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BMW M5

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 BMW M5

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4941 cm3 / 301.5 cu in / 301.5 cu in, 293.8 kW / 394.0 hp / 394.0 hp @ 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm, 500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1998
ModelM5Issued until
SerieM5Number made
Model familyE39Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4784 mm / 188.3 in / 188.3 inTotal (curb) weight1795 kg / 3957 lb / 3957 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1437 mm / 56.6 in / 56.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2830 mm / 111.4 in / 111.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1515 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1527 mm / 60.1 in / 60.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.4 sq ft / 23.4 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.67 m2 / 7.2 sq ft / 7.2 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.7 kW / 22.3 hp / 22.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (90.0° vee)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4941 cm3 / 301.5 cu in / 301.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity617.63 cm3/cylinder / 37.690 cu in/cylinder / 37.690 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power293.8 kW / 394.0 hp / 394.0 hp at 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)131.0 kW / 175.7 hp / 175.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output59.5 kW/l / 1.307 bhp/cu in / 1.307 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque101.2 N·m/l / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.15

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)5.30 s / 5.30 s / 5.30 sPower-to-weight ratio219.5 kW/ton / 166.3 bhp/ton / 166.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)12.70 s / 12.70 s / 12.70 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time14.10 s / 14.10 s / 14.10 s (top 106 km/h / 66 mph / 66 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time24.20 s / 24.20 s / 24.20 s CO2 emissions336 g/km / 541 g/mi / 541 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.6 m / 38.1 ft / 38.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8J x 18Wheels rear9.5J x 18
Tyres front245/40 ZR 18Tyres rear275/35 ZR 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front354 mm / 13.9 in / 13.9 inBrake diameter rear328 mm / 12.9 in / 12.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

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