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BMW 550i Touring Automatic

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 550i Touring Automatic

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4799 cm3 / 292.9 cu in / 292.9 cu in, 269.9 kW / 361.9 hp / 361.9 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 490.0 N·m / 361.4 lb·ft / 361.4 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 11.3 l/100km / 25.0 mpg-UK / 20.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model550i Touring AutomaticIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyE60Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4843 mm / 190.7 in / 190.7 inTotal (curb) weight1825 kg / 4023 lb / 4023 lb
Width1846 mm / 72.7 in / 72.7 inDry weight
Height1491 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2886 mm / 113.6 in / 113.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1558 mm / 61.3 in / 61.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1581 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.70 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.4 kW / 23.3 hp / 23.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.3 mm / 3.48 in / 3.48 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyBo Motronic ME9.2.2 fuel inj.Engine displacement4799 cm3 / 292.9 cu in / 292.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity599.88 cm3/cylinder / 36.607 cu in/cylinder / 36.607 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power269.9 kW / 361.9 hp / 361.9 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque490.0 N·m / 361.4 lb·ft / 361.4 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)131.1 kW / 175.8 hp / 175.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.2 kW/l / 1.236 bhp/cu in / 1.236 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque102.1 N·m/l / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.38

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)4.30 s / 4.30 s / 4.30 sTop (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio198.4 kW/ton / 150.3 bhp/ton / 150.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.80 s / 5.80 s / 5.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)16.6 l/100km / 17.0 mpg-UK / 14.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)13.20 s / 13.20 s / 13.20 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.2 l/100km / 34.4 mpg-UK / 28.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.3 l/100km / 25.0 mpg-UK / 20.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions272 g/km / 438 g/mi / 438 g/mi
  Range619 km / 385 mi / 385 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7J x 17 LMWheels rear7J x 17 LM
Tyres front225/50 R 17 94YTyres rear225/50 R 17 94Y
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front348 mm / 13.7 in / 13.7 inBrake diameter rear345 mm / 13.6 in / 13.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 550i Touring Automatic

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