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BMW 7 Series E23 730 (05/1977 – 08/1979)

This BMW 7 Series E23 730 model was produced in the period between 05/1977 and 08/1979 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 4 doors upper class (s-class) sedan (saloon).

BMW 730 (05/1977 – 08/1979)

Body Style:

Sedan (Saloon), 4 doors, 5 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), Straight 6, 2985 ccm


184 Hp @ 5800 rpm / 135 kW @ 5800 rpm


255 Nm @ 3500 rpm


9,6 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 200 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Highway: at 90 km/h and at 120 km/h

Base Price:

17819 Euro

Equipped with straight 6 petrol (gasoline) engine with 2985 ccm capacity it produces 184 Hp and 135 kW power at 5800 rpm and 255 Nm torque at 3500 rpm with top claim speed 200 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 9,6 s

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 7 Series (E23) (05/77 – 12/86)
Model 730 
Internal code E23
Model start 05/1977
Model end 08/1979
Model series start 05/1977
Model series end 12/1986
Body type Sedan (Saloon)
Vehicle class Upper Class (S-Class)
Number of doors 4
Number of seats 5

Performance and Emissions

Equipped with straight 6 petrol (gasoline) engine with 2985 ccm capacity it produces 184 Hp and 135 kW power at 5800 rpm and 255 Nm torque at 3500 rpm with top claim speed 200 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 9,6 s

Power 135 kW / 184 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque 255 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Acceleration 9,6 s
Top speed 200 km/h
Fuel consumption city
Fuel consumption highway at 90 km/h and at 120 km/h
Fuel consumption mixed
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Ohne Kat
Fuel tank size 85 l

Official fuel consumption is in the city, on the highway and in the mixed circle. Emission category is Ohne Kat with carbon dioxide emissions on the Super Plus fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2795 mm
Length 4860 mm
Width 1800 mm
Height 1430 mm
Turning circle 11,6 m
Luggage volume 480 l
Curb weight 1580 kg
Gross weight 2050 kg
Payload 470 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 1600 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 650 kg
Vertical load N.A.
Roof load 75 kg


Engine type Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel type Super Plus
Injection type Carburettor
Fuel system
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2985 ccm
Valve gear
Valves total valves total, 2 per cylinder


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearbox type Manual transmission, 4 speed
Start / stop system
Shift indicator

Suspension, brakes and tyres

For the better road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort in the chassis construction it has schraube front suspension and schraube rear suspension with scheibe brakes on the front axle and scheibe on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 205/70r14h front and rear.

Front suspension Schraube
Rear suspension Schraube
Front brakes Scheibe
Rear brake Scheibe
Tire size front 205/70R14H
Tire size rear
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire pressure control designation
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driver
Airbag passenger
Front side airbag
Front side airbag designation
Rear side airbag
Rear side airbag designation
Front head airbag
Front head airbag designation
Rear head airbag
Rear head airbag designation
Airbag Other
Airbag Other designation
Airbag deactivation
Airbag deactivation designation
Pre-crash system
Pre-Crash system designation
3-point belt rear center
3-point belt rear center – designation
Rear headrests 87 Euro
Rear head restraints
Active headrests
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated
Brake assist
Brake assist designation
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake control
Traction control
Drive slip regulation
Electronic stability program
Driving dynamics control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights 83 Euro
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensor
Rain sensor
Auto distance control
Automatic distance control designation
Traffic jam assistant
Night view assist
Pedestrian detection
Drowsiness detection
Lane departure
Lane change assistant
Emergency assistant
Intersection assistant
Intersection assistant
Pedestrian protection system
Traffic sign recognition
Head-up display (HUD)
Speed ​​limiter
High-beam assistant


Warranty (vehicle) No
Paint warranty No
Rust warranty 6 Years
Additional warranty

Prices and additional equipment

Base price 17819 Euro
Air conditioner 1599 Euro
Central locking system 187 Euro
Window lifter electr. Front 315 Euro
Window lifter electr. Rear 582 Euro
Parking aid
Parking aid designation
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio 282 Euro
Radio designation BMW Bavaria S
Navigation designation
Emergency function
Alloy wheels 531 Euro
Leather interior 1162 Euro
Metallic paint 448 Euro

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