BMW / BMW 745Li

Vitals

  • Engine
    4.4L
  • Power
    332 @ 6100 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-spd aut w/OD
  • 0-60
    6.3 seconds
  • Drivetrain
    rear-wheel
  • Seating
    4 passengers
  • Fuel Capacity
    88 liters
  • MPG
    11.3 City / 6.3 HWY

Specs

BMW 745Li E66 automatic 332HP (244 kW) @ 6100 rpm
BMW 545i 2003—2005 6 s., manual 333 Hp, petrol
BMW 745d 2005—2008 6 s., sequential automatic 300 Hp, diesel
BMW 745Li E66 automatic 332HP (244 kW) @ 6100 rpm

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BMW 745Li as one amongst the elite class of vehicles
Overview
The BMW 745Li is a luxury vehicle that is manufactured by the German automobile brand BMW. It first came into the limelight as early as 1977. It is available only as a sedan and a full length limousine. The range of car series implements traditional design themes in the exterior and an advanced set of technological equipment.The assembling of the car is done mainly in Germany and Mexico. The BMWs New Six model is its predecessor. With a 4 door sedan style and a FR layout, the vehicle belongs to the luxury class.
Some common models
The E23 is the first of the luxury car series and replaced the first of the E23 sedan range. It was manufactured by the automakers for a period of 10 years before the introduction of the E32 series. It had a six cylinder petrol engine and a curb weight of 1670 Kg. The E32 belonged to the second generation of the 7 series vehicles. Several facilities like the telephone, fax machine and the traction controlling system was incorporated inside the car. The modernised technology of the car allowed the spring pressure of the wipers to automatically increase which in turn steadied the Motorway speeds. Its six cylinder petrol assembly had an operating mechanism that is pretty much similar to the previous generation. The advent of the V12 engine was an extra addition to the line up of 730i and 740i. The engine adhered well to the top speed limit of 250 Km/hr. The wheelbase was provided with an extra rear leg unlike the other vehicles of the 7 series. The E38 however, was the first of the 7 series versions to be run in a diesel engine along with the automatic five speed transmission technology. One of its unique features was the Xenon headlights.
The model as of today
The BMW 745Li uses particular chassis code for each of the versions of the same range. Some of the protection variant species were even powered by Hydrogen. The special addition of the long wheelbase was a standard for maintaining high security. The radical styling methodology and the iDrive techniques are user friendly and assist the driver while driving. The slight modification of the facelift in the year 2005 made it one amongst the favorites for car lovers. The production continues even today with the smart automatic 8 speed transmission and an all-wheel drive base. The turbocharged engines are assembled in parts of Germany and Mexico. An electric motor is used by the Active Hybrid model of the same series that has a front suspension with a wishbone design. The V8 and V12 engines are six cylinder turbocharged and uses petrol as its fuel.
Vehicle review
Ever since the vehicle was introduced to the public, it continued to gain popularity. The BMW 745Li has always represented the superlative class of luxury and technology. The later versions witnessed the eventual addition of even more advanced technologies such as the one with an integrated satellite screen used mainly for navigation. Even though it has a fair bit of competition in the market, it continues to be one amongst the elite class of vehicles.