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Key facts

1994 BMW M5 E34 information summary

What body style?
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: 5.80 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.90 s
How fast?
267 km/h, 166 mph
How economical?
7.5/8.4/18.0 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban

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1994 BMW M5 technical specifications

Introduction

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.
1994 BMW M5 data
1994 BMW M5 E34 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2761 108.7
Track/tread (front) 1474 58
Track/tread (rear) 1550 61
Length 4720 185.8
Width 1751 68.9
Height 1412 55.6
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 0.330
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
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) 4.70 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.80 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.90 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 14.40 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 25.20 s
Maximum speed 267 km/h (166 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 196.9 PS/g
144.82 kW/g
194.2 bhp/ton
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 per 100km7.5/8.4/18.0 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km per 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 rack & pinion PAS
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
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.

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