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Compare BMW 7 Series G11 [730d] vs Alpina B12 E38 [B12 5.7 E-Kat]

Reviews

Neo score
90%
81%
Pros
  • Strong powertrain options
  • Down to great 3.7s 0-100kph time
  • Up to awe-inspiring 610hp of power and 800Nm of torque
  • Excellent 0.24 drag coefficient
  • Good towing capacity
  • Exceptionally gorgeous
  • Very smooth V12
  • Rather good reliability record
Cons
  • Forcing AWD on consumers
  • Styling too generic
  • No manual transmission

Price

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Variants

730d
730d xDrive
730Ld
730Ld xDrive
740d xDrive
740e iPerformance
740i
740Ld xDrive
740Le iPerformance
740Le iPerformance xDrive
740Li
740Li xDrive
750d xDrive
750i
750i xDrive
750Ld xDrive
750Li
750Li xDrive
M760Li 600hp xDrive
M760Li 610hp xDrive
B12 5.7 E-Kat
B12 6.0 E-Kat

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
515 L / 18.2 cu-ft
500 L / 17.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
11.9 L / 12.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.5 L / 6.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
78.0 L / 20.6 gal
95.0 L / 25.1 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
695 kg / 1532 lbs
460 kg / 1014 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/60 R17 99Y, 245/50 R18, 245/45 R19, 275/40 R19, 245/40 R20, 275/35 R20, 245/35 R21, 275/30 R21
245/40 ZR20, 275/35 ZR20
Turning Circle
12.3 m / 40.3 ft

Construction

Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
351.0 V
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
1478 mm / 58.2 in
1415 mm / 55.7 in
Size | Length
5098 mm / 200.7 in
4984 mm / 196.2 in
Size | Width
1902 mm / 74.9 in
1862 mm / 73.3 in
Track Width | Front
1618.0 mm / 63.7 in
1552.0 mm / 61.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1646.0 mm / 64.8 in
1554.0 mm / 61.2 in
Weight
1755.0 kg / 3869.1 lbs
2035.0 kg / 4486.4 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17, 8J x 18, 8.5J x 19, 9.5J x 19, 8.5J x 20, 10J x 20, 8.5J x 21, 10J x 21
Wheelbase
3070 mm / 120.9 in
2930 mm / 115.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
6.1 sec
6.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.8 sec
6.1 sec
CO2 Emission
119 ~ 129 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.24
Fuel Economy
4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (urban) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (highway)
11.9 L/100km / 19.8 MPG (combined)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
280.0 km/h / 174.0 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Engine
B57D30
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.5:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
5.6 L / 344.5 cu-in / 5646.0 cc
Engine | Power
265.0 hp / 197.6 kW @ 4000 rpm
387.0 hp / 288.6 kW @ 5200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
88.5 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
68.5 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
620 Nm / 457.3 lb-ft @ 2000-2500 rpm
560 Nm / 413.0 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
Engine | Type
Twin-scroll turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V12 engine with 2 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic Steptronic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2015 ~ 2019
1995 ~ 1998
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