Gallery :: 2013 BMW 740Li xDrive


Gallery :: 2013 BMW 740Li xDrive


Photos by Russell Purcell


2013 BMW 740Li xDrive Tech Specs:

Base price (MSRP): $106,600CDN

Price as tested: $124,245

Options: Executive Package – $5,950 (Automatic trunk, soft close doors, rear view camera, power rear and side sunshades, ventilated seats, active seat for driver/pass, leather dash, satellite radio tuner); Technology Package – $4,500 (blind spot detection, driving assistant plus, head-up display, night vision with pedestrian detection); M Sport Package – $5,000 (Dynamic drive, 20×8.5-inch 245/R20 front, 20×10-inch 275/35 rear M wheels with performance RFT, roof mouldings in body colour, ceramic control, high-gloss shadow line, M Steering wheel, M aerodynamic kit, anthracite roof liner, M footrest, sport exhaust system), A/C tax- $100, freight and PDI- $2,095.

Type of vehicle: All-wheel-drive, front-engine, 4-door sedan

Engine: 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder

Horsepower: 315 hp @ 5,800 rpm

Torque: 332 lb.-ft. at 1,300-4,500 rpm

Transmission: 8-speed automatic 

Brakes: Four-wheel disc with ABS

Fuel Economy (L/100 km): City 11.4 L (24.7 mpg); Hwy  7.5 L (37.6 mpg)


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Russell Purcell is an award-winning automotive journalist and photographer based in Vancouver, B.C. His passion for automobiles was sparked at the tender age of six, when a family friend gave the wide-eyed first grader a ride to school in a track prepared Porsche 911 RSR. He continues to fan the flames by building an impressive library of automotive related books as well as a vast collection of interesting automobilia and motoring artefacts. Russell is a member of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, and is active on Twitter as RoadTestRuss.