February 22, 2018

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BMW e39 M5

Let’s something say about the king of the road.


Bmw m5 e39


E39 M5

After production of BMW E39 M5, which started in 1998. this M5 was the ‘fastest car on the planet’.

The E39 M5 marked the 400bhp sweet spot where relentless V8 power, impeccable chassis balance, four-seat luxury and technical mastery were perfectly balanced.

This car is real perfection, also called one of the best M5’s BMW ever made.

First E39 M5 was introduced in 1998. with a 4,9 liter, V8 S62 engine, which is shown on photo below.

BMW engine


Here you can see table of E39 M5 specifications:


Type S62 (aka S62B50)
Location Front, Longitudinally Mounted
Cylinder(s) 8-cylinder V8
Bore 94mm (3.70 in)
Stroke 89mm (3.50 in)
Displacement 4.9 liters or 4941 cc (302 cu in)
Valvetrain 4 valves/cylinder (32 valves)
Fuel System Bosch MSS 52 Fuel Injection DOHC
Compression Ratio 11


Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Transmission Getrag 420G
Gearbox Manual 6 Gear
Gear Ratios 1-3 1st = 4.32; 2nd = 2.54; 3rd = 1.62
Gear Ratios 4-6 & R 4th = 1.23; 5th = 1.00; 6th = 0.83; R = 3.75


Length 4784mm (188.34 in)
Width 1800mm (70.86 in)
Height 1432mm (56.37 in)
Wheelbase 2830mm (111.41)
Weight Claimed 1795kg / 3957lbs
Weight (EU) 1903kg / 4195lbs
Front Suspension McPherson struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension Multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Brakes Ventilated discs, all-around, ABS

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Type 98 RON (94 AKI)
Fuel Tank Volume 70 liters (18.5 gallons)
Fuel Consumption Economy 13.7L/100km (16.9 MPG) – Sport 27.9L/100km (8.4 MPG)
CO2 Rejection 336g/km


Power 400 PS (294 kW / 395 HP) at 6600 RPM (max. 6900 RPM)
Torque 500 Nm (51 mkg / 369 lb-ft) from 3800 to 5000 RPM
Weight/Power 4.8 kg per PS or 155kW per ton
Power/Weight 0.21 HP per kg
Power/Displacement 81 PS per liter or 101 Nm per liter
Torque/Weight 263 Nm (194 lb-ft) per ton
Max. Speed (chip) 250km/h (155mph)
Max. Speed (no chip) 296km/h (184mph)
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.9 seconds
Acceleration 0-200km/h 16.9 seconds
Faster Than Porsche Panamera 4S, Lancer Evo X MR, Audi S8, Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S

Lap Times

Track Time Faster Than
Nordschleife 8:28.00 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34
Hockenheim Short 1:17.60 Aston Martin DB9
Oschersleben 1:52.00 MG Xpower SV-R
Tsukuba 1:14.19 Nissan Silvia Q Type S
Top Gear Track 1:27.00 Aston Martin Vanquish
New York to Los Angeles 31h 4m Ferrari 308

General Information

Original Price (MSRP) 80000 EUR (eighty thousand)
Produced From 1998 to 2003
Numbers Built 20482
Assembly Dingolfing, Germany
Oil Type 10W-60


Bmw e39 m5 wallpaper


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