The top luxury full-size 4-door sedan from BMW is the 7-Series.
Offering the best in luxury and performance but designed
to be both practical and drivable, the 2003 BMW 745i and
the 2003 BMW 745Li are comfortable, stylish and useful.
Understated elegance and a businesslike attitude disguise
a race-ready performance capability.
The 7-Series has two entries, the 2003 BMW 745i and the
2003 BMW 745Li, an extended version of the same basic model
with a content upgrade.
The interior of the BMW 745 cars is rich and textured with
plush materials and a simple BMW design. The interiors of
the 5-Series cars are pretty luxurious. Standards include
front and rear dual-zone automatic climate control, leather
upholstery on 10-way power front seats and plush bench seat,
heated power mirrors, wood trim, rain-sensing wipers, an
automatic day/night rearview mirror and a premium audio
system are standard fittings.
16-way power comfort seats comes standard on the on the
2003 BMW 745Li, which also comes with a slightly longer
wheelbase and a focus on rear passenger comfort.
An assortment of stand alone options and comprehensive
equipment packages are available to 7-Series buyers. These
add great versatility and the potential for additional luxury
BMW has a look that is echoed throughout its extensive line
of vehicles. However, this look is exemplified by the 7-Series.
Quiet, elegant and confidence in performance capability
allow these cars to radiate impressiveness without showy
or flashy glitz. The 7-Series has nothing to prove.
It also has lots of functional extras. Xenon high-intensity
discharge headlights, heated windshield washer jets, heated
side mirrors and metallic paint are all standards also.
Rain-sensing wipers are included at this level but star-spoke
alloy wheels and a liquid high-pressure headlight cleaning
system are extras.
An award-winning 4.4-liter V8 engine powers the largest
and most powerful sedans at BMW. This powerplant has been
very successful and is standard equipment on the 2003 BMW
745 and 2003 BMW 745Li. It pumps out 325hp at 6100 rpm and
330 lb-ft of torque at 3600. It comes with a 5-speed automatic
transmission with optional manual shift capability.
The six-speed automatic transmission is capable of 18/26.
Safety and Security
Active safety includes traction control, an antiskid system
and active roll stabilization (ARS), which counters lean.
The 4-wheel antilock disc brakes with brake assist are powerful
and sophisticated. Passive systems include front and side
airbags, curtain side and torso side airbags, front and
rear active head restraints and more.
Car Search on a 2003 BMW 745.