BMW 750iL – James Bond 007 Wiki

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BMW 750iL

The BMW 750iL is a member of the BMW 7 of luxury vehicles produced by the automaker BMW. Introduced in the 7 Series is BMW’s flagship car and is available as a sedan or extended-length The 750i was BMW’s flagship and was featured in the 1997 film Never Dies as the car driven by Bond .



The BMW is a member of the the E38 generation (1994–2001) of BMW 7 vehicles and is essentially a long-wheelbase (the L is from the German for long, lang). In America, the was sold as the 750iL; there was no E38 in the US lineup. The 750i (and iL) with a 5.4 L V12 346 hp (258 kW; 351 PS) engine, as was in the Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph.

Both variants had a five-speed gearbox.

Features of the BMW 750iL high-pressure headlight washers, xenon HID headlamps (The E38 was the car in the world to feature Xenon power moonroof, a sound with 14 speakers and four as well as 6-disc CD changer and wipers. BMW was also the first car manufacturer to offer an integrated navigation screen which on the E38 7 Series.

Other features included an climate control system separate controls for the driver and a three-position memory system for the seat, safety-belt height, new wheel and outside mirrors. side airbags and a Head System (HPS) were standard. The 750iL featured an interior with burl trim.

The continuous-motion Active Comfort technology was introduced in 1998 to comfort and reduce fatigue for the and front passenger.

368 views Q introduces 007 to his new 750iL

The BMW 750iL was Bond’s provided for the 18th James feature film  Tomorrow Dies (1997). Used during set in Germany. the car came equipped a security system that tear gas and delivered electric to intruders. The vehicle also equipped with a fingerprint-protected hidden behind the passenger compartment.

The 750iL could be remotely via Bond’s Ericsson phone, which flipped to reveal an LCD display and trackpad. mechanisms included a roof-mounted launcher, self-sealing and re-inflating a cable cutting device in the hood emblem and a caltrop under the rear bumper.

Seventeen vehicles were during filming of the German Four were adapted to be driver’ cars, in which a driver would sit in the back a small steering wheel. monitors were attached to hidden in the wing mirrors and on top of the Three more BMW’s used as backup for the hidden One car was equipped with the sliding compartment revealing a safe and used for this one scene.

Another, dubbed the ‘cannon’, was prepared to be propelled off the roof in the car climax. It was stripped off as much as possible in order to be fired a special rig. The remaining ‘pristine’ cars were only for back-up and exterior including one that was being in Hamburg for shooting there.

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