The BMW 7 gets new six-cylinder engines in the lineup five years after the launch of the current generation, known to fans as the G11 / G12.
Starting in July, the BMW 7 Series can be configured with an improved range of six-cylinder diesel engines in the line. They are equipped with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system and use exhaust gas treatment for low emissions. In addition, the Bavarians ' luxury sedan will also use an improved active steering system.
Diesel engines of the current generation are offered at two levels of performance. The powertrain used in the BMW 730D, BMW 730D xDrive, BMW 730Ld, BMW 730Ld xDrive impresses with an increased output of 15 kW / 21 HP at 210 kW / 286 HP, while the maximum torque was increased by 30 Nm to 650 Nm.
Increased power provides superior performance. For example, the acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h of the BMW 730D and BMW 730D xDrive models has now been improved by 0.2 seconds to 5.9 and 5.6 seconds respectively. This increase is accompanied by a reduction in consumption to 0.6 l / 100 km.
The performance boost also applies to the older brother of the 3.0-liter flat propeller under the hood of the BMW 740d xDrive and BMW 740LD xDrive. The maximum power level of the new six-cylinder linear-drive diesel engine was increased by 15 kW/20 HP to 250 kW / 340 HP. the Maximum torque was extended by 20 Nm to 700 Nm.