Key facts

1991 BMW 525tds Touring E34 information summary

What body style?
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: 11.60 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

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1991 BMW 525tds Touring technical specifications

Introduction

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.
1991 BMW 525tds Touring data
1991 BMW 525tds Touring E34 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
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 lb
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
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 11.60 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.70 s
Standing kilometre 32.70 s
Maximum speed 199 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 87.44 PS/g
64.31 kW/g
86.24 bhp/ton
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 per 100km5.37.09.2 l100km 90kmph120kmphurban
km per 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 recirculating ball PAS
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
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
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.

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