BMW 5 Series E12 [restyling] 518i MT sedan (1979–1981)


Car model: BMW (BMW) Title: BMW Model: 5 series Generation: E12 [restyling] sedan Modification: 518i MT Year of issue: 1979–1981

Main characteristics

Body:

The minimum amount of luggage (l) 440
Front wheel track (mm) 1406
Wheelbase (mm) 2636
Height (mm) 1425
Width (mm) 1690
Rear wheel track (mm) 1442
Ground clearance (mm) 139
Load capacity (kg) 390
Permissible gross weight (kg) 1740
Curb Weight (kg) 1350
Length (mm) 4620

Engine:

Bore (mm) 89
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders Four
Piston stroke (mm) 71
Maximum torque (N • m) 135
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 4500
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 5800
Intake type Distributed injection
Engine configuration Row
Engine power (hp) 102
Engine capacity (cm3) 1766
Engine’s type Petrol

Transmission:

Number of steps Four
Drive unit Rear
Transmission Mechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Drum
Front brakes Disk drives
Rear suspension Independent, on longitudinal levers, with hydraulic shock absorbers
Front suspension Independent, spring, lever, with hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, with stabilizer bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel consumption in the combined cycle (l / 100 km) 10.58
Fuel tank capacity (l) 70
Fuel consumption on the highway (l / 100 km) 8.34
Fuel consumption in the city (l / 100 km) 12.5
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s) 14.2
Maximum speed (km / h) 167
Recommended fuel AI-98

Steering:

Turning diameter (m) 10.5
Power steering Missing

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim width 5.5 5.5
Rim diameter 14 14
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD) 120 120
Number of mounting holes Five Five
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 14 14
Tire height 80 80
Tire width 175 175