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BMW 545i

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 BMW 545i

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, 4398 cm3 / 268.4 cu in / 268.4 cu in, 235.0 kW / 315.1 hp / 315.1 hp @ 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm, 447.5 N·m / 330.0 lb·ft / 330.0 lb·ft, consumption 11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2004
Model545iIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)396 l / 13.98 cu ft / 13.98 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2803 l / 98.99 cu ft / 98.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4850 mm / 190.9 in / 190.9 inTotal (curb) weight1780 kg / 3924 lb / 3924 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2830 mm / 111.4 in / 111.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.33 m2 / 25.1 sq ft / 25.1 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 valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
FuelStroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4398 cm3 / 268.4 cu in / 268.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity497.69 cm3/cylinder / 30.371 cu in/cylinder / 30.371 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power235.0 kW / 315.1 hp / 315.1 hp at 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm
AspirationMax. torque447.5 N·m / 330.0 lb·ft / 330.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)94.0 kW / 126.1 hp / 126.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output53.4 kW/l / 1.174 bhp/cu in / 1.174 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque101.7 N·m/l / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio179.4 kW/ton / 135.9 bhp/ton / 135.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)13.8 l/100km / 20.5 mpg-UK / 17.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range593 km / 369 mi / 369 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/65-R17Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 545i

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