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BMW 7-Series 735i SE 4d (1989/G)

BMW 7-Series 735i SE 4d (1989/G) - Owner Review

I would not say its practical. It is one monster of a car.
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Review submitted by
Richard Jones on

BMW 7-Series (87-95)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It says get out of the way Im coming through.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
I am 27 and they think I should have a pipe and slippers to match, but I do not care.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes I would. It looked like a gran pappy car but in all honesty it could blow some modern cars of today in to next week....lol

What are you likely to buy next?
Depends on the budget.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£400

When did you buy the car?
April 2005

Did you get a good deal and why?
-

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
It came within my budget at the time and I particularly like its chunky wheels and shape.

What was the dealer like?
-

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
0-60/100km-7 secs top end -150 with ease.211bhp Mine had done 170,000mls and sat in a barn for years but still drove like it was made yesterday. I had a rare manual version and it felt so quick in mid range power. Steering was fine and very smooth. Handling could be a bit temperamental in the wet but isnt that the case with any rear wheel drive? If you ever fancy one forget an auto source a manual then drop a 5 series kit on it with chrome rims and it will look the dogs wotsits.

What's it like to park?
Its huge so parking is a nightmare. Have to be careful because from a drivers point of view it doesnt seem very big looking forwards but it is.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Leaky rocker gasket costing £12 to fix A very bad petrol leak

What's most practical about your car?
I would not say its practical. It is one monster of a car.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Cubby holes in the door

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