BMW 550i xDrive, 2016 MY F10 US

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine delivering power to all four wheels. The BMW 550i xDrive is one of the F10 range of cars from BMW. The 4.4 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 8 cylinder that has an output of 445 bhp (451 PS/332 kW) of power at 5500-6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 650 N·m (479 lb·ft/66.3 kgm) at 2000-4500 rpm. An 8 speed automatic transmission supplies the power to the driven wheels. Having a claimed weight at the kerb of 2010 kg, the BMW 550i xDrive manages to cover the 0-100 km/h sprint in 4.5 seconds and the standing kilometre in 23.1 seconds. Maximum speed claimed is 209 km/h or 130 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption is 16/24/19 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined.

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BMW 550i xDrive, 2016 MY F10 US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4913 mm
How heavy?
2010 kg
What size engine?
4.4 litre, 4395 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
451 PS / 445 bhp / 332 kW @ 5500-6000 rpm
How much torque?
650 Nm / 479 ft.lb / 66.3 kgm @ 2000-4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.3 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.5 s
How fast?
209 km/h, 130 mph
How economical?
16/24/19 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined

BMW F10 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1997 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1730 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1997 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1815 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2993 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1853 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2993 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1930 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1795 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1885 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 4395 cm3 451 PS 445 bhp 332 kW 1980 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1997 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1730 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1997 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1815 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2993 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1853 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2993 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1930 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1795 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1885 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 4395 cm3 451 PS 445 bhp 332 kW 1980 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 4395 cm3 451 PS 445 bhp 332 kW 2010 kg
BMW 518d -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 114.0 CO2 1690 kg
BMW 518d -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 110.0 CO2 1700 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 114.0 CO2 1695 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 109.0 CO2 1705 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1995 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 124.0 CO2 1805 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1592 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 156.0 CO2 1690 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 119.0 CO2 1690 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 119.0 CO2 1700 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 119.0 CO2 1695 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 119.0 CO2 1705 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 129.0 CO2 1805 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1997 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 149.0 CO2 1670 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1997 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 139.0 CO2 1690 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 129.0 CO2 1725 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 123.0 CO2 1730 kg

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2016 BMW 550i xDrive data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2968 mm 116.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1600 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1627 mm 64.1 inches
Length 4913 mm 193.4 inches
Width 1860 mm 73.2 inches
Height 1464 mm 57.6 inches
Ground clearance 141 mm 5.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 2010 kg 4431 lb
Weight distribution 53 % front
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.71
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code N63B44O1
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
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 451 PS (445 bhp) (332 kW)
at 5500-6000 rpm
Specific output 101.3 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 2 BMW turbochargers
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 23.1 s
Maximum speed 209 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 224.47 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
165.09 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
221.39 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.06 kg/kW
10.12 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 16/24/19 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km14.7/9.8/12.4 l/100km city/highway/combined
km/litre6.8/10.2/8.1 km/l city/highway/combined
UK MPG19.2/28.8/22.8 UK MPG city/highway/combined
US MPG16.0/24.0/19.0 US MPG city/highway/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
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 100V
Tyres rear 245/45 R 18 100V
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 348 mm
Rear brake diameter 345 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 2.81
general
Carfolio.com ID490754
Production total
Model code
Model family F10
RAC rating 39.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 BMW 550i xDrive added 2016-06-25.
Last modified 2017-08-13.