Key facts

BMW 550i, 2016 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4913 mm
How heavy?
1980 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: 4.5 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.7 s
How fast?
209 km/h, 130 mph
How economical?
17/25/20 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined

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2016 BMW 550i technical specifications

Introduction

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
The 8 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 4.4 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 445 bhp (451 PS/332 kW) at 5500-6000 rpm and 650 Nm (479 lbft/66.3 kgm) at 2000-4500 rpm respectively.
The engine transmits power to the wheels via an 8 speed automatic gearbox.
Quoted kerb weight is 1980 kg.
Maximum claimed speed is 209 km/h, which equates to 130 mph, stated fuel consumption is 17/25/20 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined.
2016 BMW 550i data
BMW 550i, 2016 MY data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
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 4913 193.4
Width 1860 73.2
Height 1464 57.6
Ground clearance 141 5.6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1980 kg 4365 lb
Weight distribution 51.5 % front
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.29
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.68
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
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 4.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.7 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 227.87 PS/g
167.59 kW/g
224.75 bhp/ton
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.97 kg/kW
9.97 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17/25/20 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km13.8/9.4/11.8 l/100km city/highway/combined
km per litre7.2/10.6/8.5 km/l city/highway/combined
UK MPG20.4/30.0/24.0 UK MPG city/highway/combined
US MPG17.0/25.0/20.0 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 rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
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
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 2.81
general
Carfolio.com ID491832
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 39.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 BMW 550i added 2016-06-25.
Last modified 2016-06-25.

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