2016 BMW 740e Plug-In Hybrid Image Gallery

SEP 14 2015 BY STAFF 7

BMW has released new images of its latest plug-in hybrid.

Seen here is the BMW 740Le PHEV, a full-size plug-in from the German automaker.


“BMW releases new photos of the 2016 BMW 7 Series 740Le plug-in hybrid. The new 7 Series is being launched this week in Porto and New York City with hundreds of journalists from around the world driving a variety for models. Over the next few years, BMW brand will get electrified; theX5 xDrive40e was the first plug-in hybrid announced with techniques learned from BMW’s i division. From there, the 330e plug-in hybrid was announced and now, the 7 Series gets a plug-in hybrid.”

2016 BMW 740e

2016 BMW 740e

Pricing has not yet been announced.

2016 BMW 740e

2016 BMW 740e

Here are the specs for the 740Le:

  • BMW 740e (BMW 740Le, BMW 740Le xDrive): Four-cylinder in-line petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology (TwinScroll turbocharger, direct injection, VALVETRONIC, Double-VANOS).
  • Capacity: 1,997cc, output: 190 kW/258 hp at 5,000–6,500 rpm, max. torque: 400 Nm / 295 lb-ft at 1,250–4,800 rpm.
  • BMW eDrive technology with synchronous electric motor,
    output: 83 kW/113 hp, torque: 250 Nm (184 lb-ft), lithium-ion high-voltage battery.
  • Total system output: 240 kW/326 hp.
  • Acceleration [0–100 km/h / 62 mph]: 5.6 seconds (BMW 740Le: 5.7 seconds, BMW 740Le xDrive: 5.5 seconds),
  • top speed: >240 km/h / 149 mph,
  • top speed, electric: 120 km/h / 75 mph (electronically limited);
  • electric range**: 40 km / 25 miles (BMW 740Le: 40 km / 25 miles, BMW 740Le xDrive: 37 km / 23 miles).
  • Average fuel consumption**: 2.1 litres/100 kilometres / 134.5 mpg imp (BMW 740Le: 2.1 litres / 134.5 mpg imp, BMW 740Le xDrive: 2.3 litres / 122.8 mpg imp),
    12.5 kWh/100 kilometres (BMW 740Le: 12.5 kWh, BMW 740Le xDrive: 13.0 kWh),
  • CO2 emissions**: 49 g/km (BMW 740Le: 49 g/km, BMW 740Le xDrive: 53 g/km), exhaust standard: EU6.
2016 BMW 740e

2016 BMW 740e

Additional images in mega gallery at BMWBLOG.

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Probably costs as much as an S70.

i was thinking more like the 90D

“Electric range 25 miles” Lol!

And that is on the unrealistic European system. Real world range is probably more like 14 miles.

Couldn’t they have hidden the charge door a little more?

Compliance cars, European style.

They call that anti ev market share automatic adjustment.