Key facts

2013 BMW 550i F10 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4907 mm
How heavy?
1905 kg
What size engine?
4.4 litre, 4395 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
450 PS / 444 bhp / 331 kW @ 5500-6000 rpm
How much torque?
650 Nm / 479 ft.lb / 66.3 kgm @ 2000-4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.6 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
11.8/6.6/8.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
199.0 CO2 g/km

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2013 BMW 550i technical specifications

Introduction

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
The BMW 550i is one of the F10 range of cars from BMW.
Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 4.4 litre turbocharged 8 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 444 bhp (450 PS/331 kW) at 5500-6000 rpm and 650 N·m (479 lb·ft/66.3 kgm) at 2000-4500 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels through an 8 speed automatic 'box.
Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1905 kg.
Top claimed speed is 250 km/h (155 mph), quoted fuel consumption is 11.8/6.6/8.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 199.0 g/km.
2013 BMW 550i data
2013 BMW 550i 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 1905 kg 4200 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.27
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.63
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.4 litre
4395 cc
(268.199 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 88.3 mm
3.5 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 450 PS (444 bhp) (331 kW)
at 5500-6000 rpm
Specific output 101 bhp/litre
1.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 650 Nm (479 ft·lb) (66.3 kgm)
at 2000-4500 rpm
Specific torque 147.9 Nm/litre
1.79 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1858.5 kPa (269.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 549.38 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 23.5 s
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 236.31 PS/g
173.8 kW/g
233.07 bhp/ton
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.75 kg/kW
9.61 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 11.8/6.6/8.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km11.8/6.6/8.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre8.5/15.2/11.6 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG23.9/42.8/32.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG19.9/35.6/27.4 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 199.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 199.52 g/km
VED band (UK) J
CO2 Effizienz (DE) D
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 18
Wheel size rear 8J x 18
Tyres front 245/45 R 18 96Y
Tyres rear 245/45 R 18 96Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 374 mm
Rear brake diameter 345 mm
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 2.81
general
Carfolio.com ID336930
Production total
Model code
Model family F10
RAC rating 39.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 BMW 550i added 2013-05-19.
Last modified 2015-07-19.

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