1989 BMW E32 750iL

BMW launched the second generation E32 version of its 7 Series luxury performance sedan in 1986 and at the time the ’89 example presented was manufactured. it was only available in either a straight-six or V12.

The E32 introduced a number of features available in a BMW for the first time: Electronic Damper Control, double glazed windows for better sound deadening, CAN bus electronic protocol, Xenon headlights, traction control, and dual-zone climate control. The example presented here is the long wheelbase option “iL” which features more rear legroom.

1989 BMW 750iL M70 V12 Engine

The 750iL is the BMW ever sold with a V12 engine. The rated power output of the 5.0 L (305 cu in) M70 V12 is 295 bhp) and was connected to a five-speed ZF automatic transmission.