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1996 BMW 528i E39 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4775 mm
How heavy?
1535 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2793 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
194 PS / 191 bhp / 142 kW @ 5300 rpm
How much torque?
280 Nm / 207 ft.lb / 28.6 kgm @ 3950 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.40 s
How fast?
235 km/h, 146 mph
How economical?
14.2/7.4/9.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
235 CO2 g/km

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1996 BMW 528i technical specifications

Introduction

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
The BMW 528i belongs to the E39 range of cars from BMW.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.8 litre, double overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 191 bhp (194 PS/142 kW) of power at 5300 rpm, and maximum torque of 280 N·m (207 lb·ft/28.6 kgm) at 3950 rpm.
Power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Claimed kerb weight is 1535 kg.
The BMW 528i is said to be able to attain a top speed of 235 km/h (146 mph), quoted fuel consumption figures are 14.2/7.4/9.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 235 g/km.
1996 BMW 528i data
1996 BMW 528i E39 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2830 111.4
Track/tread (front) 1512 59.5
Track/tread (rear) 1526 60.1
Length 4775 188
Width 1800 70.9
Height 1435 56.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1535 kg 3384 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.290
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2793 cc
(170.439 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 84 mm
3.31 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
194 PS (191 bhp) (142 kW)
at 5300 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
68.4 bhp/litre
1.12 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
280 Nm (207 ft·lb) (28.6 kgm)
at 3950 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
100.25 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.2:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1259.8 kPa (182.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 465.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.50 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.40 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 28.20 s
Maximum speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 126.16 PS/g
92.79 kW/g
124.43 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.78 kg/kW
18 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 14.2/7.4/9.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km14.2/7.4/9.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre7.0/13.5/10.1 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG19.9/38.2/28.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG16.6/31.8/23.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 235 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 229.68 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7J x 16
Wheel size rear 7J x 16
Tyres front 225/55 R 16 95W
Tyres rear 225/55 R 16 95W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID15125
Production total
Model code
Model family E39
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 BMW 528i added 1996-09-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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