With the proposed price of 5.6 billion, the latest upgraded version of the BMW 7 series officially appeared in Vietnam with a specific name 740Li and competed with Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Audi A8L.
For the past three years, decrees, along with import vehicle taxes, have constrained the development of the luxury car market. With the advantage of having an assembly plant in Vietnam at the same time limiting imported cars, Mer’s luxury car market share has risen with the great successes in the Vietnamese market, which can be exemplified with the market share. luxury vehicles like the C-class, GLC or luxury and super-luxury like the S-class or Maybach. Meanwhile, Audi is quiet because of restraint or BMW struggling to find new distributors.
After coming to Thaco’s house, BMW showed signs of prosperity because of the events and launches of new cars to keep up in the world such as BMW X-3, X-5, X-7 and the chain of systems. Service in accordance with BMW standards is improving day by day. And the most recent is bringing the 7 series to Vietnam market, specifically, the 740Li 2020 version priced at 5,599 billion. With this price, users can immediately roll two models in the same segment of Mercedes S450L or S450L Luxury with the prices of VND 4,249 billion and VND 4,869 billion, respectively, but only locally assembled cars. According to many information, in the near future, the more advanced versions will dock in our country.
Priced higher than Mer S450L and S450L Luxury, therefore, the overall dimensions or wheelbase are better than the specific 740Li 5,260mm long, 1,902mm wide, 1,479mm high and 3,109mm wheelbase.
In the 2020 version, the 740Li of the latest generation 6 with a completely changed appearance and also received many different compliments. Most specifically, the expanded grille receives a lot of negative feedback. However, only coming to see reality can see the harmony and harmony of the new design when accompanied by LED headlights and bumper.
Of course, users can replace, upgrade to BMW’s optional Laser Light system and the cost will add up. Or if you love science, like tinkering with research, you can still order these parts to manually perform this stage. In fact, the BMW 330i M Sport has successfully upgraded this option. But the performance of the BMW Led system is also not medium when the ability to project up to more than 3-400m distance and can automatically turn off the Led chip to avoid dazzling vehicles in the opposite direction through the sensor. on car.
The side of the car is streamlined, not too many ribs, only a large chrome splint bar under the door creates a highlight. The car is equipped with 19-inch wheels using runflat tires but it is somewhat monotonous but not really eye-catching. However, each door handle will have 2 wellcome lights to create beautiful effects at night. The rearview mirror is still equipped with a hidden camera for a slim feel with integrated turn signal. And the air suspension system helps customize the chassis up and down 20 mm through the button even when running under 35km / h.
The rear of the car is a modern highlight with 3D stylized taillights from the eye-catching L, the most prominent is the LED array that stretches to connect the taillights on both sides to create a new identity, especially when moving in night. The lower bumper has two more exhaust clusters creating a luxurious chrome-plated cube.
Because it is a large sedan, the trunk capacity is relatively large because it has to yield a little to the rear air-con. This refrigerator has a capacity of 15L used to cool drinks in the car.
Inside the cockpit of the 740Li not much has changed, except for the use of interior cladding materials and the accompanying technologies. In particular, Nappa leather is used quite a lot in combination with oak details and metal trim for a sense of elegance and elegance, especially very few plastic details. Even the taplo part is luxuriously leather.
The steering wheel on the 740Li is a sports-styled 3-spoke leather with buttons that are meticulously crafted for tactile feedback that is great to use but lacks two gearshift paddles. This is a confusing detail on a luxury car. In addition, the steering wheel is a 12.3-inch Live Cockpit Professional electronic display showing the parameters and functions when the vehicle is operating. In addition, users can still view parameters on the steering glass via the HUD display function.
Right in the middle of the car is a large infotainment screen located on a 10.25-inch dashboard. The system also includes navigation, a 32 GB hard drive and two USB Type-C ports, along with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. And 740Li also equipped with BMW Operating System 7.0 provides more customization, can be controlled directly on the familiar iDrive screen or dial or via voice or hand gestures through the command function. Gesture Control gestures. If you want to take full advantage of all the functions, it may take quite a bit of time for users to learn how to use it.
The 2020 BMW 740Li still uses an electronic gear lever, steering settings buttons and an iDrive Touch infotainment system cluster like the old version. And in each Sport, Comfort or Eco driving mode has 2 separate settings.
Both front and rear seats in the car have multi-directional adjustment, remember 2 positions, integrated ventilation, heating and different massage modes and upscale leather material with luxurious diamond-shaped. And the interior of the car creates better accents thanks to the standard Ambient Light system that creates a shimmering atmosphere at night.
The second row of seats can be said to be extremely wide with legroom up to 1,128mm, even when the front row seats are fully moved backwards, it is still difficult to touch the back knee. And featured in the rear seat on the BMW 740Li is a tablet that allows you to install features such as interior lights, seat position, air conditioning or sun blinds. In addition, the rear seat also has two 10.2-inch touch screens to customize entertainment content or track the vehicle’s operating information.
Not only that, the rear unit is independent of two separate areas with the front for the ability to customize both the temperature and wind direction for each seat position in the vehicle. On the pedestal on the door is an additional drawers for gauze cigarette lighter on the two sides of the door. This is one of the few vehicles with this option.
In addition, the car also has other facilities such as 16 Harman Kardon speakers with a total capacity of 464 watts, rear seat lamp, electronic parking brake, electric sunroof, Blu-ray player, snuffer door, ..
Vehicles using 3.0L I6 turbocharged engine for 340Hp / 5.5-6,500Rpm and 450 Nm / 1.5-2,000Rpm torque, with Steptronic 8-speed gearbox transmitting all the power to the rear axle helps 740Li take about 5.6 seconds to accelerate to 100km / h from standstill. It is also the only model in the segment equipped with Integral Active Steering rear wheel steering system that provides additional stability and flexibility, helping the vehicle operate optimally on many terrains. Especially when making a U-turn in an area with narrow space.
Version 2020, BMW 7 series uses super-strong Carbon Core chassis, for better impulse absorption ability but still not too heavy weight, so the car weighs only 2 tons, only about 1,880kg. In terms of safety, the car is equipped with outstanding outstanding features such as Active Protection passenger protection system, Parking Assistant Plus, collision warning, …