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  BMW M5
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1998 - 2003
Numbers built:1997 : 1
1998: 678
1999: 5425
Internal name:E39
Source:Company press release
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration S62 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 4,941 cc / 301.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 94.0 mm (3.7 in) / 89.0 mm (3.5 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Bosch MSS 52 Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 400 bhp / 298 KW @ 6,600 rpm
Torque 500 Nm / 369 ft lbs @ 3,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 81 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension McPherson struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Steering recirculating ball, power assisted
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round, ABS
Gearbox 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,720 kilo / 3,792 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,784 mm (188.3 in) / 1,800 mm (70.9 in) / 1,432 mm (56.4 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,830 mm (111.4 in) / 1,515 mm (59.6 in) / 1,527 mm (60.1 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.23 bhp / kg
Top Speed 250 km/h (155 mph) (limited)
0-60 mph 5.2 s

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