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BMW E12 5 Series 530 MLE (South Africa) Specs

(1976 - 1977) - Technical Specifications for Years 1976, 1977
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 2718 lbs (1233 kgs), the E12 5 Series 530 MLE (South Africa) has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M30.
This engine produces a maximum power of 179 PS (177 bhp - 132 kW) at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 260 Nm (191 lb.ft) at 3700 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 E12 5 Series has Mcpherson struts front suspension and Semi-trailing arms rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 195 / HR on 14 inch rims at the front, and 195 / HR on 14 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E12 5 Series 530 MLE (South Africa) braking system includes Vented 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 1977, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E12 5 Series 530 MLE (South Africa) Engine Technical Data BMW E12 5 Series 530 MLE (South Africa) Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : M30
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Zenith 38/40 INAT Carburetor
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2986 cm3 or 182.2 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 89 x 80 mm
3.5 x 3.15 inches
Number of valves : 12 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 179 PS or 177 bhp or 132 kW @ 6000 rpm
Maximum torque : 260 Nm or 191 lb.ft @ 3700 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E12 5 Series 530 MLE (South Africa) Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and RangeBMW E12 5 Series 530 MLE (South Africa) Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 9.2 L/100km
31 mpg UK / 26 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: - L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity : 66 L
14.5 UK gallons
17.4 US gallons
CO2 emissions : - g/Km

BMW E12 5 Series 530 MLE (South Africa) Performance BMW E12 5 Series 530 MLE (South Africa) 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 530 MLE (South Africa) Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E12 5 Series 530 MLE (South Africa) 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 : Vented Discs (280 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (272 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 195/HR R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 195/HR R14
Curb Weight : 1233 kg OR 2718 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 6.89 kg/hp
Trunk capacity : 620 L
Front Suspension : Mcpherson struts
Rear Suspension : Semi-trailing arms
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