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2001 BMW 740i L

32,364 Actual Mile One Owner 740iL 4.4L V8 5 Speed NAV & Service Records
Stock #
134512
Body Style
Sedan
Engine
4.4 Liter V8
Exterior Color
Impala Brown Metallic
Interior Color
Tan
Miles
32825

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  • 4.4L DOHC V8
  • 0-60 in 6.0 seconds
  • Recent service by Hendrick BMW
  • 5-speed automatic transmission
  • 4-wheel power disc brakes
  • 32,825 actual miles
  • one-owner car

2001 marked the final year for the E38 platform of the BMW 7-series which was being phased out and replaced by the E65 platform. The E65 debuted to so much controversy and bad reviews that fans of the 7-series rushed out to buy the final year of the nearly bulletproof E38 platform like this 2001 BMW 740iL, giving the platform a nice boost in sales during its final couple of months. Because of this, the 2001 variants of the 7 series line are still some of the most sought after BMW’s to this day. Looking at this low mileage, freshly serviced E38, It’s hard to believe that it’s nearly 14 years old, that’s right, 2001 was 14 years ago now. If you are in the market for an affordable low-mileage luxury vehicle, then this is the bimmer for you.

Here’s a look at the multitude of standard options on the car:

  • Child safety door locks
  • Power door locks
  • Traction control
  • Driver airbag
  • Air conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Tilt steering
  • ABS brakes
  • Front side airbag
  • Passenger airbag
  • Tachometer
  • AM/FM Radio
  • CD player
  • Cassette player
  • Driver multi-adjustable power seat
  • Leather seats
  • Manual sunroof
  • Alloy wheels
  • Full size spare tire
  • Power windows
  • Rear window defogger

And, just in case you missed the Hendrick BMW invoice included in our photo gallery, here’s a breakdown of the car’s recent service:

  • Performed a complete visual inspection
  • Performed a multitude of Check Engine Light repairs
  • Installed a new back valve
  • Replaced the car’s intake manifold gasket
  • Replaced the car’s valve cover grommets and gaskets
  • Replaced the car’s front seal
  • Replaced the car’s thermostat and thermostat O-ring
  • Replaced a defective O2 sensor
  • Replaced a defective MAP sensor
  • Replaced all the car’s spark plugs and coil boots
  • Cleared fault memories
  • Test drove to ensure issues were addressed

With only 32,825 original miles, the 740iL body is absolutely flawless and is covered in Impala Brown Metallic paint, a very rare and unique finish for the E38 platform. At the front of the body you have the instantly recognizable signature split grill at the front resting below the famous BMW logo on the hood. Quad headlights flank the grille while fog lights are below. On the hood and down the sides of the car you have accent lines in the body that give it an aggressive look for a 4-door. At the back of the car you’ll find 740iL badging and another blue and white BMW logo above the rear bumper.

Powering the BMW is a DOHC 32 valve 4.4 liter V8 that was rated at 282hp at 5400 RPM and 324 lbs. ft. of torque. The engine could propel the vehicle 0-60 in six seconds flat and was good in the quarter mile for a time of 14.5 at 97mph, not too shabby for a stock vehicle that weighed over 4400lbs. Pop the hood and you’ll find BMW lettering on the intake cover and valve covers. The all-aluminum block uses variable valve timing and Bosch engine management to produce the near 300hp.

Flip the BMW upside down and you’ll see that mated to the engine is the original 5-speed automatic transmission that actually has adaptive controls that will “learn” the driving habits of the driver and adjust the shift points. The combination was good for a top speed that was governed to 129mph. For the suspension the BMW utilizes front and rear independent suspension to achieve an incredible ride. 4-wheel power disc brakes are responsible for slowing the vehicle. In front of the brakes are the original alloy rims that contain another BMW logo and have been wrapped in Michelin rubber.

Inside the BMW is where the vehicle really shines. Swing open the door and you will reveal an interior that is as practical as it is luxurious. The two-tone leather interior blends a tan and brown throughout the inside of the car. The 14-way adjustable driver’s seat ensures that you will be as comfortable as possible behind the wheel. The windows and sunroof all open with a single touch, and you even get a hands free phone system. In front of the driver is a standard instrument panel. In between the front two seats are the controls for the AC, AM/FM/CD Player/Cassette player, and a nice sized digital display. Above the front seats is a tan headliner that is still holding strong. With the addition of the back seats the BMW is capable of housing five comfortably down the road. The interior is without a doubt a great place to log miles from.

Included in the sale of this 2001 740iL are the original owner documents and a clean CarFax report.

BMW’s have always featured the latest technological advancements and have been a point of pride for their lucky owners. This bimmer is no different, it features incredibly low miles for being nearly 15 years old, has nearly 300 horsepower, a very rare color and elegant color, and is coming from a very meticulous owner. Don’t miss your chance to own a gorgeous 2001 740iL.

Basic

Year
2001
Make
BMW
Secondary Make
n/a
Model Name
740i
Secondary Model
L
Vehicle Type
Passenger Car
Hobby Segment
Luxury
Mileage
32825

Engine / Transmission

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
4.4 Liter V8
Engine Number
n/a
Heads
n/a
Fuel Specification
n/a
Fuel Delivery System Type
Electronic Fuel Injection
Transmission Type
5 Speed Automatic
Transmission Spec
n/a
Transmission Number
n/a

Misc

Entertainment System Type
AM/FM/Cassette w/CD Changer
Battery Location
n/a
Battery Shut Off
n/a
Battery Charger
n/a
Power Steering
Yes
Air Conditioning
Yes

Interior

Interior Color
Tan
Seating Type
Bucket
Seat Material
Leather
Shifter Type
Floor
Center Console
Yes

Body

Body Style
Sedan
Doors
4
Safe Body Color
Impala Brown Metallic
Paint Type
n/a
Stripes
No

Chassis

Front Suspension Type
n/a
Rear Suspension Type
n/a
Axle Specification
n/a
Front Wheel Specification
n/a
Rear Wheel Specification
n/a
Front Tire Specification
n/a
Rear Tire Specification
n/a
Front Brakes Specification
Power Disc
Rear Brakes Specification
Power Disc
Spare
n/a
Exhaust Type
Dual Exhaust
Muffler Type
n/a

History

Restoration Status
Survivor
Mileage Since Restoration
n/a
Awards Summary
n/a
Historical Documents Summary
Original books & manuals. Clean CarFax. One owner.

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