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1990 BMW 525i 24v E34 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4720 mm
How heavy?
1480 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2494 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
192 PS / 189 bhp / 141 kW @ 5900 rpm
How much torque?
250 Nm / 184 ft.lb / 25.5 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.60 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph
How economical?
6.8/8.2/12.1 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban

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1990 BMW 525i 24v technical specifications

Introduction

BMW 525i 24v is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front located engine powering the rear wheels.
It is part of BMW's E34 model series.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.5 litre, double overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 189 bhp (192 PS/141 kW) of power at 5900 rpm, and maximum torque of 250 N·m (184 lb·ft/25.5 kgm) at 4200 rpm.
The power is delivered to the wheels through a 5 speed manual transmission.
Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1480 kg.
Top quoted speed is 230 km/h or 143 mph, quoted fuel consumption figures are 6.8/8.2/12.1 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban.
1990 BMW 525i 24v data
1990 BMW 525i 24v E34 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2761 108.7
Track/tread (front) 1470 57.9
Track/tread (rear) 1495 58.9
Length 4720 185.8
Width 1751 68.9
Height 1412 55.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1480 kg 3263 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.5 litre
2494 cc
(152.193 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 75 mm
3.31 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(CEE 88/195)
192 PS (189 bhp) (141 kW)
at 5900 rpm
Specific output
(CEE 88/195)
75.8 bhp/litre
1.24 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(CEE 88/195)
250 Nm (184 ft·lb) (25.5 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
(CEE 88/195)
100.24 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system Bosch DME 3.1 fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1259.7 kPa (182.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 415.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.60 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 129.48 PS/g
95.23 kW/g
127.7 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.5 kg/kW
17.54 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.8/8.2/12.1 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.8/8.2/12.1 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km per litre14.7/12.2/8.3 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG41.5/34.4/23.3 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG34.6/28.7/19.4 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 246.85 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.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/65 R 15 94V
Tyres rear 205/65 R 15 94V
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.81
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID31339
Production total
Model code
Model family E34
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 BMW 525i 24v added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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