BMW 5-series · 540i Protection · Sedan · 2000 ‐ 2003

In 2000 BMW launched production of cars model 5-series, modification 540i Protection and finished it in 2003. This four-door sedan has a length of 4.8 meters, weight 1.8 tons and is destined to fit 5 men including the driver.

«5-series 540i Protection» vehicle with a 5-speed sequential automatic gearbox is fitted to the rear wheels. The 8-cylinders petrol motor engine with «multipoint injection system» can produce power 286 hp at 5400 rmp, which allows you to accelerate the auto for 6.7 seconds to 100 km/h and reach peak speed of 250 km/h.

Fuel consumption is 17.9 l in the urban driving mode, on the suburban 9.7 l, and the intermediate fuel consumption is 12.8 l per 100 km. Tank capacity is 70 liters of petrol, what lets to drive approximately 547 km without refueling.

The front wheels of this car have ventilated disks, 324 mm brakes and fixed to the underframe using suspension «MacPherson, independent, coil springs» and equipped with stabilizer bar. Rear wheels have ventilated disks, 298 mm brakes and fixed to the chassis with help of suspension type «Multilink, coil springs» and equipped anti-roll bar. Tires have the following dimensions - 225/55WR16.

According to the results of Euro NCAP crash test, this model of BMW 5-series received the lot number of stars - 4, which means that it is a well safe auto. In addition to passive systems of safety (side, passenger, driver airbags), it is also has active systems of safety such as Brake assistant, ESP, Traction control, ABS, EBD.

Specifications of BMW 5-series 540i Protection

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Common data
MakerBMW Series5-series Model540i Protection Production year2000 ‐ 2003 Body typeSedanDoors number4Number of seats5FuelPetrolDriveRearTransmission typeSequential automaticNumber 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    - sideABSEBDESPBrake assistTraction controlCentral door lockingElectric windowsPower steeringCruise controlAir conditioningDual-zone climate

Exterior options
Opening sunroofInterval wipersRoof railsRear 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 weight1800 kg
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Max permitted weight2200 kg
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Max payload400 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 lFront seat length510 mmFront backrest length660 mmSeat - pedals distance920-1135 mmRear backrest length660 mmRear headspace925 mmRear seat length510 mmRear seat - front seat630-850 mmRear seat height350 mmRear interior width1485 mm

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