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2022 BMW 7 Series 740i RWD
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2023 BMW 8 Series 840i Convertible RWD
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Specs

2022 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD
2023 BMW 8 Series
840i Convertible RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 20.6 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
335 hp @ 5,500 RPM
335 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
331 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
368 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 44.4 in 29.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 12.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 877 lbs
Exterior
Length 207.4 in 191.2 in
Width 85.4 in 84.1 in
Height 58.2 in 53 in
Wheelbase 126.4 in 111.1 in

Available Options

2022 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • DRAVIT Grey Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Donington Gray Metallic
  • Frozen Bluestone Metallic
  • Individual AVENTURIN Red Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • PHYTONIC Blue Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
  • Alcantara Headliner in Upholstery Color
  • Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
  • Ash Grain Black & Red Wood Trim
  • Individual Piano Finish Black Trim
  • Autobahn Package
  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Executive Package
  • Interior Design Package
  • Luxury Rear Seating Package
  • M Sport Brakes W/Black Calipers
  • M Sport Brakes W/Blue Calipers
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Rear Comfort Seats
  • Remote Control Parking
  • Wood Inlay Leather Steering Wheel
  • AMARONE Brown/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Nappa Leather W/Quilting Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Front Massaging Seats
  • Front Ventilated Seats
  • Ivory White/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather W/Quilting Upholstery
  • Mocha, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Night Blue, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • ZAGORA Beige, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Integral Active Steering
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" V-Spoke Style 620
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR M Orbit Grey
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR M Star-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR Multi-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR V-Spoke
2023 BMW 8 Series
840i Convertible RWD

Exterior Colors

  • AVENTURIN Red Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Frozen Pure Grey Metallic
  • Frozen TANZANITE Blue Metallic
  • Individual DRAVIT Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • PORTIMAO Blue Metallic
  • San REMO Green Metallic
  • Skyscraper Grey Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Comfort Seating Package
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Glass Controls
  • Individual Ash Black Silver Wood Trim
  • Individual Piano Black Finish Trim
  • M Sport Professional Package
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/TARTUFO, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Night Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Integral Active Steering
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" FR & 20" X 9" RR BMW Individual
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" FR & 20" X 9" RR Double Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" FR & 20" X 9" RR M V-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" FR & 20" X 9" RR M V-Spoke (1N7)

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