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BMW 530i

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 BMW 530i

5-seater sedan (saloon), 8-cylinder V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4400 cm3 / 268.5 cu in / 268.5 cu in, 245.0 kW / 328.6 hp / 328.6 hp @ 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm, 411.0 N·m / 303.1 lb·ft / 303.1 lb·ft, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2001
Model530iIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4780 mm / 188.2 in / 188.2 inTotal (curb) weight1580 kg / 3483 lb / 3483 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2730 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4400 cm3 / 268.5 cu in / 268.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power245.0 kW / 328.6 hp / 328.6 hp at 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque411.0 N·m / 303.1 lb·ft / 303.1 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)98.0 kW / 131.4 hp / 131.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output55.7 kW/l / 1.224 bhp/cu in / 1.224 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque93.4 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear 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 ratio210.8 kW/ton / 159.7 bhp/ton / 159.7 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 530i

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