BMW 5-series · 540i Protection · Sedan · 1997 ‐ 2000

Manufacturing modification 540i Protection of automobile models 5-series was launched in 1997 by BMW, and closed in 2000. The weight of the car is 1.8 tn and a length of 4.8 m, It is formed as sedan with 4 doors, and may be placed in a 5 men including the driver.

«5-series 540i Protection» have a rear-wheel drive vehicle with a 5-speed automatic transmission. This car can speed up for 6.7 s to 100 km/h, with a peak speed of 250 km/h, thanks to a 8-cylinders petrol motor with a «multipoint injection fuel system», which produce a max output of 286 horsepower at 5400 rpm.

Fuel rate is 17.9 liters in the urban driving mode, on the suburban 9.7 liters, and the average fuel consumption is 12.8 liters per 100 km. Gas tank capacity is 70 l of petrol, what lets to drive nearly 547 kilometers unrefueled.

The forward wheels of this automobile have ventilated disks, 324 mm brakes and attached to the underframe with help of suspension «MacPherson, independent, coil springs» and equipped with stabilizer bar. Rear wheels have ventilated disks, 298 mm brakes and fixed to the underframe by dint of suspension type «Multilink, coil springs» and equipped with sway bar. Tires have the next size - 225/55WR16.

In conformity with the data of Euro NCAP crash test, this model of BMW 5-series got the many quantity of stars - 4, which means that it is a enough safe car. In addition to active safety (Traction control, EBD, ABS, ESP), it is also has passive safety (side, passenger, driver airbags).

Specifications of BMW 5-series 540i Protection

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Common data
MakerBMW Series5-series Model540i Protection Production year1997 ‐ 2000 Body typeSedanDoors number4Number of seats5FuelPetrolDriveRearTransmission typeAutomaticNumber of gears5

Performance
Maximum speed250 km/h
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Acceleration to 100 km/h6.7 seconds
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Fuel consumption     - average12.8 l per 100 km
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    - in the city17.9 l per 100 km    - on the highway9.7 l per 100 kmFuel tank volume70 lAverage cruising range547 km

Chassis
Tire size225/55WR16Front breaksventilated disks, 324 mmRear breaksventilated disks, 298 mm
Front suspension
MacPherson, independent, Coil springs
Rear suspension
Multilink, Coil springs
Front stabilizerYesRear stabilizerYesTurning radius11.4 m

Options
Frontal test impactRating: 4 of 5Airbags     - driver    - passenger    - sideABSEBDESPTraction controlCentral door lockingElectric windowsPower steeringCruise controlAir conditioningDual-zone climate

Exterior options
Opening sunroofInterval wipersRear privacy glassXenon headlampsAuto-switching of lightHeadlight washersBurglar alarms
Engine
Volume4398 cc
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CylindersV8Valves4Valve operationDOHCPower286 hp (5400 rpm)
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Torque440 Nm (3600 rpm)
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Compression10 : 1Bore and stroke92,0 x 82,7 mmFuel systemMultipoint injectionCatalytic converterRegularEmissions of CO2307 g/km

Weights and loads
Curb weight1775 kg
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Max permitted weight2200 kg
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Max payload425 kgMax load on roof100 kg

External dimensions
Length4775 mm
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Width1800 mm
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Height1435 mm
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Front track1512 mmRear track1526 mmWheelbase2830 mm
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Internal dimensions
Luggage volume460 lRear headspace920 mmRear seat height400 mm

Interior options
Seats options:     - heigh adjustment    - rear headrestsCentral armrestOdometerCoolant temperatureExternal temperatureBoard computerLeather rudderRudder adjustmentAudio systemLamp for readingLighted makeup mirrorLight regulated panelTachometer
 
 
 
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