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1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 BMW 523i touring E39

Spec Summary

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2.5L Inline 6

Top SpeedTop Speed

138 mph

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

8.9 sec

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

168 BHP

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

28.8 mpg

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1590 kg

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Environment RatingEnvironment Rating1
Practicality RatingPracticality Rating3.3
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1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 BMW 523i touring E39

Performance Data
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Top Speed

138 mph222 Km/h

0-62 mph

8.9 sec

Fuel Economy

28.8 mpg

Fuel Range

443 Miles713 Km

Power-to-Weight

106 BHP/Tonne9.46 kg/BHP

Petrol Engine
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Size

2.5 Litre2494cc

Configuration

Inline 6

Peak Power

168 BHP170 ps

Peak Power @

5500 RPM

Specific Output

67 BHP/L

Peak Torque

245 NM181 lb/ft

Peak Torque @

3950 RPM

Valvetrain

DOHC

Valves/Cylinder

4

Compression Ratio

10.5:1

Bore x Stroke

84mm x 75mm

Fuel Injection

Multi-point

Position

Front Engine

Orientation

Longitudinal

Fuel Tank Size

70 Litres

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RWD Drivetrain
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Gearbox (MT)

5 Gears

Gearbox (AT)

5 Gears

Tyres

205/65R15 V

Front Suspension

MacPherson Strut

Rear Suspension

Multi-Link

Front Brakes

Vented Disc

Rear Brakes

Vented Disc

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General Details
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Doors

5

Seats

5

Cargo Space

410-1525 L

Kerb Weight

1590 kg

Gross Weight

2165 kg

Tow Capacity

1800 kg

Length

4805 mm

Width

1800 mm

Height

1440 mm

Wheelbase

2830 mm

Front Track

1512 mm

Rear Track

1527 mm

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