The base price of our test car was $62,970. Optional equipment included the Sport package and navigation system, which brought the sticker price to $67,370. Warranty
Four years or 50,000 miles. Point: e l xurious 740i gets a shot of adrenaline from the Sport package. Its 4.4-liter V8 is creamy smooth yet fast; bigger tires sharpen its reflexes without degrading the ride quality. Counterpoint: The 740i's styling is beginning to look dated, secondary controls are small and complicated, and most of us can't even afford to look at cars in this price range, much less buy one. SPECIFICATIONS: ENGINE: 4.4-liter V8 TRANSMISSION: automatic CONFIGURATION: Rear-wheel drive WHEELBASE: 115.4 inches CURB WEIGHT: 4,255 lbs. BASE PRICE: $62,970 PRICE AS DRIVEN: $67,370 MPG RATING: 15 city, 21 hwy.