BMW 760i and 760Li: New V12 engine for the BMW 7 Series

An extended wheelbase and a newly developed V12 engine BMW 760i and BMW 760Li set the current 7 Series to the crown. First used the eight-speed automatic used in the new 7 Series flagship.


Although even the predecessors of the top 7 Series contributed a V12 under the hood - the new engine, the maximum power and maximum torque but was better than ever before. In addition, BMW has filed on the power delivery and engine acoustics of the V12.

BMW 760i and 760Li: New V12 engine for the BMW 7 Series
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BMW 760i with a V12 bi-turbo and 544 hp

The result was a twin-turbocharged direct injection petrol engine with six-liter displacement and 544 hp, which develops its maximum torque of 750 Newton-meters at a low 1,500 / min. Power is transmitted for the first time over the eight-speed ZF automatic transmission.
Average fuel consumption of the BMW 760i should look for BMW information within limits: The preliminary value enter the Bayern 12.9 liters per 100 kilometers on. The stringent guidelines of the EU5 emission standard have already been taken into account. For the sprint from zero to 100 km / h, the two-ton BMW 760i takes less than five seconds.

BMW 760Li with an extended wheelbase

The wheelbase of the new long-wheelbase BMW 760Li is also grown by 14 centimeters, which is intended to create more interior space and set new standards in terms of comfort. Overall, it brings the BMW 760Li to a length of 5.21 meters.

BMW 760: Numerous assistance systems

To the standard assistance systems on board the new BMW 760i include the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including ABS and brake assist, an electronic damper adjustment (DC2), the steering Supporting Zung Servotronic and a roll stabilization. Adaptive cruise control with stop&-Go function, Audi side assist lane departure warning, night vision assistant "Night Vision" with pedestrian recognition and the head-up display and a rearview camera are optional to have.

As an optional addition to the standard bi-xenon headlamps, a High-Beam Assistant and Adaptive Headlights including cornering light can be ordered for a fee added.

V12 writings betray the BMW 760i and the BMW 760Li

Outwardly, the top version of the BMW 7 Series can be identified by the model-specific alloy wheels in 19-inch format as well as on the V12 lettering on the chrome gills and the illuminated stainless steel door sill plates. Another distinguishing feature: An additional chrome bar at the rear between the newly designed twin tailpipes of the exhaust system. A nappa leather dashboard and a mix of root wood and Alcantara emphasize the luxurious interior of the BMW 760i and 760 Li.

Almost simultaneously, Mercedes in New York, the face-lifted S-Class

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