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BMW E12 5 Series 525 Spec

(1976 - 1981) - Technical Specifications for Years 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 10.1 seconds, a maximum top speed of 120 mph (193 km/h), a curb weight of 2976 lbs (1350 kgs), the E12 5 Series 525 has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M68.
This engine produces a maximum power of 150 PS (148 bhp - 110 kW) at 5800 rpm and a maximum torque of 212 Nm (156 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 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 525 braking system includes Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
The E12 5 Series model is a car manufactured by BMW, sold new from year 1976 to 1981, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E12 5 Series 525 Engine Technical Data BMW E12 5 Series 525 Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : M68
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Solex 4A1 carburateur
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2494 cm3 or 152.2 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 86 x 71.6 mm
3.39 x 2.8 inches
Number of valves : 12 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 150 PS or 148 bhp or 110 kW @ 5800 rpm
Maximum torque : 212 Nm or 156 lb.ft @ 4000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E12 5 Series 525 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E12 5 Series 525 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 10.5 L/100km
27 mpg UK / 22 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 14.3 L/100km
20 mpg UK / 16 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 70 L
15.4 UK gallons
18.5 US gallons
CO2 emissions :

BMW E12 5 Series 525 Performance BMW E12 5 Series 525 Performance

Top Speed : 193 km/h or 120 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 10.1 s

BMW E12 5 Series 525 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E12 5 Series 525 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
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.43
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Discs (280 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (272 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/HR R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/HR R14
Curb Weight : 1350 kg OR 2976 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 9 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 620 L
Front Suspension : McPherson struts
Rear Suspension : Semi-trailing arms
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