BMW 5-series · 525 · Sedan · 1974 ‐ 1981

Model of automobiles 5-series, modification of 525 began manufacture by BMW in 1974 and finished in 1981. This four-door sedan has a length of 4.6 meters, weight 1.4 tons and is assigned to fit 5 men including the driver.

«5-series 525» is a rear-wheel drive auto with a 4-speed automatic transmission. 6-cylinders petrol engine with «carburetor fuel system» can produce output 150 hp at 5800 rmp, which allows you to speed up the car for 13.1 s to 100 km/h and reach ceiling speed of 185 km/h.

Fuel tank capacity of this auto is 70 l of petrol, thus when average fuel consumption is 11.5 l per 100 km, accordingly allows to go nearly 609 km unrefuelled.

The forward wheels of this automobile have disks brakes and attached to the chassis through suspension «MacPherson, independent, coil springs» and equipped with sway bar. Rearward wheels have disks brakes and fixed to the chassis by dint of suspension «Independent, coil springs» and equipped stabilizer bar. Tires have the next measure - 175HR14.

BMW 5-series is not tested for crash test Euro NCAP. This automobile does not have active and passive safety features.

Specifications of BMW 5-series 525

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Common data
MakerBMW Series5-series Model525 Production year1974 ‐ 1981 Body typeSedanDoors number4Number of seats5FuelPetrolDriveRearTransmission typeAutomaticNumber of gears4

Performance
Maximum speed185 km/h
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Acceleration to 100 km/h13.1 seconds
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Fuel consumption     - average11.5 l per 100 km
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Fuel tank volume70 lAverage cruising range609 km

Chassis
Tire size175HR14Front breaksdisksRear breaksdisks
Front suspension
MacPherson, independent, Coil springs
Rear suspension
Independent, Coil springs
Front stabilizerYesRear stabilizerYesTurning radius10.5 m

Options
Power steering

Exterior options
Rear privacy glassBurglar alarms
Engine
Volume2494 cc
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CylindersL6Valves2Valve operationOHCPower150 hp (5800 rpm)
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Torque208 Nm (4000 rpm)
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Compression9 : 1Bore and stroke86,0 x 71,6 mmFuel systemCarburetor

Weights and loads
Curb weight1370 kg
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Max permitted weight1810 kg
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Max payload440 kgMax load on roof75 kgMax braked trailer mass1300 kgMax unbraked trailer mass500 kg

External dimensions
Length4620 mm
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Width1690 mm
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Height1425 mm
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Front track1422 mmRear track1470 mmWheelbase2636 mm
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Internal dimensions
Luggage volume620 l

Interior options
OdometerCoolant temperatureRudder adjustmentTachometer
 
 
 
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