Key facts

2009 BMW 520d Special Edition Touring E61 information summary

What body style?
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: 8.70 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 CO2 g/km

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2009 BMW 520d Special Edition Touring technical specifications

Introduction

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 8.70 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 g/km.
2009 BMW 520d Special Edition Touring data
2009 BMW 520d Special Edition Touring E61 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
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 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.300
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
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 8.70 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 30.10 s
Maximum speed 220 km/h (137 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 97.46 PS/g
71.68 kW/g
96.12 bhp/ton
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 per 100km6.7/4.5/5.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per 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 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 rack & pinion PAS
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
Gearbox 6 speed manual
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.

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