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BMW 518

General information

ModelBMW 518
CategoryLarge/luxury cars
Rating59 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other cars

Main features, safety and ecconomy

Engine size1766 ccm (107.76 cubic inches)
DriveRear wheels
TransmissionManual, 4-speed

Engine and transmission

Engine locationFront, longitudinal
Displacement1766 ccm (107.76 cubic inches)
Engine typeInline, 4 cylinder
Max power91.30 PS (67 kW or 90 HP) at 5500 Rev. per min.
Max torque146.00 Nm (14.9 kgf-m or 107.7 ft.lbs) at 3500 Rev. per min.
Fuel systemCarburetor
Cooling systemLiquid
GearboxManual, 4-speed

Speed and acceleration

Top speed155.0 km/h (96.3 mph)
Power/weight ratio0.0736 PS/kg

Exterior and interior

Chassis typeSedan/saloon
Max no. of doors4
Passenger space3970 litres (1,049 gallons)
Cargo space520 litres (137 gallons)

Steering, brakes and tires

Turn circle11 m (413.4 inches)
Front brakesDisks
Rear brakesDrums

Dimensions and weight

Weight1240 kg (2,733.7 pounds)
Overall length4630 mm (182.3 inches)
Overall width1700 mm (66.9 inches)
Overall height1430 mm (56.3 inches)
Ground clearance150 mm (5.9 inches)
Wheelbase2650 mm (104.3 inches)
Fuel capacity70.0 litres (18.49 gallons)

Other specifications

Country of originGermany
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