It is not a news that the new flagship plug-in hybrid from BMW was coming, what we didn’t know was when this car is gonna be revealed. Well, the waiting is already over, the electrified 7-series is already on its way to hit the markets. The new model will carry 740e iPerformance moniker. The models will be available in August with a $90,095 as a starting price.
The model will of course carry some exclusive blue grille bars and hub covers aith, an eDrive and I badges. If you love the original 7 series than you need to know that all the styling kits you loved here will be available on the 7 hybrid Series also. The car is propelled by a 2.0 liter inline four coupled to an electric motor to make a combined 326 horsepower and369 lb-ft of torque. The power of the car will be transferred through an 8-speed automatic to either the rear wheels or all four. The electric motor, can provide between 25 and 30 miles of driving on a full charge. The quickiest 740Le xDrive iPerformance can hit 62 miles per hourin a claimed 5.3 seconds, and its two-wheel-drive counterparts are 1 to 2 tenths slower. An eDrive button will help the driver to choose between Auto and Max settings.