Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Malaysia, Han Sang Yun who unveiled the new BMW 740Le xDrive said, “Since its introduction early last year, the BMW 7 Series has already redefined the idea of driving luxury in the premium automotive world, even taking home the much coveted World Luxury Car of the Year 2016.
"Here in Malaysia, we have already delivered over 600 units of the BMW 7 Series since its introduction which clearly shows the appeal of this luxurious limousine. Now, the new BMW 7 Series Hybrid with eDrive Technology will only set the benchmark even higher, offering to our customers the most cutting edge BMW eDrive technology which we have developed through our expertise with BMW i.”
Powering the new BMW 740Le xDrive is the latest 2.0 litre four-cylinder in-line engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo expertise derived from the EfficientDynamics engine family of the BMW Group.
The combustion engine develops a maximum output of 258hp with a peak torque of 400Nm. Paired with an equally optimised eight-speed Steptronic transmission, the 740Le xDrive charts a top speed of 250kph.
The car can accomplish a phenomenally notable maximum output of 113hp and a peak torque of 250Nm in pure electric driving mode.
As part of the BMW 360° ELECTRIC program, owners of the new BMW 740Le xDrive join those of the BMW i8, BMW 330e and BMW X5 xDrive40e in enjoying easy access to GreenTech Malaysia’s network of 181 ChargEV stations nationwide through the BMW ChargeNow mobility service.
The new BMW 740Le xDrive is available in Black Sapphire, Imperial Blue, Mineral White, and Sophisto Grey. Inside, the upholstery is lined with exclusive Nappa leather while the interior trim finishes in Poplar Grain Grey fine-wood.