BMW has released U.S. pricing information for the 2011 740i and 740Li.

BMW has released U.S. pricing information for the 2011 740i and 740Li.

Set to become the first six-cylinder 7-Series since 1992 (in America), the 740i and 740Li are powered by a twin-turbo 3.0-liter inline-six. Packing 315 horsepower and 330 ft-lb of torque, the engine should allow the 740i to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds (6.0 seconds for the 740Li).

Available this spring, the 740i will start at $71,025 while the 740Li will be priced from $75,425 (both prices include an $875 destination charge). For comparison, the V8-powered 750i starts at $83,875 and the 750Li goes for $87,775 (both prices include an $875 destination charge and a $1,000 gas guzzler tax).

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