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2010 BMW 7-Series - Review

 

The 2010 BMW 750Li equipped with the optional M Sport package, is the automotive incarnation of Billy Bob Thornton. Smooth, refined, and highly intelligent when necessary, but rowdy and rude when business is done. And that, for me, is a near-perfect mix.

Or, to put it another way, the 750Li is a reverse mullet: party in the front, business in the back. In the driver's seat, once you engage the Sport+ mode and pull the gear selector over into Sport, things get very interesting--and they get even more so if you hold down the traction control button, putting the big limo into full DSC-OFF mode, its most focused and free setting.

With DSC-OFF engaged, you can power brake and roast the tires, slide tail-out around any curve of suitable radius for its frigate-like length, or toss the car back and forth like a super-sized sports car with nary a complaint from the car's electronics. In this mode, the big 7er is surprisingly competent, handling like a car 75 percent of its size. This is the...

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Specs: Select a Trim

Style MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
4-Door Sedan AWD (2)
750i xDrive Specs $85,000 $78,200 14 20
750Li xDrive Specs $88,900 $81,790 14 20
4-Door Sedan RWD (3)
750i Specs $82,000 $75,440 15 22
750Li Specs $85,900 $79,030 14 21
760Li Specs $137,000 $126,040 13 19
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