2002 BMW 540i E39 4.4-liter M62TUB44 V8 290 hp 1920×1080 HD

Posted by at 8 May 2013, at 15 : 39 PM

Car of the day – 2002 BMW 540i E39 4.4-liter M62TUB44 V8 290 hp 1920×1080 HD

This 2002 BMW is powered by a 4.4-liter (4398 cc) M62TUB44 V8 naturally aspirated petrol engine. This engine produces up to 290 hp (216 kW) at 5400 rpm and torque of 325 lbs-ft (440 Nm) at 3600 rpm. This car can drive 1 kilometer from start in 25.9 seconds. Can acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h or ~0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds. Can reach a top speed of 250 km/h or 155 mph.

This 2002 BMW features a 6-speed manual transmission and rear-wheel drive system. Fuel economy is 18.4 L/100 km in city and 8.8 L/100 km in highway and 12.3 L/100 km combined.

Car dimensions & weight: Wheelbase is 2830 mm (111.4 inches) long. Length is 4775 mm (188 inches). Width is 1800 mm (70.9 inches). Height is 1435 mm (56.5 inches). Weight is 1705 kg (3759 lbs).

The base 4 door BMW 5 series sedan model features 16 inches wheels. Tires sizes are these: 225/55 R 16 in front & rear. Fuel tank capacity is 70 liters, 18.5 US gallons, or 15.4 UK gallons.

It is a good and not that old car either. Its engine is packed with some serious power, and it is really a fast car. Also, this engine is the most powerful of all E39 models engines (excluding BMW M5 E39). The E39 is the next new model since E34 models. The BMW started productions of this E39 model in 1995 and ended in 2003. It also features engines from 2.0-liter to 4.9-liter (M5 model) for petrol and from 2.0-liter to 3.0-liter for diesel.

This 2002 BMW 540i E39 sedan base model originally (MSRP) was priced at around 53,500 USD ($). Price in 2013 goes for about 4000-7000 USD ($) in good condition.

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