1997 BMW 7 Series 740il 4.0 V8 from North America
Immortal drive-train, wonderful car, annoying little things break
Head and tail lights last only a few months.
Cupholder breaks with US size cans.
Radiator upper hose mount tends to break at full acceleration, making for spectacular clouds of steam as you seemingly disappear ahead.
Engine and transmission seem immortal, running as good as new at 140,000 miles with only routine maintenance.
This car is a lot quicker than the specs suggest, puts away some cars with better 0-60 times such as Lexus gs450.
Unbelievably comfortable and good handling car (actually handles better than the 5-series) means you can put away prodigious distances effortlessly.
Drives like a small sport sedan, but is actually sneaky large. Rear seat legroom and the heated steering wheel will spoil you forever.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 27th February, 2007