Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. In late 1997, E38 7 Series and became the world's first cars available with side impact head airbags. The L7 was only available in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Europe. A big car that handles well in all conditions even when you push it hard in the corners its very stable and predictable. When the E38 was phased out in 2001 to make way for the new E65, sales of E38s increased noticeably in the car's final months of sales as people moved to buy the car before it was replaced for the 2002 model year.
The E38 was the first car available with. On the the 750hL reached a time of 9 minutes and 53 seconds while powered by hydrogen. Regardless, its the only car I've owned that makes a 16 hour road trip not only comfortable, but something to look forward to. The production of the hydrogen engine was integrated into the regular engine production at the Dingolfing plant. The 750i production began in November 1994, in advance of its January 1995 launch.
On April 27, 1993 German design patents were filed featuring a pre-production prototype as a design representation. This is also the most fun car I've ever driven, the V12 makes a sound unlike any other, snarling with power yet elegantly refined. Had some issues when I bought it 4 years ago, fixed all of those, upgraded the navi, fixed cd player, everything works and its a pleasure to drive! The additional security measures brought an additional weight of 950 kg 2,094 lb compared to the normal 750iL Features include explosive cord around the windshield allowing removal of the windshield facilitating escape through it, Hydraulically actuated windows, A gas sensor that can detect irritants like and respond by turning the blower motor off closing the fresh air flaps and all windows, a fire suppression system triggered by either a button or the detection of extreme temperatures in the engine bay or the vicinity of the fuel tank, a breathing air system is also available which delivers air from a cylinder in the trunk, up to three firearms cases designed to fit a were also optionally available, and spherical gunports in the doors. Appearance is still decent for a car of this age. Primary Use: Commuting to work Yep-it's A V12 — 5.
This system required the use of a two-battery system. Some sports models also included a shorter ratio and higher stall speed for the. Unfortunately, excessive sulphur from fuel reacts adversely with the nickel, causing very slight blemishes in the top few millimeters of the cylinder bore. According to Alpina the B12 5. This airbag was designed to offer head protection in side impact collisions and also maintained inflation for up to seven seconds for rollover protection.
In February 1991, the final production design for the new 7 Series was approved by the board 36 months ahead of scheduled start of production for February 17, 1994. An intercom system is provided to communicate with people outside the vehicle while the windows and doors are shut. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. The delamination occurred with the Protection S357A option only, not with normal S352A dual pane windows. What I don't like about the car is that it is expensive to maintain and consumes at lot of gas on short trips. A was available for all petrol models. To view table with complete performance data and technical specifications including final drive and gear ratios, powertrain description, dimensions, accelerations chart etc.
Fun factor is awesome, seats five with a trunk the size of a Prius and still does 0-60 mph in 6. Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. Its twelve-cylinder engine can be operated on both hydrogen and petrol. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic, translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. In the 18th James Bond feature film Tomorrow Never Dies, the sixteen E38 cars used during production were modified so they could be driven from the backseat. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder.
Maintenance costs fair, very fair compared to my wife's Mercedes R class. Traction control works flawless in all weather conditions. Break resistant was also available, which is known to delaminate. The continuous-motion Active Comfort Seat technology was introduced in 1998 to improve comfort and reduce fatigue for the driver and front passenger. From 1988 to 1990 styling work was done initially under design director through April 1990, taken over by Dr. The on 740i and 740iL engines increases from 4. Even though it was the only featured car in the series to be replaced the following year, the E38 740i featured in the which was released in fall 2001.
These airbags are designed to offer head protection in side impact collisions and also maintained inflation for up to seven seconds for rollover protection. The interior is the most comfortable of any car I've ever been in and laid out in beautiful fashion with all instruments and controls right where you want them. Flexible Electronics System Since the start of production the entire in-car entertainment system Radio Function, Navigation System, Television and Telecommunications systems is based on a very flexible automotive computer system. Repair costs are astronomical and not nearly as uncommon as they should be on a car like this. Initial production E38s were available with either a 2.