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BMW 520d Touring

(1978 model)

Brief specs of 1978 BMW 520d Touring

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, 1951 cm3 / 119.1 cu in / 119.1 cu in, 100.0 kW / 134.1 hp / 134.1 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed, consumption 6.1 l/100km / 46.3 mpg-UK / 38.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1978
Model520d TouringIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number 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)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4810 mm / 189.4 in / 189.4 inTotal (curb) weight1670 kg / 3682 lb / 3682 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2770 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.23 m2 / 24.0 sq ft / 24.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
FuelStroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement1951 cm3 / 119.1 cu in / 119.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity487.68 cm3/cylinder / 29.760 cu in/cylinder / 29.760 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio19.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power100.0 kW / 134.1 hp / 134.1 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)40.0 kW / 53.6 hp / 53.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.3 kW/l / 1.126 bhp/cu in / 1.126 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque143.5 N·m/l / 1.26 lb·ft/cu in / 1.26 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio82.0 kW/ton / 62.1 bhp/ton / 62.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.0 l/100km / 56.5 mpg-UK / 47.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)6.1 l/100km / 46.3 mpg-UK / 38.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions163 g/km / 262 g/mi / 262 g/mi
  Range1148 km / 713 mi / 713 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/65-R15Tyres rear205/65-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front296 mm / 11.7 in / 11.7 inBrake diameter rear298 mm / 11.7 in / 11.7 in
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 520d Touring

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