BMW 735iL chassis code E38 (BMW 735iL E38) is the third generation of the BMW 7 series sedan lineup. In addition, this is the most luxurious sedan car in the BMW’s sedan family.
All advanced technology was used on the BMW series 7 models, and this generation is produced in range of year 1994 to 2001.
Although its occupying the position as a luxury car, BMW 735iL E38 still less convenience if its compared to the S-Class manufactured by Mercedes-Benz. This is because the BMW 735iL E38 focusing on its drivers comfortabilities rather than the back seat passengers comfortabilities.
The design of the dashboard itself more leads to the position of the driver. In addition, the suspension also used more lower than the S-Class.
If we talk about the driving experiences, BMW 735iL E38 is quite easy to drive though its have a large dimensions, BMW 735iL E38 overall body have 5 meters height. The handling is very similar to the BMW’s series 3 compact sedan cars. In addition, it also offers many features – the most advanced features on his era. Its use electrical controls, from all the upholstery to back curtain.
BMW 735i E38 Specs Review 1994-1997 (Pre-facelift)
Machine code,3.5 L M62B35 V8
Maximum power output,232 HP @ 5.700 RPM
Peak torque,320 Nm @ 3.300
Bore x Stroke,84.0 mm x 78.9 mm
Transmission,Automatic transmission 5 accelerations
Other features,Electric Damper Control / High-pressure front light washer / Traction control / Moonroof / 2 speakers 4 subwoofers 6 CD changer / Electric seats with memory
Review Specifications BMW 735iL 1998-2001 E38 (Facelift)
Engine code, M62TUB35 3.0 L V8 Vanos Camshaft
Maximum power output, 241 HP @ 5.800 RPM
Peak torque, 345 Nm @ 3.800 RPM
Bore x Stroke, 84.0 mm x 78.9 mm
The rest specifications is the same as the model above.
735iL BMW E38 Cons:
- Great power.
- Abundant torque.
- Perfect handling.
- The built quality is very good.
- Luxurious and minimal designs.
BMW 735iL E38 Cons
- Complex suspensions
- Spare parts are expensive and rare.
- Less comfortable.
- Inefficient fuel consumption
- High maintenance costs
So, that’s a full review of the specification as well as the pros and cons of the BME 735iL E38. For those of you who are interested with this car, please select which version of facelift, in addition to greater power, version facelift has been using the vanos camshaft engine, so fuel consumption is more efficient if we compare it to pre-facelift version.