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BMW E12 5 Series 528i Specs

(1977 - 1981) - Technical Specifications for Years 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 9.3 seconds, a maximum top speed of 129 mph (208 km/h), a curb weight of 3109 lbs (1410 kgs), the E12 5 Series 528i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M86.
This engine produces a maximum power of 177 PS (175 bhp - 130 kW) at 5800 rpm and a maximum torque of 235 Nm (173 lb.ft) at 4300 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 528i braking system includes Vented 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 1977 to 1981, and available after that as a used car.

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

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : M86
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection
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 : 177 PS or 175 bhp or 130 kW @ 5800 rpm
Maximum torque : 235 Nm or 173 lb.ft @ 4300 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

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

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 10.6 L/100km
27 mpg UK / 22 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 17.1 L/100km
17 mpg UK / 14 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 70 L
15.4 UK gallons
18.5 US gallons
CO2 emissions : - g/Km

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

Top Speed : 208 km/h or 129 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 9.3 s

BMW E12 5 Series 528i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E12 5 Series 528i 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
Front Axle : 1422 cm or 559.84 inches
Rear Axle : 1455 cm or 572.83 inches
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.43
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (280 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (272 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 195/70 R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 195/70 R14
Curb Weight : 1410 kg OR 3109 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 7.97 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 620 L
Steering : Endless screw.
Front Suspension : McPherson struts
Rear Suspension : Semi-trailing arms
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