2009 BMW 520d Special Edition Touring E61

The BMW 520d Special Edition Touring is an estate/station wagon with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the rear wheels. The 520d Special Edition Touring forms part of BMW's E61 family of cars. Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 161 bhp (163 PS/120 kW) at 4000 rpm and 350 N·m (258 lb·ft/35.7 kgm) at 1750-2500 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual 'box. With a stated kerb weight of 1675 kg, the BMW 520d Special Edition Touring manages the 0-100 km/h sprint in 8.7 seconds and the standing kilometre in 30.1 seconds. Top stated speed is 220 km/h or 137 mph, official fuel consumption figures are 6.7/4.5/5.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU5, and carbon dioxide emissions are 140.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2009 BMW 520d Special Edition Touring E61 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4843 mm
How heavy?
1675 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
163 PS / 161 bhp / 120 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
350 Nm / 258 ft.lb / 35.7 kgm @ 1750-2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.7 s
How fast?
220 km/h, 137 mph
How economical?
6.7/4.5/5.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU5
What carbon dioxide emissions?
140.0 CO2 g/km

BMW E61 models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 154.0 CO2 1695 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2993 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 184.0 CO2 1845 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2993 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 187.0 CO2 1855 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 192.0 CO2 1845 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 192.0 CO2 1855 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 162.0 CO2 1675 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 140.0 CO2 1675 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 189.0 CO2 1695 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 1995 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 154.0 CO2 1695 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 166.0 CO2 1635 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 1995 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 167.0 CO2 1665 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 2497 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 183.0 CO2 1665 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 2497 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 183.0 CO2 1665 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2497 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 184.0 CO2 1695 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2497 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 184.0 CO2 1695 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 2993 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 171.0 CO2 1735 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2993 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 176.0 CO2 1765 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 2996 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 183.0 CO2 1680 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2996 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 184.0 CO2 1705 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2996 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 201.0 CO2 1795 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2996 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 201.0 CO2 1815 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 176.0 CO2 1735 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 180.0 CO2 1775 kg
BMW 530i Touring -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 2996 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 187.0 CO2 1695 kg
BMW 530i Touring  -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2996 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 184.0 CO2 1705 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 192.0 CO2 1845 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2993 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 192.0 CO2 1855 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2996 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 203.0 CO2 1800 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2996 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 201.0 CO2 1810 kg
BMW 535d Touring -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2993 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 186.0 CO2 1853 kg

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1956 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 145.0 CO2 1540 kg
4 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1798 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 141.0 CO2 1565 kg
4 door estate/​station wagon FF 8CVT 1798 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 139.0 CO2 1605 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6A 1997 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 139.0 CO2 1471 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1997 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 139.0 CO2 1575 kg
 2.2 MZR-CD -
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 2184 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 143.0 CO2 1575 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 7A 2143 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 134.0 CO2 1665 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1956 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 134.0 CO2
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1956 cm3 165 PS 162.5 bhp 121 kW 139.0 CO2 1748 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 136.0 CO2 1430 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 2231 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 147.0 CO2 1545 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6A 1968 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 139.0 CO2 1618 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1984 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 134.0 CO2 1614 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1984 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 134.0 CO2 1614 kg
Volvo V60 -
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1984 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 144.0 CO2 1582 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1984 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 144.0 CO2 1674 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6A 1984 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 144.0 CO2 1689 kg
2009 BMW 520d Special Edition Touring data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2886 113.6
Track/tread (front) 1558 61.3
Track/tread (rear) 1581 62.2
Length 4843 190.7
Width 1846 72.7
Height 1491 58.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1675 kg 3693
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area 2.26
CdA 0.68
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1995 cc
(121.742 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 90 mm
3.31 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 163 PS (161 bhp) (120 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 80.7 bhp/litre
1.32 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 350 Nm (258 ft·lb) (35.7 kgm)
at 1750-2500 rpm
Specific torque 175.44 Nm/litre
2.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 16:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2204.6 kPa (319.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.75 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 30.1 s
Maximum speed 220 km/h (137 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 97.46 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
71.68 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
96.12 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.95 kg/kW
23.3 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.7/4.5/5.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU5
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km6.7/4.5/5.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre14.9/22.2/18.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG42.2/62.8/53.3 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG35.1/52.3/44.4 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 140.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 140.45 g/km
VED band (UK) E
CO2 Effizienz (DE) B
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
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 324 mm
Rear brake diameter 320 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 2.64
general
Carfolio.com ID205513
Production total
Model code
Model family E61
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 BMW 520d Special Edition Touring added 2009-09-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.