the use of hydrogen vehicles. Engine breathing is controlled entirely by the valves themselves. Not only does the engine produce more torque; the torque peak occurs at a lower speed, 2750 rpm vs.