2010 Detroit: 2011 BMW 740i, 740Li gets 6-cylinder twin-turbo

2010 Detroit: 2011 BMW 740i / 740Li

  • Key Competitors: Audi A8, Jaguar XJ, Lexus LS, Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
  • Power: 3.0L twin-turbocharged inline-6 – 315-hp / 330 lb-ft.
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic.
  • Availability: Spring 2010.
  • Pricing: TBA.

BMW has finally reintroduced 6-cylinder power back to the 7-Series lineup with the new 2011 BMW 740i / 740Li. The twin-turbocharged straight six, mated to a 6-speed automatic, allows for a total of 315-hp and 330 lb-ft of torque.

The 740i and the 740Li will both offer other 7 Series options and packages, including the M Sport Package, Driver Assistance Package, Luxury Seating Packages, Rear Entertainment Package, and even the BMW Individual Composition Package.

Pricing will be announced closer to launch date.

More high-res photos from Detroit after the jump.

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