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BMW M5

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 BMW M5

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3795 cm3 / 231.6 cu in / 231.6 cu in, 253.5 kW / 339.9 hp / 339.9 hp @ 6900 rpm / 6900 rpm / 6900 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1992
ModelM5Issued until
SerieM5Number made
Model familyE34Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4720 mm / 185.8 in / 185.8 inTotal (curb) weight1711 kg / 3772 lb / 3772 lb
Width1751 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1392 mm / 54.8 in / 54.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2761 mm / 108.7 in / 108.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1474 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1496 mm / 58.9 in / 58.9 inWeight distribution (front)50.6 % / 50.6 % / 50.6 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.3 sq ft / 22.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore94.6 mm / 3.72 in / 3.72 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyBo Mot fuel inj.Engine displacement3795 cm3 / 231.6 cu in / 231.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity632.50 cm3/cylinder / 38.598 cu in/cylinder / 38.598 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power253.5 kW / 339.9 hp / 339.9 hp at 6900 rpm / 6900 rpm / 6900 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)125.3 kW / 168.1 hp / 168.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output66.8 kW/l / 1.468 bhp/cu in / 1.468 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque105.4 N·m/l / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.81
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.91

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)4.40 s / 4.40 s / 4.40 sTop (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio198.7 kW/ton / 150.6 bhp/ton / 150.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.70 s / 5.70 s / 5.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)13.00 s / 13.00 s / 13.00 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.5Turning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,S, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/45 ZR 17Tyres rear255/40 ZR 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

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