1991 BMW 525tds Touring E34

The 525tds Touring is a rear wheel drive estate/station wagon motor car with a front located engine, produced by BMW. It is part of BMW's E34 model range. Its 2.5 litre engine is a turbocharged, single overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder that produces 141 bhp (143 PS/105 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 260 N·m (192 lb·ft/26.5 kgm) at 2200 rpm. A 5 speed manual 'box transmits the power to the driven wheels. It weighs a stated 1635 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed quoted is 199 km/h, which is 124 mph, quoted fuel consumption is 5.3/7.0/9.2 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban.

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Key facts

1991 BMW 525tds Touring E34 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4720 mm
How heavy?
1635 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2498 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
143 PS / 141 bhp / 105 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
260 Nm / 192 ft.lb / 26.5 kgm @ 2200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.6 s
How fast?
199 km/h, 124 mph
How economical?
5.3/7.0/9.2 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban

BMW E34 models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1520 kg
BMW 540i -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 3982 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1675 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1435 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1475 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1645 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5A 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1680 kg
BMW M5 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 3795 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1725 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 3795 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1786 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2498 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1465 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2498 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1500 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2498 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1620 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2498 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1655 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1796 cm3 113 PS 111 bhp 83 kW 1360 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2997 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1565 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2997 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2997 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1630 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 2997 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 3982 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1721 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 3982 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1750 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 3982 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1800 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 3795 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1711 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 3535 cm3 315 PS 311 bhp 232 kW 1733 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 3795 cm3 327 PS 322.5 bhp 240 kW 1650 kg
BMW M5 Touring -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 3795 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1730 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 3795 cm3 327 PS 322.5 bhp 240 kW 1730 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1991 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1605 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 1991 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1640 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1573 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1650 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1685 kg

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2598 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1370 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 2598 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 2598 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1470 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2933 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1392 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 2935 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW 1450 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2935 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2935 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW
1991 BMW 525tds Touring data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2761 108.7
Track/tread (front) 1470 57.9
Track/tread (rear) 1495 58.9
Length 4720 185.8
Width 1751 68.9
Height 1417 55.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1635 kg 3605
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.5 litre
2498 cc
(152.437 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 83 mm
3.15 × 3.27 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
143 PS (141 bhp) (105 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
56.4 bhp/litre
0.92 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
260 Nm (192 ft·lb) (26.5 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
104.08 Nm/litre
1.26 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 22:1
Fuel system Bosch DDE diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1307.9 kPa (189.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 416.33 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler Yes
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.7 s
Standing kilometre 32.7 s
Maximum speed 199 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 87.44 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
64.31 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
86.24 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.55 kg/kW
25.97 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 5.3/7.0/9.2 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km5.3/7.0/9.2 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km/litre18.9/14.3/10.9 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG53.3/40.4/30.7 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG44.4/33.6/25.6 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 219.42 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.00 m
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7J x 15
Wheel size rear 7J x 15
Tyres front 205/65 R 15 94V
Tyres rear 205/65 R 15 94V
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.65
general
Carfolio.com ID56298
Production total
Model code
Model family E34
RAC rating 23.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1991 BMW 525tds Touring added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.