• BMW 550i xDrive

    BMW 550i xDrive -

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  • BMW 550i xDrive

    BMW 550i xDrive -

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Key facts

2013 BMW 550i xDrive F10 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4907 mm
How heavy?
1955 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 / 66.3 kgm @ 2000-4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.4 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
12.7/7.1/9.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
214.0 CO2 g/km


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2013 BMW 550i xDrive technical specifications


The BMW 550i xDrive is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power to all four wheels.
The BMW 550i xDrive is one of the F10 model family from BMW.
It's powered courtesy of a turbocharged engine of 4.4 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 444 bhp (450 PS/331 kW) of power at 5500-6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 650 N·m (479 lb·ft/66.3 kgm) at 2000-4500 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via an 8 speed automatic transmission.
It weighs a quoted 1955 kg at the kerb.
The BMW 550i xDrive is claimed to achieve a top speed of 250 km/h or 155 mph, quoted fuel consumption is 12.7/7.1/9.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 214.0 g/km.
2013 BMW 550i xDrive data
2013 BMW 550i xDrive F10 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
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 1955 kg 4310 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.29
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.68
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
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 23.3 s
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 230.27 PS/g
169.36 kW/g
227.11 bhp/ton
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.9 kg/kW
9.86 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 12.7/7.1/9.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km12.7/7.1/9.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre7.9/14.1/10.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG22.2/39.8/30.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG18.5/33.1/25.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 214.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 213.44 g/km
VED band (UK) K
CO2 Effizienz (DE) E
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
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 ID337073
Production total
Model code
Model family F10
RAC rating 39.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 BMW 550i xDrive added 2013-05-19.
Last modified 2015-07-19.

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