1994 BMW M5 E34

This automobile has a 4 door sedan/saloon type body with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. The BMW M5 is one of the E34 range of cars from BMW. Its 3.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder that produces 335 bhp (340 PS/250 kW) of power at 6900 rpm, and maximum torque of 400 N·m (295 lb·ft/40.8 kgm) at 4750 rpm. A 6 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels. Quoted kerb weight is 1725 kg. The BMW M5 is said to be able to achieve a maxiumum speed of 267 km/h (166 mph), official fuel consumption figures are 7.5/8.4/18.0 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban.

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Key facts

1994 BMW M5 E34 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4720 mm
How heavy?
1725 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3795 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
340 PS / 335 bhp / 250 kW @ 6900 rpm
How much torque?
400 Nm / 295 ft.lb / 40.8 kgm @ 4750 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.8 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.9 s
How fast?
267 km/h, 166 mph
How economical?
7.5/8.4/18.0 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban

BMW E34 models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1520 kg
BMW 540i -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 3982 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1675 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1435 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1475 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1645 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5A 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1680 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 3795 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1786 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2498 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1465 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2498 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1500 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2498 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1620 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2498 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1655 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1796 cm3 113 PS 111 bhp 83 kW 1360 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2997 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1565 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2997 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2997 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1630 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 2997 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 3982 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1721 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 3982 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1750 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 3982 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1800 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 3535 cm3 315 PS 311 bhp 232 kW 1733 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 3795 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1711 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 3795 cm3 327 PS 322.5 bhp 240 kW 1650 kg
BMW M5 Touring -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 3795 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1730 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 3795 cm3 327 PS 322.5 bhp 240 kW 1730 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1991 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1605 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 1991 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1640 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1573 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1650 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1685 kg
BMW 525ix 24v -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1645 kg

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1994 BMW M5 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2761 mm 108.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1474 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1550 mm 61 inches
Length 4720 mm 185.8 inches
Width 1751 mm 68.9 inches
Height 1412 mm 55.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1725 kg 3803 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90 litres 19.8 UK Gal 23.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.8 litre
3795 cc
(231.585 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94.6 × 90 mm
3.72 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
340 PS (335 bhp) (250 kW)
at 6900 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
88.3 bhp/litre
1.45 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
400 Nm (295 ft·lb) (40.8 kgm)
at 4750 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
105.4 Nm/litre
1.27 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system Bo Mot fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1324.5 kPa (192.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 632.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.7 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 14.40 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 25.2 s
Maximum speed 267 km/h (166 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 196.9 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
144.82 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
194.2 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.91 kg/kW
11.53 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.5/8.4/18.0 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km7.5/8.4/18.0 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km/litre13.3/11.9/5.6 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG37.7/33.6/15.7 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG31.4/28.0/13.1 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 341.04 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle 9.90 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8J x 18
Wheel size rear 9J x 18
Tyres front 245/40 ZR 18
Tyres rear 245/40 ZR 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 345 mm
Rear brake diameter 328 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID15246
Production total
Model code
Model family E34
RAC rating 33.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1994 BMW M5 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.