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1988 BMW M5 E34 specs


Curb weight 1670 kilograms (3682 pounds)
Year introduced 1988
Displacement 3500 cubic centimeters (3.5 liters / 214 cubic inches)
Maximum power 315 metric horsepower (311 brake horsepower / 232 kilowatts) @ 6900 rpm
Maximum torque 360 Newton-meters (266 pound-feet) @ 4750 rpm
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 5.9 seconds
0 to 100 kph 6.3 seconds
Quarter mile 15.6 s @ 106 mph
Top speed 250 kph / 155 mph


M5 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 6.4 s @ 63 mph
1/8 mile 10.2 s @ 84 mph
1000 feet 13.2 s @ 97 mph
1/4 mile 15.6 s @ 106 mph
2000 feet 19.9 s @ 117 mph
1/2 mile 23.5 s @ 124 mph

M5 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 0.9 s
0 - 20 mph 1.6 s
0 - 30 mph 2.4 s
0 - 40 mph 3.2 s
0 - 50 mph 4.4 s
0 - 60 mph 5.9 s
0 - 70 mph 8.1 s
0 - 80 mph 11.1 s
0 - 90 mph 14.4 s
0 - 100 mph 17.8 s
0 - 110 mph 20.8 s
0 - 120 mph 23.2 s

M5 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.6 s
0 - 20 kph 1.1 s
0 - 30 kph 1.5 s
0 - 40 kph 2.0 s
0 - 50 kph 2.4 s
0 - 60 kph 3.0 s
0 - 70 kph 3.6 s
0 - 80 kph 4.3 s
0 - 90 kph 5.2 s
0 - 100 kph 6.3 s
0 - 110 kph 7.7 s
0 - 120 kph 9.4 s
0 - 130 kph 11.3 s
0 - 140 kph 13.4 s
0 - 150 kph 15.5 s
0 - 160 kph 17.6 s
0 - 170 kph 19.6 s
0 - 180 kph 21.3 s
0 - 190 kph 22.8 s
0 - 200 kph 23.9 s

M5 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.7 s @ 104 kph
200 meters 10.1 s @ 136 kph
300 meters 13.0 s @ 156 kph
400 meters 15.5 s @ 170 kph
500 meters 17.7 s @ 180 kph
600 meters 19.8 s @ 187 kph
700 meters 21.6 s @ 193 kph
800 meters 23.5 s @ 199 kph

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