(4.6) 14 reviews
MSRP: $510$7,206
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 20
Engine: 282-hp, 4.4-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
1998 BMW 740


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If I ever hit the lottery, there will be a BMW 7-series car in my palatial driveway, along with a Jaguar XJR, a Range Rover and several motorcycles. The 7-series is precisely the kind of car you want to put your family in. It feels as strong and safe as your average bank vault. With six air bags - and 2 more as options - in addition to traction and stability control systems, it seems unthink... Read full review for the 1998 BMW 740

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by 5 Beemer owner from CHICAGO, IL on July 19, 2010

tHIS IS AND WAS the best CAR i HAVE EVER OWNED AND I AM ON THE 5TH 740 MODEL!!!! Do not believe the statements here by some owner that said his car fell apart...that is a stupid statement as this is ... Read Full Review

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