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BMW E39 5 Series 540i Specs

(2000 - 2003) - Technical Specifications for Years 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
With a fuel consumption of 12.3 litres/100km - 23 mpg UK - 19 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 6.4 seconds, a maximum top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h), a curb weight of 3660 lbs (1660 kgs), the E39 5 Series 540i has a naturally-aspirated V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code 44 8S 2.
This engine produces a maximum power of 286 PS (282 bhp - 210 kW) at 5400 rpm and a maximum torque of 440 Nm (324 lb.ft) at 3600 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 5 speed Sequential gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the E39 5 Series has Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar front suspension and Multilink. Coil springs. anti-roll bar 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 2000 to 2003, 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 : 44 8S 2
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : MPI - Bosch Motronic ME7.2
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 4398 cm3 or 268.4 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 92.0 x 82.7 mm
3.62 x 3.23 inches
Number of valves : 32 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 10.0
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 286 PS or 282 bhp or 210 kW @ 5400 rpm
Maximum torque : 440 Nm or 324 lb.ft @ 3600 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: 12.3 L/100km
23 mpg UK / 19 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 8.9 L/100km
32 mpg UK / 26 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 18.2 L/100km
16 mpg UK / 13 mpg US
Range : 569 Km or 354 miles
Fuel Tank Capacity : 70 L
15.4 UK gallons
18.5 US gallons
CO2 emissions : 295 g/Km (BMW)

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) : 6.4 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 : 478 cm or 188.19 inches
Width : 180 cm or 70.87 inches
Height : 144 cm or 56.69 inches
Max. Towing Capacity Weight : 0 Kg or 0 lbs
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 : 1660 kg OR 3660 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 5.8 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 460 L
Front Suspension : Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : Multilink. Coil springs. anti-roll bar
How much horsepower does a 2000 BMW E39 5 Series 540i have?
The 2000 BMW E39 5 Series 540i has 286 PS / 282 bhp / 210 kW horsepower.

How much does a BMW E39 5 Series 540i weighs?
The BMW E39 5 Series 540i weighs 1660 Kg / 3660 lbs.

What is the top speed of a BMW E39 5 Series 540i?
The BMW E39 5 Series 540i top speed is 250 Km/h / 155 mph.

Is BMW E39 5 Series 540i All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the BMW E39 5 Series 540i is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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