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1998 BMW 5 Series (E39) 540i (286 Hp)

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Key specs

BMW 5 Series Sedan 1998, 1999, 2000

What is the body type?Sedan, 4 Doors, 5 Seats
How fast is the car?250 km/h | 155.34 mph
0-100 km/h: 6.2 sec
0-60 mph: 5.9 sec
How much power?286 hp, 440 Nm
324.53 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size?4.4 l
4398 cm3
268.38 cu. in.
How many cylinders?8, V engine
What is the drivetrain?Rear wheel drive
The ICE drives the rear wheels of the vehicle
How long is this vehicle?4775 mm
187.99 in.
How wide is the vehicle?1800 mm
70.87 in.
What is the curb weigh?1630 kg
3593.53 lbs.
What is the gross weigh?2170 kg
4784.03 lbs.
How much trunk (boot) space?460 l
16.24 cu. ft.
How many gears?6
What type is the gearbox?manual transmission

BMW 5 Series (E39) 540i (286 Hp) 1998, 1999, 2000 Specs

General information
BrandBMW
Model 5 Series
Generation 5 Series (E39)
Modification (Engine) 540i (286 Hp)
Start of production 1998 year
End of production 2000 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body type Sedan
Seats 5
Doors 4
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - urban 17.7 l/100 km 13.29 US mpg
15.96 UK mpg
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 8.9 l/100 km 26.43 US mpg
31.74 UK mpg
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h6.2 sec
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph6.2 sec
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 5.9 sec
Maximum speed 250 km/h 155.34 mph
Weight-to-power ratio 5.7 kg/hp
Engine specs
Power 286 hp @ 5400 rpm.
Power per litre 65 hp/l
Torque 440 Nm @ 3600 rpm. 324.53 lb.-ft. @ 3600 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Model Engine M62B44
Engine displacement 4398 cm3 268.38 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 8
Position of cylinders V engine
Cylinder Bore 92 mm 3.62 in.
Piston Stroke 82.7 mm 3.26 in.
Compression ratio 10
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Fuel System Multi-point indirect injection
Engine oil capacity 7.5 l 7.93 US qt | 6.6 UK qt
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1630 kg 3593.53 lbs.
Max. weight 2170 kg 4784.03 lbs.
Max load 540 kg 1190.5 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 460 l 16.24 cu. ft.
Fuel tank capacity 70 l 18.49 US gal | 15.4 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4775 mm 187.99 in.
Width 1800 mm 70.87 in.
Height 1435 mm 56.5 in.
Wheelbase 2830 mm 111.42 in.
Front track 1512 mm 59.53 in.
Rear (Back) track 1526 mm 60.08 in.
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The ICE drives the rear wheels of the vehicle
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission) 6
Front suspension Wishbone
Rear suspension Several levers and rods
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discs
Assisting systemsABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Steering type Steering rack
Power steering Hydraulic Steering
Tires size 225/55 R16 W
Wheel rims size R16
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