CNET Car Tech: 2011 BMW 740i

The 7 Series for those with nothing to prove.

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The 7 Series has always been a member of the resentable class: Capable, yes, but with a pomposity that says "a 5 Series would have been fine, but I want you to fully appreciate the size of my bank or...". But a "740" on the rump indicates a fresh new approach to powering BMW's flagship. Brian Cooley takes you for a drive to check the tech.

CNET's full written review is here .

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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