2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 750i First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 - Road Test Specs

2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Sedan

(4.4L V8 Twin-turbo Hybrid 8-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 750i 4dr Sedan (4.4L 8cyl Turbo gas-electric hybrid 8A)
Vehicle TypeSedan 4-dr rear wheel drive-passenger 5
Estimated MSRP$103,175
Assembly locationDingolfing, Germany


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front-engine combined with electric motor, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeTwin-turbocharged, direct-injected, V-8, gasoline with auto-stop/start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)4,395cc (268cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves/cylinder variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)440 @ 5500 - 6000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)480 @ 2000 - 3000
Fuel typepremium unleaded (required)
Hybrid typeSeries
Combined horsepower (hp @ rpm)455 @ 5,500 - 6,000
Combined torque (lb-ft @ rpm)515 @ 2,000 - 3,000
Transmission type8-speed automatic with console shifter
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=4.714; II=3.143; III=2.106; IV=1.667; V=1.285; VI=1.000; VII=0.839; VIII=0.667
Final-drive ratio (x:1)2.810


Suspension, frontIndependent double-wishbones, coil springs, driver-adjustable 3-mode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, driver-adjustable 3-mode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeHydraulic-assist, speed-proportional, rack-and-pinion steering
Steering ratio (x:1)19.1
Tire typeAsymmetrical all-season
Tire size, front245/45R19 98Y
Tire size, rear275/40R19 101Y
Wheel size, front19-by-8.5-in
Wheel size, rear19-by-9.5-in
Wheel materialCast aluminum
Brakes, front14.7-in one-piece ventilated cast-iron discs with 1-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear14.6-in one-piece ventilated cast-iron discs with 1-piston sliding calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)4.7

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)17 mpg city; 26 mpg highway
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)21.1

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,795
Length (in.)199.8
Width (in.)74.9
Height (in.)58.3
Wheelbase (in.)120.9
Track, front (in.)63.4
Track, rear (in.)65.0
Turning circle (ft.)40.0
Legroom, front (in.)41.2
Legroom, rear (in.)38.4
Headroom, front (in.)40.6
Headroom, rear (in.)38.5
Shoulder room, front (in.)59.2
Shoulder room, rear (in.)57.4
Seating capacity5
GVWR (lbs.)5,820


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years/50,000 miles
Corrosion12 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years/Unlimited miles
Free scheduled maintenance4 years/50,000 miles

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