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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 750i
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 750i 17 25 $70,655 $76,800
4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 15 23 $105,800 $115,000
4-Door Sedan 750Li 17 25 $73,510 $79,900
4-Door Sedan 760Li 14 22 $114,170 $124,100
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 24 $55,352 $62,900
4-Door Sedan LWB LWB 16 24 $64,152 $72,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$70,655
$55,352
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$76,800
$62,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1280 / month
$1048 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Controversially styled, the 2008 BMW 7-Series still performs like a smaller sedan and carries rear passengers with ease. The 2008 Lexus LS 460 is a little lacking in personality and presence, so it’s a good choice for those who want top technology and comforts without attracting undue attention.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 44.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.0 103.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 63.5
Wheelbase (in) 117.7 116.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 73.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 198.4 198.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.0 18.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x 0.94 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.7 x 1.18 13.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.3 22.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.07 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.1 11.6-16.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR18 P235/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/50VR18 P235/50VR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P235/50R18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4486 4244
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 18 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 3400 367 @ 4100
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.8L/293 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 360 @ 6300 380 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI/DI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.60
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.86
Trans Type 6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.72
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.46
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.82
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 7 Series Lexus LS 460
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot Strut Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Multi-Link
 
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