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BMW E12 5 Series 520i Specs

(1972 - 1976) - Technical Specifications for Years 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 11.1 seconds, a maximum top speed of 114 mph (183 km/h), a curb weight of 2756 lbs (1250 kgs), the E12 5 Series 520i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M15.
This engine produces a maximum power of 130 PS (128 bhp - 96 kW) at 5800 rpm and a maximum torque of 181 Nm (133 lb.ft) at 4500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the E12 5 Series has Mcpherson Struts front suspension and Semi-trailing arms rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 175 / HR on 14 inch rims at the front, and 175 / HR on 14 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E12 5 Series 520i braking system includes Discs at the front and Drums at the rear.
The E12 5 Series model is a car manufactured by BMW, sold new from year 1972 to 1976, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E12 5 Series 520i Engine Technical Data BMW E12 5 Series 520i Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 4
Engine Code : M15
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Kugelfischer PL04 mechanical fuel injection system
Lubrication : Wet sump
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 1990 cm3 or 121.4 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 89 x 80 mm
3.5 x 3.15 inches
Number of valves : 8 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9.5
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 130 PS or 128 bhp or 96 kW @ 5800 rpm
Maximum torque : 181 Nm or 133 lb.ft @ 4500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E12 5 Series 520i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E12 5 Series 520i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 9.9 L/100km
29 mpg UK / 24 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: - L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity : 70 L
15.4 UK gallons
18.5 US gallons
CO2 emissions : - g/Km

BMW E12 5 Series 520i Performance BMW E12 5 Series 520i Performance

Top Speed : 183 km/h or 114 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 11.1 s

BMW E12 5 Series 520i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E12 5 Series 520i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 263.6 cm or 103.78 inches
Length : 462 cm or 181.89 inches
Width : 169 cm or 66.54 inches
Height : 142.6 cm or 56.14 inches
Front Axle : 1406 cm or 553.54 inches
Rear Axle : 1442 cm or 567.72 inches
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.43
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Discs (272 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums (251 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/HR R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/HR R14
Front Wheels Width : 5.5"
Rear Wheels Width : 5.5"
Curb Weight : 1250 kg OR 2756 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 9.62 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 620 L
Steering : Endless screw.
Front Suspension : Mcpherson Struts
Rear Suspension : Semi-trailing arms
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