2016 BMW 740e Plug-In Hybrid Image Gallery


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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7 responses to "2016 BMW 740e Plug-In Hybrid Image Gallery"
  1. Anonymous says:

    Probably costs as much as an S70.

    1. Jello slug says:

      i was thinking more like the 90D

      1. RexxSee says:

        “Electric range 25 miles” Lol!

        1. Speculawyer says:

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

  2. Vision Solar dot com says:

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

  3. Speculawyer says:

    Compliance cars, European style.

    1. Priusmaniac says:

      They call that anti ev market share automatic adjustment.