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BMW 545i Steptronic

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 BMW 545i Steptronic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4396 cm3 / 268.3 cu in / 268.3 cu in, 245.0 kW / 328.6 hp / 328.6 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 450.0 N·m / 331.9 lb·ft / 331.9 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2006
Model545i SteptronicIssued 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)520 l / 18.36 cu ft / 18.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5330 l / 188.23 cu ft / 188.23 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4850 mm / 190.9 in / 190.9 inTotal (curb) weight1835 kg / 4045 lb / 4045 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2890 mm / 113.8 in / 113.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.4 sq ft / 23.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.2 kW / 21.7 hp / 21.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4396 cm3 / 268.3 cu in / 268.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity551.75 cm3/cylinder / 33.670 cu in/cylinder / 33.670 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power245.0 kW / 328.6 hp / 328.6 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationMax. torque450.0 N·m / 331.9 lb·ft / 331.9 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)98.0 kW / 131.4 hp / 131.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.7 kW/l / 1.225 bhp/cu in / 1.225 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque102.4 N·m/l / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio181.5 kW/ton / 137.5 bhp/ton / 137.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range660 km / 410 mi / 410 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/50R1794WTyres rear225/50R1794W
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 545i Steptronic

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