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The BMW 7 Series (e38 ) is a of full-size luxury vehicles by the German automaker BMW. It the New Six models in 1977. It is BMW’s car and is only available as a sedan.

Good in Used BMW e38 cars

‘modern’ looking than A bit bigger (16′ 4 long by 1 wide, but a lot heavier at 1,915kg for Better ride. Luxurious and 193bhp 728i capable of mpg.

V8s re-engined in early 238bhp M62 3,498cc 735i 218bhp 2,997cc M60 730i and M62 4,398cc 740i replaced 3,592cc M60 740i (same output, more torque). M73 5,379cc 750 V12.

7-Series ) was 15th from top in ‘R’ reg Power Customer Satisfaction (but well below XJ8). S and T reg cars came in 2001 Top Gear / JD Power Satisfaction Survey.

BMW, and Ford jointly suffered the breakdowns attended by German during 2001. BMW had sixth average cost in warranty for cars up to 10 years old in 2002 Direct index. Low 3 out of 9 point rate from accidents in model.

BMWs generally had below warranty repair costs in Warranty Direct Reliability

What’s Bad in Used BMW e38 cars

Not a big on 6 cylinder predecessors.

Premature wear can be a problem on the earlier M60 V8 and the M52 2.8 six. Ticking noise hydraulic lifters of M52 2.8 six can denote the oil pump plastic impeller has Unfortunately it’s an engine out job to get at it and it.

Heavy tyre wear.

2001 3 year warranty expensive top up to be comprehensive in 2nd and 3rd years.

7 Series (e38 ) 4th least car in 2005 Warranty Direct Survey with 57 repair per 100 cars.

Used BMW cars e38 Model


• E38 Production begins in for the 1995 Model Year the E32. Initial production were available with a 2.5L Turbodiesel 3.0L or M60 V8 or the 5.4L M73 V12 engine.

• US Model includes the 740i, 740iL and

1995 BMW 7 series — e38 a block made of Nikasil, is Aluminium impregnated with and Silicone. Apparently. sulfur adversely with the Nickel. very slight blemishes in the top few of the cylinder bore. The cylinder are crosshatched, which is the name to a pattern scratched into the of the cylinder wall.

These help seat and seal the rings, allowing good More information on Nikasil BMW’s can be found here

• e38 750 i included Steptronic automatic with manual shift

• e38 728 i and e38 735i was launched with control, ABS, alloy dual airbags, air-conditioning, upholstery, and electric front

• e38 740i and e38 740iL upgraded the M60 4.0L to the M62 4.4L V8 engine.

• and traction control become on e38 730i . e38 740i . and e38 740iL . is not available in the North American until 1999 when the e38 ZSP Sport Package was offered.

• An sports suspension, onboard TV and navigation system were as options.


• e38 730i SE and e38 735i /735i SE launched. includes central locking, fog lamps and electric heated 735i has rear head and electric front seats; SE has a sunroof; 735i SE has air-conditioning, control and leather. *Revisions through the model year front head airbags; air-conditioning on 728i /735i ; computer on 728i ; DSC III (Dynamic Control) offered on 740i/740iL and

• xenon headlamps were on e38 750 i/750iL .

• e38 750 iL in Tomorrow Never


• A new ZSP option (Sport includes an Alpina suspension, alloys, sports seats and exterior trim.

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• Revisions through the model year new front and rear lights, a grille, black side and valances, and a remote locking memory system

• DSC (Dynamic Control) now standard on all e38 7 series

• Satellite navigation system standard on e38 750 i and e38 750 iL


‘Facelift’ 9/98 production featuring headlamps, new front fenders shorter turn signal and side fascia improvements elimination of the visible jackpoints)

• The e38 73 5 and e38 740 receive an improved M62TU V8 with single VANOS valve timing. The 4.4 engine a marked increase in torque 310 to 324 lb•ft (439 N•m) remains at 282 hp (210 kW).

• A Package becomes available for the e38 which includes: blacked-out shadowline trim, Vavona interior trim, 18-way sport seats, staggered (460 mm) alloy wheels, a ///M inspired suspension thicker front and rear bars, Steptronic Transmission higher stall-speed torque and a higher 3.15 final ratio (versus 2.92).

• The e38 750 receives an improved M73N 5.4 V12 engine making a slight in power and torque.


• A of previously optional features standard, including Xenon rain-sensitive windshield wipers, washers, GPS navigation, and upgraded o including DSP and 6-disc CD changer

• The package is extended to include the but without the same performance features as the 740i receives. The Sport maintains the same cues as the e38 740i Sport as vavona redwood trim, exterior trim and 18 staggered wheels. The iL comes standard EDC for improved handling.

• Final of E38 sales with production in July 2001.

• Body-colored skirts and bumper facias, were previously flat

• Clear front and rear signal lights replace lights.

• More previously features become standard, a Motorola StarTAC or Motorola (depending on date of production) BMW Assist telemetry system.

• Navigation and a faster CD-ROM navigation computer were in from 9/00 production on all

• (US BMW 7 series — e38 models) folding exterior mirrors are now on the 750iL. and included in the optional package on all other models.

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