• BMW M550i xDrive

    BMW M550i xDrive -

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  • BMW M550i xDrive

    BMW M550i xDrive -

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Key facts

2016 BMW M550i xDrive G30 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4962 mm
How heavy?
1885 kg
What size engine?
4.4 litre, 4395 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
462 PS / 456 bhp / 340 kW @ 5500-6000 rpm
How much torque?
650 Nm / 479 / 66.3 kgm @ 1800-4750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
12.7/6.8/8.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
204.0 CO2 g/km


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2016 BMW M550i xDrive technical specifications


The M550i xDrive is an automobile from BMW, with all wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style.
The M550i xDrive forms part of BMW's G30 family of cars.
Its engine is a turbocharged petrol, 4.4 litre, double overhead camshaft 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 456 bhp (462 PS/340 kW) of power at 5500-6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 650 N·m (479 lb·ft/66.3 kgm) at 1800-4750 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels compliments of an 8 speed automatic transmission.
The quoted kerb weight is 1885 kg.
Top quoted speed is 250 km/h (155 mph), claimed fuel consumption is 12.7/6.8/8.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 204.0 g/km.
2016 BMW M550i xDrive data
2016 BMW M550i xDrive G30 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2975 117.1
Track/tread (front) 1600 63
Track/tread (rear) 1597 62.9
Length 4962 195.4
Width 1868 73.5
Height 1467 57.8
Ground clearance 131 5.2
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1885 kg 4156 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.28
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.66
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 462 PS (456 bhp) (340 kW)
at 5500-6000 rpm
Specific output 103.8 bhp/litre
1.7 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 650 Nm (479 ft·lb) (66.3 kgm)
at 1800-4750 rpm
Specific torque 147.9 Nm/litre
1.79 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
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 BMW TwinPower TwinScroll turbocharger
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 245.27 PS/g
180.39 kW/g
241.91 bhp/ton
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.54 kg/kW
9.26 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 12.7/6.8/8.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km12.7/6.8/8.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre7.9/14.7/11.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG22.2/41.5/31.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG18.5/34.6/26.4 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 204.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 206.48 g/km
VED band (UK) K
CO2 Effizienz (DE) E
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8.oJ x 19
Wheel size rear 9.0J x 19
Tyres front 245/40 R 19 98Y
Tyres rear 275/35 R 19 100Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.64
Final drive ratio 2.81
general ID510785
Production total
Model code
Model family G30
RAC rating 39.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 BMW M550i xDrive added 2017-02-18.
Last modified 2017-02-18.

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