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BMW E39 5 Series 540i Spec

(1996 - 1998) - Technical Specifications for Years 1996, 1997, 1998
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 6.2 seconds, a maximum top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h), a curb weight of 3494 lbs (1585 kgs), the E39 5 Series 540i has a naturally-aspirated V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M62B44.
This engine produces a maximum power of 286 PS (282 bhp - 210 kW) at 5700 rpm and a maximum torque of 420 Nm (309 lb.ft) at 3900 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 225 / 55 on 16 inch rims at the front, and 225 / 55 on 16 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E39 5 Series 540i braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Vented 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 540i Engine Technical Data BMW E39 5 Series 540i Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : V 8
Engine Code : M62B44
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Bosch DME M5.2
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 4398 cm3 or 268.4 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 92 x 82.7 mm
3.62 x 3.23 inches
Number of valves : 32 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 10
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 286 PS or 282 bhp or 210 kW @ 5700 rpm
Maximum torque : 420 Nm or 309 lb.ft @ 3900 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E39 5 Series 540i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E39 5 Series 540i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 7.4 L/100km
38 mpg UK / 32 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 9.3 L/100km
30 mpg UK / 25 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 15.8 L/100km
18 mpg UK / 15 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 70 L
15.4 UK gallons
18.5 US gallons
CO2 emissions :

BMW E39 5 Series 540i Safety Ratings

Euro NCAP

BMW E39 5 Series 540i Performance BMW E39 5 Series 540i Performance

Top Speed : 250 km/h or 155 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 6.2 s

BMW E39 5 Series 540i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E39 5 Series 540i 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 (324 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Vented Discs (298 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 225/55 R16
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 225/55 R16
Curb Weight : 1585 kg OR 3494 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 5.5 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 460 L
Front Suspension : McPherson struts
Rear Suspension : Multilink suspension

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