BMW E32

The BMW E32 is four door luxury car manufactured in between the years 1986-1994.

The BMW E32 is well known for its luxury options that include the electronic stability control, fax machine, telephone, double glazing and wine cooler. The top speed of the BMW E32 is about 155.37 mph and the top speed in the 750iL version is about 186.4 mph.

BMW E32 480
BMW E32a
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The BMW 750iL featured more luxury features compared to BMW E32 which are electrically adjusted rear seats, dual climate control, legrests, individual ventilation and heating, leather interiors and radio controls.

The earlier models 730 and 735 featured straight-6 M30 engine whereas the 750 model consisted of M70 V12 engine that delivered an output power of 300 bhp.

The models in the BMW E32 are

730i
The 730i was manufactured in between the years 1986-1994. It consisted of a L6 12V engine with an engine code of M30. The bore measures 89 mm and the stroke measures 88 mm. The capacity of the engine is 2986 cc and it delivered an output power of 185 bhp at 5800 rpm and 192 lb-ft torque at 4000 rpm. It reaches the speed of 100 kmph in 9.3 sec.

735i
The 735i was manufactured in between the years 1986-1992. It consisted of a L6 12V engine with an engine code of M30. The bore measures 92 mm and the stroke measures 86 mm. The capacity of the engine is 3430 cc and it delivered an output power of 208 bhp at 5700 rpm and 225 lb-ft torque at 4000 rpm. It reaches the speed of 100 kmph in 8.3 sec.

730i V8
The 730i V8 was manufactured in between the years 1992-1994. It consisted of a V8 32V engine with an engine code of M60. The bore measures 84 mm and the stroke measures 67.6 mm. The capacity of the engine is 2998 cc and it delivered an output power of 215 bhp at 5800 rpm and 295 lb-ft torque at 4500 rpm. It reaches the speed of 100 kmph in 8.5 sec.

740i
The 740i was manufactured in between the years 1992-1994. It consisted of a V8 32V engine with an engine code of M60. The bore measures 89 mm and the stroke measures 80 mm. The capacity of the engine is 3982 cc and it delivered an output power of 282 bhp at 5800 rpm and 295 lb-ft torque at 4500 rpm. It reaches the speed of 100 kmph in 7.4 sec.

750i
The 750i was manufactured in between the years 1987-1994. It consisted of a V12 24V engine with an engine code of M70. The bore measures 84 mm and the stroke measures 75 mm. The capacity of the engine is 4988 cc and it delivered an output power of 296 bhp at 5200 rpm and 332 lb-ft torque at 4100 rpm. It reaches the speed of 100 kmph in 7.4 sec.

Specifications

Vehicle Type: 4-door saloon
Configuration: Front Engine
Engine: 3.0 L I6 and 3.5 L I6, 3.0 L and 4.0 L V8, 5.0 L V12
Transmissions: 4 or 5 speed automatic and 5 speed Manual
Wheelbase: 116 inches
Length: 197.8 inches
Width: 72.6 inches
Height: 56.5 inches
Weight: 4255 lbs