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BMW 523i Sport

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 BMW 523i Sport

5-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 130.0 kW / 174.3 hp / 174.3 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, consumption 8.5 l/100km / 33.2 mpg-UK / 27.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2007
Model523i SportIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)520 l / 18.36 cu ft / 18.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)520 l / 18.36 cu ft / 18.36 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

LengthTotal (curb) weight1490 kg / 3285 lb / 3285 lb
Width1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inDry weight
Height1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2890 mm / 113.8 in / 113.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight2000 kg / 4409 lb / 4409 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.9 sq ft / 24.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.1 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.8 mm / 3.10 in / 3.10 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplySequential port fuel injection (SFI/SEFI)Engine displacement2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity417.16 cm3/cylinder / 25.457 cu in/cylinder / 25.457 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power130.0 kW / 174.3 hp / 174.3 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)52.0 kW / 69.7 hp / 69.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output52.1 kW/l / 1.144 bhp/cu in / 1.144 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque92.1 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio118.8 kW/ton / 90.0 bhp/ton / 90.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.5 l/100km / 33.2 mpg-UK / 27.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions199 g/km / 320 g/mi / 320 g/mi (est.)
  Range824 km / 512 mi / 512 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 523i Sport

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