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BMW 7 Series E38 740i (06/1994 – 03/1996)

This BMW 7 Series E38 740i model was produced in the period between 06/1994 and 03/1996 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 4 doors upper class (s-class) sedan (saloon).

BMW 740i (06/1994 – 03/1996)

Body Style:

Sedan (Saloon), 4 doors, 5 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), V-Motor 8, 3982 ccm


286 Hp @ 5800 rpm / 210 kW @ 5800 rpm


400 Nm @ 4500 rpm


6,9 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 250 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 17,1 l/100km
Highway: 8,5 l/100km at 90 km/h and 9,9 l/100km at 120 km/h
Mixed: 11,8 l/100km

Base Price:

55220 Euro

Equipped with v-motor 8 petrol (gasoline) engine with 3982 ccm capacity it produces 286 Hp and 210 kW power at 5800 rpm and 400 Nm torque at 4500 rpm with top claim speed 250 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 6,9 s

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 7 Series (E38) (06/94 – 09/01)
Model 740i 
Internal code E38
Model start 06/1994
Model end 03/1996
Model series start 06/1994
Model series end 09/2001
Body type Sedan (Saloon)
Vehicle class Upper Class (S-Class)
Number of doors 4
Number of seats 5

Performance and Emissions

Equipped with v-motor 8 petrol (gasoline) engine with 3982 ccm capacity it produces 286 Hp and 210 kW power at 5800 rpm and 400 Nm torque at 4500 rpm with top claim speed 250 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 6,9 s

Power 210 kW / 286 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque 400 Nm @ 4500 rpm
Acceleration 6,9 s
Top speed 250 km/h
Fuel consumption city 17,1 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 8,5 l/100km at 90 km/h and 9,9 l/100km at 120 km/h
Fuel consumption mixed 11,8 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 2 (bis 2500kg)*
Fuel tank size 85 l

Official fuel consumption is in the city, on the highway and in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 2 (bis 2500kg)* with carbon dioxide emissions on the Super fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2930 mm
Length 4984 mm
Width 1862 mm
Height 1435 mm
Turning circle 11,6 m
Luggage volume 500 l
Curb weight 1790 kg
Gross weight 2325 kg
Payload 535 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 2100 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 750 kg
Vertical load N.A.
Roof load 100 kg


Engine type Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel type Super
Injection type Indirect injection
Fuel system
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Cylinders V-Motor 8
Capacity 3982 ccm
Valve gear
Valves total valves total, 4 per cylinder


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearbox type Manual transmission, 6 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 215/65r16w front and rear.

Front suspension Schraube
Rear suspension Schraube
Front brakes Scheibe
Rear brake Scheibe
Tire size front 215/65R16W
Tire size rear
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire pressure control designation
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driver Standard
Airbag passenger Standard
Front side airbag Standard
Front side airbag designation
Rear side airbag Standard
Rear side airbag designation
Front head airbag Standard
Front head airbag designation Windowbag
Rear head airbag Standard
Rear head airbag designation Windowbag
Airbag Other
Airbag Other designation
Airbag deactivation
Airbag deactivation designation
Pre-crash system
Pre-Crash system designation
3-point belt rear center Standard
3-point belt rear center – designation Beckengurt
Rear headrests Standard
Rear head restraints
Active headrests
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated
ABS Standard
Brake assist Standard
Brake assist designation Dynamic Brake Control
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake control
Traction control Standard
Drive slip regulation ASC+T (Automatic stability control with traction control)
Electronic stability program Standard
Driving dynamics control Dynamic Stability Control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights Standard
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights 1017 Euro
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensor
Rain sensor Package
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 55220 Euro
Air conditioner Standard
Central locking system Standard
Window lifter electr. Front Standard
Window lifter electr. Rear Standard
Parking aid 644 Euro
Parking aid designation Front and rear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio Standard
Radio designation Business
Navigation 3426 Euro
Navigation designation Color display
Emergency function
Alloy wheels Standard
Leather interior 2301 Euro
Metallic paint 895 Euro

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