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BMW E28 5 Series 518 Specs

(1981 - 1984) - Technical Specifications for Years 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
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With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 14.0 seconds, a maximum top speed of 102 mph (164 km/h), a curb weight of 2513 lbs (1140 kgs), the E28 5 Series 518 has a naturally-aspirated Inline 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M10B18.
This engine produces a maximum power of 90 PS (89 bhp - 66 kW) at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 140 Nm (103 lb.ft) at 4000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Manual gearbox.
On the topic of chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the E28 5 Series has McPherson struts front suspension and Semi-trailing arms rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 175 / SR on 14 inch rims at the front, and 175 / SR on 14 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E28 5 Series 518 braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Drums at the rear.
The E28 5 Series model is a car manufactured by BMW, with 4 doors and 5 seats, sold new from year 1981 until 1984, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E28 5 Series 518 Engine Technical Data BMW E28 5 Series 518 Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : Inline 4
Engine Code : M10B18
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : Pierburg 2BE
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 107.8 cu-in / 1766 cm3
Bore x Stroke : 3.5 x 2.8 inches
89 x 71 mm
Number of valves : 8 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9.5
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 89 HP / 90 PS / 66 kW @ 5500 rpm
Maximum torque : 103 lb-ft / 140 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E28 5 Series 518 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E28 5 Series 518 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Open road: 34 MPG /
7 L/100 Km /
40 MPG UK
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 25 MPG /
9.5 L/100 Km /
30 MPG UK
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 21 MPG /
11.1 L/100 Km /
25 MPG UK
Fuel Tank Capacity : 18.5 gallons /
70 L /
15.4 UK gallons

BMW E28 5 Series 518 Performance BMW E28 5 Series 518 Performance

Top Speed : 102 Mph / 164 Km/h
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 14.0 s
Acceleration 0 to 1000m : 35.4 s

BMW E28 5 Series 518 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E28 5 Series 518 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 103.35 inches / 262.5 cm
Length : 181.89 inches / 462 cm
Width : 66.93 inches / 170 cm
Height : 55.71 inches / 141.5 cm
Num. of Seats : 5
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.36
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (11.02 inches / 280 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums (- inches / - mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/SR R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/SR R14
Curb Weight : 2513 lbs / 1140 Kg
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 12.7 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 16.2 cu-ft / 460 L
Front Suspension : McPherson struts
Rear Suspension : Semi-trailing arms
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What engine is in BMW E28 5 Series 518?
The BMW E28 5 Series 518 has a Inline 4, Petrol engine with 1766 cm3 / 107.8 cu-in capacity.

How many horsepower (hp) does a 1981 BMW E28 5 Series 518 have?
The 1981 BMW E28 5 Series 518 has 90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW.

How much does a BMW E28 5 Series 518 weighs?
The BMW E28 5 Series 518 weighs 1140 Kg / 2513 lbs.

What is the top speed of a BMW E28 5 Series 518?
The BMW E28 5 Series 518 top speed is 164 Km/h / 102 mph.

Is BMW E28 5 Series 518 All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the BMW E28 5 Series 518 is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).