2004 BMW M5 E60

The M5 is a motor car from BMW, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. The BMW M5 belongs to the E60 model family from BMW. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 5 litre naturally aspirated 10 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 500 bhp (507 PS/373 kW) at 7750 rpm and 520 N·m (384 lb·ft/53 kgm) at 6100 rpm respectively. This power is transferred to the wheels via a 7 speed automatic gearbox. Having a claimed kerb weight of 1830 kg, the BMW M5 manages the 0-100 km/h benchmark in 4.7 seconds and the kilometre from standstill in 22.7 seconds. Maximum speed claimed is 250 km/h (155 mph), stated fuel consumption is 22.7/10.2/14.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 357.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2004 BMW M5 E60 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4855 mm
How heavy?
1830 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 4999 cm3
How many cylinders?
10, V
How much power?
507 PS / 500 bhp / 373 kW @ 7750 rpm
How much torque?
520 Nm / 384 ft.lb / 53 kgm @ 6100 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.7 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
22.7/10.2/14.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
357.0 CO2 g/km

BMW E60 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 2993 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 179.0 CO2 1745 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2993 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 183.0 CO2 1755 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 183.0 CO2 1760 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 186.0 CO2 1780 kg
BMW 5-Series -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 158.0 CO2 1585 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 136.0 CO2 1585 kg
BMW 5-Series -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 185.0 CO2 1595 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 1995 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 149.0 CO2 1595 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 162.0 CO2 1535 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 1995 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 164.0 CO2 1565 kg
BMW 5-series -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2497 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 174.0 CO2 1575 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2497 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 174.0 CO2 1575 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2497 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 178.0 CO2 1600 kg
BMW 5-series -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2497 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 178.0 CO2 1600 kg
BMW 5-series -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2993 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 165.0 CO2 1655 kg
BMW 5-series -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2993 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 172.0 CO2 1670 kg
BMW 5-series -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2996 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 176.0 CO2 1585 kg
BMW 5-series -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2996 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 178.0 CO2 1605 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 2996 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 193.0 CO2 1700 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2996 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 193.0 CO2 1720 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2996 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1590 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2996 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1620 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 2996 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1710 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2996 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1730 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 170.0 CO2 1665 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 176.0 CO2 1675 kg
BMW 530i -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2996 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 182.0 CO2 1605 kg
BMW 530i  -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2996 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 178.0 CO2 1615 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 183.0 CO2 1760 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 186.0 CO2 1780 kg

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2004 BMW M5 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2889 mm 113.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1580 mm 62.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1566 mm 61.7 inches
Length 4855 mm 191.1 inches
Width 1846 mm 72.7 inches
Height 1469 mm 57.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1830 kg 4034 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area 2.26
CdA 0.70
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code S85B50
Cylinders V 10 in 90° vee
Capacity 5 litre
4999 cc
(305.058 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 75.2 mm
3.62 × 2.96 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.22
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
40 valves in total
maximum power output 507 PS (500 bhp) (373 kW)
at 7750 rpm
Specific output 100 bhp/litre
1.64 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 520 Nm (384 ft·lb) (53 kgm)
at 6100 rpm
Specific torque 104.02 Nm/litre
1.26 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 12:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1307.2 kPa (189.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.9 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 22.7 s
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 277.02 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
203.74 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
273.22 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.91 kg/kW
8.2 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 22.7/10.2/14.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km22.7/10.2/14.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre4.4/9.8/6.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG12.4/27.7/19.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG10.4/23.1/15.9 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 357.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 343.36 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½J x 19 EH 2
Wheel size rear 9½J x 19 EH 2
Tyres front 255/40 ZR 19
Tyres rear 285/35 ZR 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 374 mm
Rear brake diameter 370 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.62
general
Carfolio.com ID120780
Production total
Model code
Model family E60
RAC rating 52.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2004 BMW M5 added 2004-09-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.