BMW M5 (E39)
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1998 BMW M5 (E39) - Technical specification

1998 BMW M5 (E39)

1998 BMW M5 (E39) technical characteristics

Years of Production
1998  - 2004

Engine

Engine type
V8
Materials
Light-alloy
Valves per cylindre
4
Distribution
DOHC
Fuel injection / Ignition system
Siemens MSS 52 fuel injection
Aspiration
Natural
Displacement (cm3)
4941cm3
Bore x Stroke (mm)
94 x 89
Compression ratio
11
Horsepower (hp rpm)
400 hp @ 6600tr/min
Specific output
81ch/l
Peak torque (mkg rpm)
51 @ 3800tr/min
Torque by Liter (mkg)
10.3mkg/l
Redline (rpm)
7000tr/min

Transmission - Body - Frame

Cx
0.31
GearBox
Manual width 6 speed
Transmission
Rear-wheel drive
Suspension Avant
Pseudo McPherson, bras inférieurs triangulés, barre stabilisatrice
Suspension Arrière
Essieux multibras, ressort hélicoïdaux, barre stabilisatrice
Steering
Variable power assisted rack & pinion steering
Brakes
Ventilated discs 345 mm at thr front and ventilated discs328 mm at the rear
Antiblocage
Bosch en série

Transmission - Body - Frame

Cx0.31
GearBoxManual
Speed6
TransmissionRear-wheel drive
SteeringVariable power assisted rack & pinion steering
BrakesFront brakesRear brakes
 - Brake typeVentilated discsVentilated discs
 - Brake size (mm)345328
AntiblocageBosch en série

Weight and dimensions of 1998 BMW M5 (E39)

Weight (kg)1759
Weight power ratio4.4
Length - Width - Height (mm)4780-1800-1430
Wheelbase2830
TrackFront trackRear track
 15151527
Rims8 x 18
Tires 245/40 ZR18 275/35 ZR18

1998 BMW M5 (E39) rival (according to duel)

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Performance of the 1998 BMW M5 (E39)

top speed 261 km/h 

Acceleration:

0 - 100 km/h 5"4  
0 - 400 meters 13"2  
0 - 1000 meters 24"2  

Passing:

From 50 km/h in 4th: 400 m 14"1  
From 50 km/h in 4th: 1000 m 25"7  
100 - 140 km/h in 5th 6"4  
100 - 140 km/h in 6th 8"1  
80 - 150 km/h in 5th 11  
80 - 150 km/h in 6th 13"7  

Tracks laptime:

Nurburgring lap times 8:28.00

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