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BMW E39 5 Series 523i Specs

(1996 - 1998) - Technical Specifications for Years 1996, 1997, 1998
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 8.5 seconds, a maximum top speed of 142 mph (228 km/h), a curb weight of 3197 lbs (1450 kgs), the E39 5 Series 523i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M52B25.
This engine produces a maximum power of 170 PS (168 bhp - 125 kW) at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 245 Nm (180 lb.ft) at 3950 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 523i 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 523i Engine Technical Data BMW E39 5 Series 523i Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : M52B25
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Siemens DME MS41.0
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2495 cm3 or 152.3 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 84 x 75 mm
3.31 x 2.95 inches
Number of valves : 24 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 10.5
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 170 PS or 168 bhp or 125 kW @ 5500 rpm
Maximum torque : 245 Nm or 180 lb.ft @ 3950 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E39 5 Series 523i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E39 5 Series 523i 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: 7.5 L/100km
38 mpg UK / 31 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 11.7 L/100km
24 mpg UK / 20 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 70 L
15.4 UK gallons
18.5 US gallons
CO2 emissions : - g/Km

BMW E39 5 Series 523i Safety Ratings

Euro NCAP

BMW E39 5 Series 523i Performance BMW E39 5 Series 523i Performance

Top Speed : 228 km/h or 142 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 8.5 s

BMW E39 5 Series 523i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E39 5 Series 523i 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 : 1450 kg OR 3197 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 8.53 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 460 L
Front Suspension : McPherson struts
Rear Suspension : Multilink suspension

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