• BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance

    BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance -

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  • BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance

    BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance -

    Image courtesy of BMW

Key facts

2016 BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance G12 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5238 mm
How heavy?
2075 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
258 PS / 254.5 bhp / 190 kW @ 5000-6500 rpm
How much torque?
400 Nm / 295 / 40.8 kgm @ 1550-4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.3 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
45.0 CO2 g/km


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2016 BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance technical specifications


This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels.
The BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance is one of the G12 model family from BMW.
The 2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that develops 254.5 bhp (258 PS/190 kW) of power at 5000-6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 400 N·m (295 lb·ft/40.8 kgm) at 1550-4000 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels via an 8 speed automatic transmission.
Its claimed weight at the kerb is 2075 kg.
The BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance is said to be able to manage a top speed of 250 km/h or 155 mph, and carbon dioxide emissions are 45.0 g/km.
2016 BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance data
2016 BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance G12 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3210 126.4
Track/tread (front) 1617 63.7
Track/tread (rear) 1646 64.8
Length 5238 206.2
Width 1902 74.9
Height 1479 58.2
Ground clearance 135 5.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 2075 kg 4575 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 46 litres 10.1 UK Gal 12.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.25
Frontal area 2.42
CdA 0.61
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82 × 94.6 mm
3.23 × 3.72 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 258 PS (254.5 bhp) (190 kW)
at 5000-6500 rpm
Specific output 127.4 bhp/litre
2.09 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 400 Nm (295 ft·lb) (40.8 kgm)
at 1550-4000 rpm
Specific torque 200.2 Nm/litre
2.42 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.2:1
Fuel system directo petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2515.8 kPa (364.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Hybrid drivetrain
Secondary motor type synchronous electric motor
Secondary power 113.0 PS (111 bhp, 83.1 kW)
Secondary torque 250.0 Nm (184 ft·lb, 25 kgm) @ 0 rpm
Maximum system output 326.0 PS
Maximum system torque 500.0 N·m
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.3 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 124.36 PS/g
91.46 kW/g
122.65 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.93 kg/kW
18.26 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions 45.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) A
CO2 Effizienz (DE) A+
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7½J x 17
Wheel size rear 7½J x 17
Tyres front 225/60 R 17 99Y
Tyres rear 225/60 R 17 99Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.23
general ID500841
Production total
Model code
Model family G12
RAC rating 16.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance added 2016-11-30.
Last modified 2016-12-06.

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