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BMW 7-Series 735i V8 4d Auto (1998/S)

BMW 7-Series 735i V8 4d Auto (1998/S) - Owner Review

Superb motorway driving, can chuck around twisters like a 3 series too
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BMW 7-Series (94-02)

Value

4 out of 5

Fantastic value (if you didn't buy new!!) - must get all the whistles and bangs

Costs

3 out of 5

What do you expect - its a £45k car - it'll cost you to run it!

Driving

5 out of 5

Superb motorway driving, can chuck around twisters like a 3 series too

Performance

4 out of 5

You don't need more power than this silky smooth V8 delivers. A joy to drive quickly or sedately

Reliability

4 out of 5

Only let me down once in 80,000 miles

Image

4 out of 5

Understated, classy, low slung. Cars in front shift outta the way!

Comfort

5 out of 5

Only bettered by the new Merc S class (but the Mecs boring to drive)

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Insurance group: 45

Security

5 out of 5

Took the AA 1.5 hours to get in for the keys

Service

5 out of 5

BMW service guys beat Mercs hands down

Problems

Bodywork
Door guards fell off a couple of times!

Engine
Sensor leaked on rad overflow

Gearbox
Zippo

Other
Cat needed replacing (on warranty) at 56k miles!

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes