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Car Setup
BMW 5 series M5 (E39 (98-03))4941cc V8), recirculating ball steering, 6 speed manual, rear wheel drive
PowerEngine SizePowerTorque
4941cc(400 bhp @ 6600rpm)(368 lb ft @ 3800rpm)
Specific OutputPower/WeightTorque/WeightPower/LitreTorque/Litre
(220 bhp/tonne)(200 lb ft/tonne)(80 bhp/litre)(70 lb ft/litre)
Acceleration0-30 0-40 0-50 0-60 0-70 0-80 0-90 0-100 0-62
(2.1)(3.0)(3.9)(4.8)(6.4)(7.8)(9.5)(10.9)
BMW 5 series M5 (E39 (98-03))
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(2.60)(3.90)(5.30)(6.40) (8.00)(9.40)(11.00)(13.20)
BMW 5 series M5 (E39 (98-03))
Road & Track
(3.00)(4.80)(7.70)(11.30)
100+0-1100-1200-1250-1300-1400-150
BMW 5 series M5 (E39 (98-03))
13.7 secs16.3 secs19.9 secs23.8 secs
Midrange20-4030-50 40-60 50-7060-8070-9080-10030-70
(2.0 secs) (2.0 secs) (2.0 secs) (2.9 secs) (3.0 secs) (3.1 secs) (4.2 secs) (4.3 secs)
Standing StartsTime for Qtr Mile (top speed)Time for Km (top speed)
(13.4secs / 109mph)(24.2secs / mph)
Top SpeedMax Speedin 1stin 2ndin 3rdin 4thin 5thin 6th
161 mph39 mph66 mph99 mph135 mph155 mph155 mph
Gearing1st Gear (ratio)/mph2nd Gear (ratio)/mph3rd Gear (ratio/mph)4th Gear (ratio/mph)5th Gear (ratio/mph)6th Gear (ratio/mph)
BMW 5 series M5 (E39 (98-03)) 4.23/5.6 mph 2.53/9.4 mph 1.67/14.2 mph 1.23/19.3 mph 1.00/23.6 mph 0.83/28.5 mph
Deceleration60-0 (secs)
(2.8)
Mpgurban (mpg)extra urban (mpg)Combined (mpg)
BMW 5 series M5 (E39 (98-03))(13.4)(28.8)(20.3)
EmissionsCo2 Emissions (g/km)Tax Bracket (%)
(336)(35)
CostList Price ()Cost / Mile (p)Retained Value (%)Insurance Group
(52000.00)(99.9)(50)(20)
DimensionsCar TypeWeight (Kg)Length (mm)Width (mm)Height (mm)Wheelbase (mm)Boot Size (ltr)
exec saloon17564784199014322830460
Wheels & TyresWheels (inches)Front Tyres (mm) Rear Tyres (mm) Front Brakes (mm) Rear Brakes (mm)
BMW 5 series M5 (E39 (98-03)) 18 x 8 245/40 275/35 345 328
RatingsFastSaloons
(-/5)
Autocar
(-/10)
Evo
(-/5)
Car
(-/5)
TopGear
(-/5)
WhatCar
(-/5)
(4)(4)(5.0)(5)(4)(5)

  
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