Did you ever think that there would be a BMW 7 Series with engine MINI?

BMW Serie 7 730i 2.0 turbo BMW 7 Series is the representation model of the German brand and is expected to also be a model that equip the most powerful engines and pointers from BMW. Maybe that’s why we are surprised a little bit the last launch of BMW to markets such as China and Turkey, with the BMW 730i that uses a engine 2.0-liter turbo source MINI. In order to reduce the access price and pay less taxes this mechanic apparently modest comes to the range of the great saloon.

The engine of the BMW 730i has a 1998cc engine with a diameter of 82 mm per cylinder and a stroke of 94,6 mm That leaves exposed the engine 2.0 turbo corresponds to the family B48, who is employed by the MINI Cooper JCW or the BMW 225i, among other models. Is the the first time that a 7-Series have engines less than six cylinders.

BMW 730 LiAlthough in a first moment an engine 2.0 turbo may seem low for a saloon like the BMW 7-Series, what is certain is that the data show that it is more than enough. 258 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque between 1.550 and 4,400 turns of this small petrol engine allow you to next to the automatic gearbox 8-speed a 0-100 km/h in 6,2 seconds. The variant of battle long 730Li need a tenth more, even though both bodies reach the 250 km/h top speed self-limited.

average consumption approved is only 5.7 liters per 100 kilometres, with CO2 emissions of 133 grams per kilometre. It is still unknown if this little motor will also come to Western Europe, but to do so could be very interesting to make the 7 Series a car is more economical and equally prestacional.

Source – CarScoops

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