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Review I investigated the car's history ( in general E38 - V-12's, for over a year ) and looked at many poor examples -- I'm a bit amazed, how people treat a $100,000 car -- but in the end result, that favored me, ( the cars rep suffered -- BMW dealers contributed to that, along w/ the recession ) I bought a well taken care of 98 750 in 2007, w/91M - for $6250 ----- but I adopted this schedule -- oil & filter changed between 4-5000 mi. -- transmission fluid & filter every 40,000 mi. -- rear end -- 25,000 mi. -- power steering . brakes and coolant flushed every 30,000 mi. ------ I had to replace the entire cooling system - give it a complete tune-up and 70% of the suspension -- but I consider this normal for the 92,000 mi. I put on the car ----- so what went wrong out of the ordinary ? no wd. regulators, no electrical gremlins, starter, alternator, abs -- only an auxilary water pump -- bypassed it. The car never left me stranded -- the real key for me, is I have a mechanic I pay $50 an hr. to -- doesn't charge by the book - only for the time it takes ( prides himself on being faster ) and replacing all items at once - not piece meal - saves considerable labor----- I spent $ 4783 for 9 yrs. to keep it on the road --- sold the car to a neighbor 2 months ago ( I was tired of the black/black combo ) he was always impressed, how I took care of the car -------- so I went on a nation wide search for a white E38 - 750il -- found a 96 in Orange, CA - w/97m very clean - flew out picked it up and made a road trip out of it ( Bryce canyon in Utah is spectacular ) back to Minneapolis --------- here we go again --
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What options are available on the 1996 BMW 7 Series?
Available BMW 7 Series 1996 Submodel Types: Sedan, Hybrid, Diesel, M760i xDrive
Exterior Colors: Jet Black, Black Sapphire Metallic, Alpine White, Dark Graphite Metallic, Titanium Silver Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic, Imperial Blue Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Space Gray Metallic, Magellan Gray Metallic, Sterling Gray Metallic, Titanium Gray Metallic, Azurite Black Metallic, Cashmere Silver Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic, Monaco Blue Metallic, Toledo Blue Metallic, Jatoba Brown Metallic, Orient Blue Metallic, Deep Green Metallic, Michigan Blue Metallic, Singapore Gray Metallic, Citrin Black Metallic, Milano Beige Metallic, Almandine Brown Metallic, Arctic Gray Metallic, Barbera Red Metallic, Dark Graphite Metallic II, Deep Sea Blue Metallic, Kalahari Beige Metallic, Midnight Blue, Orinocco Metallic, Slate Green Metallic, Special Order Color
Interior Colors: Black Nappa premium leather, Black premium leather, Black Dakota leather, Saddle/Black Nappa premium leather, Beige premium leather, Ivory White/Black Nappa premium leather, Oyster Nappa premium leather, Canyon Brown Full Merino premium leather, Cognac Nappa premium leather, Black/Black, Oyster premium leather, Basalt Gray/Flannel Gray, AmaroBrown premium leather, Black/Black premium leather, Champagne premium leather, Zagora Beige Nappa premium leather, Amaro Brown premium leather, Cognac Dakota leather, Dark Beige/Beige III premium leather, Flannel Gray premium leather, Light Saddle Dakota leather, Amaro Brown Full Merino premium leather, Black/Natural Brown premium leather, Veneto Beige Nappa premium leather, Basalt Gray/Flannel Gray premium leather, Black leather, Canberra Beige Nappa premium leather, Dark Beige/Beige III, Ivory White/Black Dakota leather, Mocha Nappa premium leather, Opal White Full Merino premium leather, Black/Natural Brown, Gray, Oyster/Black premium leather, Platinum premium leather, Saddle/Black premium leather, Beige III, Champagne Full Merino premium leather, Cream Beige premium leather, Fiona Red/Black Full Merino premium leather, Natural Brown, Natural Brown premium leather, Oyster Beige/English Green, Oyster/Black Nappa premium leather
Popular Features: Alarm, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Auto Climate Control, Leather Seats, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Navigation, Stability Control, Sunroof/Moonroof, Trip Computer, Upgraded Headlights, Rear Bench Seats, Power Driver Seat, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Post-collision safety system, Parking sensors, Tire Pressure Warning, Bluetooth, Automatic Emergency Braking, Heated seats, USB Inputs, Aux Audio Inputs, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Back-up camera, AWD/4WD, Pre-collision safety system, Heads up display, Keyless Entry/Start, Mobile Internet, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Monitoring, Cooled Seats, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Adaptive Cruise Control, 360-degree camera, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Upgraded Stereo, Rear Entertainment System