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BMW E28 5 Series 518i Specs

(1981 - 1987) - Technical Specifications for Years 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 12.6 seconds, a maximum top speed of 109 mph (175 km/h), a curb weight of 2557 lbs (1160 kgs), the E28 5 Series 518i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M40 (M10B18).
This engine produces a maximum power of 105 PS (104 bhp - 77 kW) at 5800 rpm and a maximum torque of 145 Nm (106 lb.ft) at 450 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 5 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the E28 5 Series has McPherson struts front suspension and Semi-trailing arms rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 175 / SR on 14 inch rims at the front, and 175 / SR on 14 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E28 5 Series 518i braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Vented Discs at the rear.
The E28 5 Series model is a car manufactured by BMW, with 4 doors and 5 seats, sold new from year 1981 to 1987, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E28 5 Series 518i Engine Technical Data BMW E28 5 Series 518i Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 4
Engine Code : M40 (M10B18)
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Bosch K-Jetronic
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 1766 cm3 or 107.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 89 x 71 mm
3.5 x 2.8 inches
Number of valves : 8 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9.5
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 105 PS or 104 bhp or 77 kW @ 5800 rpm
Maximum torque : 145 Nm or 106 lb.ft @ 450 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E28 5 Series 518i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and RangeBMW E28 5 Series 518i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 6.1 L/100km
46 mpg UK / 39 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 8.7 L/100km
32 mpg UK / 27 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 11 L/100km
26 mpg UK / 21 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 70 L
15.4 UK gallons
18.5 US gallons
CO2 emissions : - g/Km

BMW E28 5 Series 518i Performance BMW E28 5 Series 518i Performance

Top Speed : 175 km/h or 109 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 12.6 s
Acceleration 0 to 1000m : 34 s

BMW E28 5 Series 518i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E28 5 Series 518i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 262.5 cm or 103.35 inches
Length : 462 cm or 181.89 inches
Width : 170 cm or 66.93 inches
Height : 141.5 cm or 55.71 inches
Num. of Seats : 5
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.36
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (284 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Vented Discs (284 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/SR R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/SR R14
Curb Weight : 1160 kg OR 2557 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 11.05 kg/hp
Trunk capacity : 460 L
Front Suspension : McPherson struts
Rear Suspension : Semi-trailing arms

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