BMW Malaysia introduces the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport
BMW Malaysia today introduced the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport – adding to BMW’s prestigious portfolio of luxury sedans that perfectly exemplify electrifying opulence.
Hans de Visser, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia said, “Our leading role in the world of premium luxury vehicles is not only underlined by the success we achieved last year. In the first quarter of 2021 alone, we have successfully delivered over 2,500 units of BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad vehicles, resulting in over 25% of growth compared to the same period last year. Our role as the market leader for premium electrified vehicles is also underscored by a delivery of over 500 units of electrified BMW and MINI vehicles, recording a triple-digit growth of over 140%.”
“With over 20,000 units of our electrified vehicles on the road since we pioneered Malaysia’s shift to electromobility in 2015, we look forward to deliver on our promise to shape the mobility of the future in Malaysia once again, in the form of the new, locally assembled BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport – BMW Malaysia’s latest interpretation of Progressive Luxury,” de Visser added.
The New BMW 740 Le xDrive M Sport is the latest addition to BMW Malaysia’s extensive portfolio of locally assembled premium vehicles. The new luxury sedan is a testament to BMW Group Malaysia’s efforts in furthering investment within the local automotive industry – in line with the year’s direction towards economic recovery.
Luxury, electrified – The New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport.
The New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport impresses with its distinctive frontal appearance with larger air intakes that are complemented by C-shaped brackets. The elegant front apron features the iconic kidney grille, BMW Laser Lights with High Beam Assistant, and is intricately connected with the sharply sculpted trailing edge, which minimises turbulence and aerodynamic drag.
Featuring the M Sport Aerodynamic Package, the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport arrives with the Individual High-gloss Shadow Line that accentuates the luxury sedan’s sleek profile. A new striking rocker panel also underlines the sporty appeal of the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport.
Exterior highlights of the new luxury sedan also include the set of 19” M light alloy wheels in Double-Spoke style 647 M Bicolour with mixed tyres and run-flat tyres, complete with the M Sport brake. The New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport also features the Sky Lounge panorama glass roof.
A three-litre six-cylinder petrol engine sits at the heart of the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport, generating a peak output of 210 kW/286 hp at 5,000 – 6,000 rpm, and a peak torque of 450 Nm at 1,550 – 3,500 rpm. It is also powered by a lithium-ion battery with state-of-the-art battery cell technology and improved storage capacity that enables the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport to reach 83 kW/113 hp, and a peak torque of 265 Nm via the electric motor.
The new luxury sedan records the century sprint in just 5.1 seconds. With a top speed capped at 250 km/h, the maximum combined output of the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport is 290 kW/394 hp, with a maximum combined torque of 600 Nm. The combined fuel consumption of the new luxury sedan is 2.8 litres per 100 km of travel, while carbon emission is measured at a combined 65 g/km. Power is transferred to the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport via an eight-speed Steptronic transmission which offers exceptional power to the drive wheels.
Within the new luxury sedan, the ‘Fineline’ Fine Wood Trim in Black with High Gloss Metal Effect offers an elegant interior, complete with the BMW Individual Alcantara Anthracite headliner. In the cockpit, drivers are greeted with an M-Sport steering wheel as they sit back on electrically adjustable Comfort seats with memory function in the front.
Ambient lighting and automatic air-conditioning with 4-zone control enhances comfort within the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport, alongside roller sunblinds for the rear side windows, the soft-close door function, and the Comfort Access system for convenient tailgate operation.
Navigational and infotainment features in the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport arrive in the form of the BMW Live Cockpit Professional with a fully-digital 12.3-inch Instrument Display, as well as the BMW Navigation System Professional with 10.25-inch Control Display. Equipped with the BMW Gesture Control and BMW Head-Up Display in the front, the Rear-seat Entertainment Professional with two 10-inch touchscreen monitors ensure passengers in the back seat of the new luxury sedan can enjoy driving entertainment as well.
Digital assistance is offered to the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport via the Driving Assistant Professional, Parking Assistant Plus and Connected Package Professional. Additional highlights of the new luxury sedan include the wireless charging for mobile phones, BMW Display Key, and the 16-Speaker Harman Kardon surround sound system.
The New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport arrives in four classic colour offerings – Mineral White, Carbon Black Metallic, Donington Grey, and Bernina Grey with Amber effect. The exterior offerings can all be paired with Exclusive Leather Nappa upholstery in either Black or Cognac stitching.
The New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport will be available at all authorised BMW dealerships nationwide starting 8th May 2021. Due to a scheduled website maintenance, customers may only book the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport for RM 5,000 via the BMW Shop Online platform at shop.bmw.com.my from 11th May 2021 onwards.
The retail price (on the road, without insurance) without Sales and Services Tax for the New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport is:
- The New BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport: RM 591,503.05
BMW Malaysia introduces the Locally Assembled All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence
BMW Malaysia today introduced the locally assembled variant of the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence – reaffirming their investments in the local automotive landscape through one of the brand’s many progressive pillars.
“We are proud to be redefining the Story of Progressive Luxury with a new addition to our portfolio of locally-assembled vehicles in Malaysia. The new model is also a testament to our commitment in the local market, as we further innovate our fleet of premium Sports Activity Vehicles to complement the most luxurious of lifestyles in Malaysia,” said Hans de Visser, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia.
He added, “After the extensive introduction of many high-profile locally assembled vehicles in the past year – including the BMW 218i Gran Coupé, the BMW 330e M Sport, and the BMW M340i xDrive – this move to localise the assembly of one of our largest models in the BMW X range further demonstrates our longstanding confidence in Malaysia’s potential as a regional hub for the luxury automobile segment.”
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is an exemplification of luxury within the BMW brand, and is a sophisticated statement on its own. The variant’s imposing appearance and stature, designed with comfort and luxury at its heart, belies the versatility and agility that are characteristic of a BMW X model. With its outstanding powertrain and chassis technology, the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence offers an unparalleled driving and interior experience.
The paradigm of luxury and authority.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence retains its iconic bold and immaculate design. The massive front with the imposing kidney grille lends an exceptional road presence to the vehicle, along with the slender BMW Laserlight headlights that can illuminate up to 600 metres ahead. Available as standard also are the LED fog lights and high-beam assistant.
From the side, the near-vertical shoulder line visually elongates the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence from the front to rear – with large windows and a long, dynamically flowing roofline that hints at a spacious interior. Equally striking are the 21-inch light alloy wheels in Y-spoke style 753 Bicolour with run-flat tyres, available as standard. The variant also features a fully-electric tailgate in the rear with the Comfort Access feature, and two large, rectangular tailpipes – one on each side, conveying its immense power.
Formidable engines, hallmark BMW dynamics.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence also retains the powerful six-cylinder in-line petrol engine capable of a maximum power of 250kW/ 340hp, and a peak torque of 450Nm. This results in a century sprint completed in 6.1 seconds. All of these are achieved with a combined fuel consumption of 9.5l/100km and a combined carbon emission of 218g/km.
Power is channelled to all four wheels via an eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission. The xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive system of the luxury SAV maximises traction, agility and handling stability which links up with the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) feature. Included in the sophisticated chassis design of the variant is a two-axle air suspension. With the DSC system, the vehicle load registered by the air suspension sensors can also be factored into braking modulation.
Like the imported variant, the locally assembled variant of the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is offered with the innovative Executive Drive Pro with active roll stabilisation.
Luxurious interior design with integrated technology.
The interior of the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence also features the opulent “Crafted Clarity” handmade diamond-cut trim element and a range of standard equipment including a sport leather steering wheel and electrically adjustable comfort seats.
The BMW Live Cockpit Professional with BMW Operating System 7.0 combines the fully digital, user-configurable 12.3-inch instrument cluster with an equally large central Control Display with touchscreen functionality. The BMW Head-Up Display is also located within field of vision. The variant is also fitted with the voice-controlled BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant and BMW Gesture Control.
Other highlights include the Welcome Light Carpet feature, five-zone air conditioning, a Harman Kardon Surround Sound System with 16 loudspeakers and electric roller blinds for side windows. The Rear Entertainment Professional system is also available within the locally assembled variant, while the sheer spaciousness is further enhanced by the large Panorama Roof Sky Lounge.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence also features soft-close function for doors. Space is offered to the luxury SAV via a versatile luggage compartment that can be maximised up to 2,120 litres with the backrests folded down.
Advanced connectivity meets sporting luxury.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is equipped with the Reversing Assistant to assist in safely manoeuvring out of a tight parking space. The Driving Assistant has been outfitted with a comprehensive range of functions, tailored to allow full ease of mind when on the drive. They include Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Warning and Front Collision Warning with brake intervention.
As a welcome addition, the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence also comes with Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function and Integral Active Steering, further enhancing the safety and comfort of the drive. Other innovative features include the BMW Digital Key, wireless charging for mobile phones, as well as smartphone integration that are available as standard equipment for the locally assembled variant.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is offered in five exterior finishes to complement its sophisticated stature, with selected interior colour combinations. The exterior colours of Black Sapphire and Sophisto Grey come in Cognac Leather Vernasca upholstery with Black design perforations, while Phytonic Blue and Manhattan Metallic exteriors come complete with an all-Black design-perforated Leather Vernasca interior. Lastly, Leather Vernasca in Coffee with Black design perforations comes exclusively with the Mineral White model.
The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence will be available at all authorised BMW dealerships nationwide starting 8th May 2021. Due to a scheduled website maintenance, customers may only book the new luxury SAV for RM 5,000 via the BMW Shop Online platform at shop.bmw.com.my from 11th May 2021 onwards.
Dynamic financial programme.
With the Balloon Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence can be owned with a monthly instalment plan starting from RM 7,468.00 (based on estimates of an 80% loan on a five-year tenure).
Complete premium ownership experience.
Owners of the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence will receive the complete BMW Group Malaysia Premium Ownership experience which includes:
- BMW 5-Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service Programme
- BMW Roadside Assistance and Accident Hotline
- The BMW Group Loyalty+ Mobile App – BMW Privileges Card
- BMW Service Online
Owners of the luxury SAV can also download the New My BMW App for greater digital personalisation of the premium ownership experience. The New My BMW App features a new-look design that is intuitive, offering a simplified user experience and services that will better support individual electromobility in Malaysia.
The retail price (on the road, without insurance) without Sales and Services Tax for the All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence is:
- The All-New BMW X7 xDrive40i Pure Excellence: RM 673,323.61