BMW Malaysia unveiled the refreshed 740Le xDrive which is a new icon that exemplifies the brand’s new definition of progressive luxury. The new BMW 740Le xDrive is offered in four colour choices of Mineral White, Black Saphire, Bernina Grey and Imperial Blue. Customer may pair with either Black Nappa or COgnac Nappa leather upholstery that portrays a world-class definition of progressive luxury.
1. The new 7 is powered by an uprated hybrid system
First and foremost, let’s talk about the powerful engine. The new 7 combustible power comes from a 3.0-litre turbocharged inline-six engine, producing 286hp from 5,000 to 6,000 by an eight-speed Steptronic Transmission. It is also powered by an uprated hybrid system over its predecessor.
2. Travel at a top speed of 140kph
The presence of a lithium-ion battery allows the electric motor to produce 113hp at 3,170rpm and an instantaneous 254Nm of torque from 0 to 2,700rpm which allows the car to travel up to 46km at a top speed of 140kph.
Meaning, when combined, cumulative output stands at 394hp and 600Nm of torque allowing it to sprint from 0 to 100kph in a mere 5.1 seconds. The new BMW 740Le xDrive can reach an electronically-limited top speed of 250kph. How fast is it?
3. Plug-in hybrid car
Powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine, the new 7 is also supported by an electric motor. The batteries can be recharged via a wall socket – allowing it to travel 41 km according to the official NEDC rating.
4. Fully covered with Nappa leather and grey Poplar Grain wood finishing
BMW never fails to impress us with its extraordinary and luxurious interior. All the materials are carefully selected – the cabin’s seats, instruments panel, as well as the front and rear upper section of the door rails, are wrapped in Nappa leather. For the finishing touch, the cockpit with redesigned displays and controls are covered with fine grey Poplar Grain wood.
5. Powered seat with massage function
Both passenger and driver can sit in comfort while enjoying the automatic quad-zone air conditioning and rear powered seat with massage function. There is a mobile phone tray with wireless charging available for passenger’s convenience.
6. Introducing the super smart BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant
Adapting a high-technology system, BMW 740Le xDrive is equipped with BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant – an adaptable digital personal assistant that is voice-activated and the user can use any personalised activation word to activate it.
Drivers have five possible input methods to control vehicle functions – the steering wheel buttons, iDrive Controller, Touch Display, Voice Control and Gesture Control.
7. Fully equipped with camera and radar that can detect cyclists and pedestrian
For safety, the new 7 comes with the BMW Personal CoPilot driver assistance system with standard equipment such as camera and radar-based approach and pedestrian warning system that can detect cyclists.
8. The new 7 allows you to park easily thanks to the Parking Assistant and Reversing Assistant
Parking is made easier with the new 7 thanks to the Parking Assistant and Reversing Assistant. Besides, it has Steering and Lane Control Assistant that provide support for narrow road sections.
The new BMW 740Le xDrive will be made available from July 19 onward in Peninsular Malaysia and from July 26 onwards in East Malaysia at the price RM594,800 on-the-road without insurance. The cars are available at all authorised BMW dealerships.