BMW 5 Series E12 [restyling] 520i 4MT Sedan (1976–1979)


Car model: BMW (BMW) Title: BMW Model: 5 series Generation: E12 [restyling] sedan Modification: 520i 4MT Year of issue: 1976–1979

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)440
Permissible gross weight (kg)1700
Curb Weight (kg)1260
Length (mm)4620

Engine:

Bore (mm)89
Number of valves per cylinder2
Number of cylindersFour
Piston stroke (mm)80
Maximum torque (N • m)175
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)4350
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm)5700
Intake typeDistributed injection
Engine configurationRow
Engine power (hp)125
Engine capacity (cm3)1990
Engine’s typePetrol

Transmission:

Number of stepsFour
Drive unitRear
TransmissionMechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDrum
Front brakesDisk drives
Rear suspensionIndependent, on longitudinal levers, with hydraulic shock absorbers
Front suspensionIndependent, spring, lever, with hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, with stabilizer bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel consumption in the combined cycle (l / 100 km)9.5
Fuel tank capacity (l)70
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s)11.3
Maximum speed (km / h)181
Recommended fuelAI-98

Steering:

Turning diameter (m)10.5
Power steeringMissing

Tires, wheels:

DiscsFrontRear
Rim width5.55.5
Rim diameter1414
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD)120120
Number of mounting holesFiveFive
TiresFrontRear
Tire diameter1414
Tire height8080
Tire width175175