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The BMW TwinPower Turbo engines in the BMW 7 Series.

Overwhelming performance and ground-breaking efficiency – every power unit for the BMW 7 Series is an expression of the dedicated development work of the BMW EfficientDynamics engineers. Their function as a team is similarly impressive. The BMW 740e/Le represents an example of innovative, sustainable and efficient engine technologies.

BMW Twinpower Turbo Petrol Engines

BMW TWINPOWER TURBO PETROL ENGINES.

The latest generation BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engines feature remarkably agile power delivery and excellent responsiveness, even at low engine speeds. At the same time they are more efficient, with fewer emissions and better performance than their predecessors. These innovative engines combine the latest fuel injection technology and fully variable valve control including Double-VANOS with state-of-the-art turbocharger technology and represents a milestone in the BMW EfficientDynamics development strategy. The result is a particularly efficient drive train, which emphasises the renowned BMW engine prowess. The BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine has been honoured multiple times with the Engine of the Year Award, bolstering its worldwide reputation for dynamic power delivery, extremely smooth running characteristics and impressive efficiency. The engines from the BMW EfficientDynamics range feature a technology concept that has been proven highly successful and is implemented in nearly all petrol engines.

  • BMW 750i Sedan
  • BMW 750Li Sedan
  • BMW 740i Sedan
  • BMW 740Li Sedan
  • BMW 740e iPerformance Sedan
  • BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance Sedan
BMW Twinpower Turbo Diesel Engines

BMW TWINPOWER TURBO DIESEL ENGINES.

The new generation of BMW TwinPower Turbo diesel engines is a testament to the rigorous application of the BMW EfficientDynamics philosophy, combining top marks in power generation and performance with low fuel consumption. The diesel engines are notable for their excellent responsiveness and agile power delivery at all engine speeds, as well as for their low fuel consumption. They are renowned for their outstanding efficiency and dynamics, producing very few emissions and friction in order to guarantee maximum driving pleasure. The new diesel engines in the BMW EfficientDynamics range feature lightweight aluminium construction and one, two or three turbochargers with variable turbine geometry. They also come with the very latest CommonRail direct injection, which guarantees optimum combustion to further reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

  • BMW 730d Sedan
  • BMW 730Ld Sedan
  • BMW 740d xDrive Sedan
  • BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan

Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

The maximum speed is electronically limited for the BMW 7 Series models.


All engines meet the EU6 emissions standard. Fuel consumption is determined in accordance with the ECE driving cycle (93/116/EC) made up of approximately one third urban traffic and two thirds extra-urban driving (based on the distance covered). CO2 emissions are measured in addition to fuel consumption as such. Fuel consumption levels are calculated on the basis of vehicles with standard equipment. Special equipment (e.g. wider tyres) can have a significant impact on fuel consumption and driving performance levels.


The technical data specified apply to vehicles in the German market. The models illustrated may, in part, include optional equipment and accessories not fitted as standard. According to the specific requirements of other markets, alterations may occur regarding models, standard and optional equipment as described in the text and illustrations. For precise information, please contact your BMW Partner. Subject to change in design and equipment. Subject to error. Equipment specific to national markets is not represented here.


Unladen weight (EU) in kg: the figure quoted includes a 90 per cent tank filling, 68 kg for the driver and 7 kg for luggage. Unladen weight applies to vehicles with standard equipment. Optional equipment may increase this figure.


Rated output: BMW recommends the use of super unleaded 95 RON fuel. Unleaded RON 91 fuel or higher with a maximum ethanol limit of 10 per cent (E10) is also permitted. The performance and fuel consumption rates listed are based on the use of RON 98 fuel.


Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions for the BMW 7 Series models with petrol or diesel engine:
Fuel consumption in l/100 km (combined): 12.6* to 4.4
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 299 to 116


Fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and power consumption for the BMW 7 Series iPerformance models:
Fuel consumption in l/100 km (combined): 2.5 to 2.0
CO2 emissions in g/km (combined): 56 to 45
Power consumption in kWh/100 km (combined): 13.9 to 12.5


The figures for fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and power consumption depend on the wheel and tyre sizes selected.


Further information about the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions for new passenger automobiles can be found in the 'New Passenger Vehicle Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission Guidelines', which are available free of charge at all sales outlets and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern, Germany.