Key facts

2013 BMW 520i F10 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4907 mm
How heavy?
1670 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1997 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
184 PS / 181 bhp / 135 kW @ 5000-6250 rpm
How much torque?
270 Nm / 199 ft.lb / 27.5 kgm @ 1250-4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.90 s
How fast?
235 km/h, 146 mph
How economical?
8.4/5.2/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
149 CO2 g/km

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2013 BMW 520i technical specifications

Introduction

The BMW 520i is a 4 door saloon (sedan)-bodied automobile with a front located engine driving through the rear wheels.
The BMW 520i belongs to the F10 range of cars from BMW.
Powering the BMW 520i is a double overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 181 bhp (184 PS/135 kW) at 5000-6250 rpm and 270 N·m (199 lb·ft/27.5 kgm) at 1250-4500 rpm respectively.
This power is transmitted to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Claimed kerb weight is 1670 kg.
It is said to be able to manage a maxiumum speed of 235 km/h or 146 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption is 8.4/5.2/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 149 g/km.
2013 BMW 520i data
2013 BMW 520i F10 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2968 116.9
Track/tread (front) 1600 63
Track/tread (rear) 1627 64.1
Length 4907 193.2
Width 1860 73.2
Height 1464 57.6
Ground clearance 141 5.6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1670 kg 3682 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.250
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.59
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1997 cc
(121.864 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 90.1 mm
3.31 × 3.55 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 184 PS (181 bhp) (135 kW)
at 5000-6250 rpm
Specific output 90.6 bhp/litre
1.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 270 Nm (199 ft·lb) (27.5 kgm)
at 1250-4500 rpm
Specific torque 135.2 Nm/litre
1.63 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1699 kPa (246.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.90 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 29.10 s
Maximum speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 109.89 PS/g
80.82 kW/g
108.38 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.37 kg/kW
20.67 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.4/5.2/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km8.45.26.4 l100km urbanextra-urbancombined
km per litre11.9/19.2/15.6 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG33.6/54.3/44.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG28.0/45.2/36.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 149 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 148.48 g/km
VED band (UK) F
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 8J x 17
Wheel size rear 8J x 17
Tyres front 225/55 R 17 97W
Tyres rear 225/55 R 17 97W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 330 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.91
general
Carfolio.com ID336897
Production total
Model code
Model family F10
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 BMW 520i added 2013-05-19.
Last modified 2013-07-07.

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