The BMW 740e was the first ever plug-in hybrid offered in the 7 Series range The 2019 BMW 745e plug-in hybrid replaces the 740e, and offers more than just numerical badge inflation thanks to the arrival of a new engine and a brawnier battery pack. Going deep in the tech specs you’ll find that engine is good for 286 HP all on its own. Alongside it you’ll find an electric motor delivering 113 HP and up to 265 Nm of torque, to be found integrated inside the 8-speed gearbox. If you’re in the market for a big-end limo hybrid car and you want luxury, tech, magic-carpet like ride and effortless performance – then this is one of the best in its class.