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BMW E12 5 Series 528 Spec

(1974 - 1976) - Technical Specifications for Years 1974, 1975, 1976
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 9.5 seconds, a maximum top speed of 123 mph (198 km/h), a curb weight of 3053 lbs (1385 kgs), the E12 5 Series 528 has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M30.
This engine produces a maximum power of 165 PS (163 bhp - 121 kW) at 5800 rpm and a maximum torque of 238 Nm (175 lb.ft) at 4000 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 195 / 70 on 14 inch rims at the front, and 195 / 70 on 14 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E12 5 Series 528 braking system includes Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
The E12 5 Series model is a Sedan car manufactured by BMW, sold new from year 1974 to 1976, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E12 5 Series 528 Engine Technical Data BMW E12 5 Series 528 Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : M30
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : Dual Zenith 32/40INAT two-barrel carburetors
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2788 cm3 or 170.1 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 86 x 80 mm
3.39 x 3.15 inches
Number of valves : 12 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 165 PS or 163 bhp or 121 kW @ 5800 rpm
Maximum torque : 238 Nm or 175 lb.ft @ 4000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E12 5 Series 528 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E12 5 Series 528 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 10.8 L/100km
26 mpg UK / 22 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 70 L
15.4 UK gallons
18.5 US gallons
CO2 emissions :

BMW E12 5 Series 528 Performance BMW E12 5 Series 528 Performance

Top Speed : 198 km/h or 123 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 60 mph (0 to 96 Km/h) : 8.00 s
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 9.5 s

BMW E12 5 Series 528 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E12 5 Series 528 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Sedan
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
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.43
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Discs (272 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (272 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 195/70 R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 195/70 R14
Curb Weight : 1385 kg OR 3053 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 8.4 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 620 L
Front Suspension : McPherson struts
Rear Suspension : Semi-trailing arms
How much horsepower does a 1974 BMW E12 5 Series 528 have?
The 1974 BMW E12 5 Series 528 has 165 PS / 163 bhp / 121 kW horsepower.

How much does a BMW E12 5 Series 528 weighs?
The BMW E12 5 Series 528 weighs 1385 Kg / 3053 lbs.

What is the top speed of a BMW E12 5 Series 528?
The BMW E12 5 Series 528 top speed is 198 Km/h / 123 mph.

Is BMW E12 5 Series 528 All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the BMW E12 5 Series 528 is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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