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BMW 5 Series (E34) 540i V8 (286 Hp) Specs

Key specs

BMW 5 Series Sedan 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995

What is the body type?Sedan, 4 Doors, 5 Seats
What is the fuel economy?11.4 l/100 km
20.63 US mpg
24.78 UK mpg
How fast is?250 km/h
6.3 sec 0-100 km/h
6 sec 0-60 mph
How much power?286 hp, 400 Nm
295.02 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size?4.0 l
3982 cm3
243 cu. in.
How many cylinders?8, V engine
What is the drivetrain?Rear wheel drive
How long is this vehicle?4720 mm
185.83 in.
How wide is the vehicle?1751 mm
68.94 in.
What is the curb weigh?1605 kg
3538.42 lbs.
What is the gross weigh?2115 kg
4662.78 lbs.
How much trunk (boot) space?460 - 0 l
339.28 lb.-ft.
How many gears?6
What type is the gearbox?manual transmission
BMW 5 Series (E34) 540i V8 (286 Hp) - Technical Specs, Fuel consumption, Dimensions

General information

BrandBMW
Model 5 Series
Generation 5 Series (E34)
Modification (Engine) 540i V8 (286 Hp)
Start of production 1992 year
End of production 1995 year
Body type Sedan
Seats 5
Doors 4

Performance specs

Fuel consumption (economy) - combined 11.4 l/100 km 20.63 US mpg
24.78 UK mpg
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 6.3 sec
0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 6 sec
Maximum speed 250 km/h 155.34 mph

Engine specs

Power 286 hp @ 5800 rpm.
Torque 400 Nm @ 4500 rpm. 295.02 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpm.
Position of engine Front, longitudinal
Engine displacement 3982 cm3 243 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 8
Position of cylinders V engine
Cylinder Bore 89 mm 3.5 in.
Piston Stroke 80 mm 3.15 in.
Compression ratio 10
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Fuel System Multi-point injection
Valvetrain DOHC

Space, Volume and weights

Kerb Weight 1605 kg 3538.42 lbs.
Max. weight 2115 kg 4662.78 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 460 l 16.24 cu. ft.
Fuel tank volume 80 l 21.13 US gal | 17.6 UK gal

Dimensions

Length 4720 mm 185.83 in.
Width 1751 mm 68.94 in.
Height 1412 mm 55.59 in.
Wheelbase 2761 mm 108.7 in.
Front track 1470 mm 57.87 in.
Rear (Back) track 1495 mm 58.86 in.

Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs

Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission) 6
Front suspension Wishbone
Rear suspension The depreciated rack
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discs
ABS yes
Steering type Steering rack
Power steering Hydraulic Steering
Tires size 225/60 R15
Wheel rims size R15
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