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BMW E39 5 Series 520i Specs

(1996 - 1998) - Technical Specifications for Years 1996, 1997, 1998
With a fuel consumption of 9 litres/100km - 31 mpg UK - 26 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 10.2 seconds, a maximum top speed of 137 mph (220 km/h), a curb weight of 3186 lbs (1445 kgs), the E39 5 Series 520i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M52B20.
This engine produces a maximum power of 150 PS (148 bhp - 110 kW) at 5900 rpm and a maximum torque of 190 Nm (140 lb.ft) at 4200 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 E39 5 Series has McPherson struts front suspension and Multilink suspension rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 205 / 65 on 15 inch rims at the front, and 205 / 65 on 15 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E39 5 Series 520i braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
The E39 5 Series model is a car manufactured by BMW, with 4 doors and 5 seats, sold new from year 1996 to 1998, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E39 5 Series 520i Engine Technical Data BMW E39 5 Series 520i Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : M52B20
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Siemens DME MS41.0
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 1991 cm3 or 121.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 80 x 66 mm
3.15 x 2.6 inches
Number of valves : 24 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 11
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 150 PS or 148 bhp or 110 kW @ 5900 rpm
Maximum torque : 190 Nm or 140 lb.ft @ 4200 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E39 5 Series 520i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E39 5 Series 520i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 9 L/100km
31 mpg UK / 26 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 6.2 L/100km
46 mpg UK / 38 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 7.6 L/100km
37 mpg UK / 31 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 11.5 L/100km
25 mpg UK / 20 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 70 L
15.4 UK gallons
18.5 US gallons
Range : 777 Km or 483 miles
CO2 emissions : 215 g/Km (BMW)

BMW E39 5 Series 520i Safety Ratings

Euro NCAP

BMW E39 5 Series 520i Performance BMW E39 5 Series 520i Performance

Top Speed : 220 km/h or 137 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 10.2 s

BMW E39 5 Series 520i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E39 5 Series 520i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 283 cm or 111.42 inches
Length : 477.5 cm or 187.99 inches
Width : 180 cm or 70.87 inches
Height : 143.5 cm or 56.5 inches
Num. of Seats : 5
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (296 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (298 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 205/65 R15
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 205/65 R15
Curb Weight : 1445 kg OR 3186 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 9.6 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 460 L
Front Suspension : McPherson struts
Rear Suspension : Multilink suspension

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