Added 04 04 11

« Back to A to Z
0

BMW 7-SERIES SALOONS

4-door 6-seater saloon.

Replacing 2500/2800/3.0S saloons, 7-Series arrived in 1977, with chassis and running gear closely related to 6-Series coupés, and in usual BMW tradition. Bigger car than superseded model (110.0ins wheelbase), and a head-to-head Mercedes-Benz/Jaguar competitor. With four-speed manual/three-speed automatic at first, but five speeds for eighties. 745i (not UK) had 210bhp turbocharged engine.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
2788cc/2985cc/3210cc/3453cc/3430cc (S6 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1977 to 1980  
Number produced:
292,280