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BMW 5 Series E39S M5 (01/1999 – 07/2003)

Equipped with v-motor 8 petrol (gasoline) engine with 4941 ccm capacity it produces 400 Hp and 294 kW power at 6600 rpm and 500 Nm torque at 3800 rpm with top claim speed 250 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 5,3 s

BMW M5 (01/1999 – 07/2003)

Body Style:

Sedan (Saloon), 4 doors, 5 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), V-Motor 8, 4941 ccm


400 Hp @ 6600 rpm / 294 kW @ 6600 rpm


500 Nm @ 3800 rpm


5,3 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 250 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 21,1 l/100km
Highway: 9,8 l/100km
Mixed: 13,9 l/100km

Base Price:

75500 Euro

This BMW 5 Series E39S M5 model was produced in the period between 01/1999 and 07/2003 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 4 doors upper middle class (e-class) sedan (saloon).

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 5 Series (E39S) M5 Limousine (01/99 – 07/03)
Model M5 
Internal code E39S
Model start 01/1999
Model end 07/2003
Model series start 01/1999
Model series end 07/2003
Body type Sedan (Saloon)
Vehicle class Upper Middle Class (E-Class)
Number of doors 4
Number of seats 5

Performance and Emissions

Equipped with v-motor 8 petrol (gasoline) engine with 4941 ccm capacity it produces 400 Hp and 294 kW power at 6600 rpm and 500 Nm torque at 3800 rpm with top claim speed 250 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 5,3 s

Power 294 kW / 400 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque 500 Nm @ 3800 rpm
Acceleration 5,3 s
Top speed 250 km/h
Fuel consumption city 21,1 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 9,8 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed 13,9 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 3
Fuel tank size 70 l

Official fuel consumption is 21,1 l/100km in the city, 9,8 l/100km on the highway and 13,9 l/100km in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 3 with carbon dioxide emissions on the Super Plus fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2830 mm
Length 4784 mm
Width 1800 mm
Height 1437 mm
Turning circle 11,6 m
Luggage volume 460 l
Curb weight 1795 kg
Gross weight 2290 kg
Payload 495 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 1800 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 750 kg
Vertical load 90 kg
Roof load 100 kg


Engine type Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel type Super Plus
Injection type Indirect injection
Fuel system
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Cylinders V-Motor 8
Capacity 4941 ccm
Valve gear
Valves total valves total, 4 per cylinder


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearbox type Manual transmission, 6 speed
Start / stop system
Shift indicator

Suspension, brakes and tyres

For the better road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort in the chassis construction it has schraube front suspension and schraube rear suspension with scheibe brakes on the front axle and scheibe on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 245/40r18zr front and 275/35r18zr rear.

Front suspension Schraube
Rear suspension Schraube
Front brakes Scheibe
Rear brake Scheibe
Tire size front 245/40R18ZR
Tire size rear 275/35R18ZR
Tire pressure monitoring system 420 Euro
Tire pressure control designation Direct measurement (Sensor)
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driver Standard
Airbag passenger Standard
Front side airbag Standard
Front side airbag designation
Rear side airbag Standard
Rear side airbag designation
Front head airbag Standard
Front head airbag designation Windowbag
Rear head airbag Standard
Rear head airbag designation Windowbag
Airbag Other
Airbag Other designation
Airbag deactivation
Airbag deactivation designation
Pre-crash system
Pre-Crash system designation
3-point belt rear center Standard
3-point belt rear center – designation 3-Point harness
Rear headrests Standard
Rear head restraints Standard
Active headrests
Isofix Standard
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated a.W.
ABS Standard
Brake assist Standard
Brake assist designation Dynamic Brake Control
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake control
Traction control Standard
Drive slip regulation ASC+T (Automatic stability control with traction control)
Electronic stability program Standard
Driving dynamics control Dynamic Stability Control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights Standard
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights Standard
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensor Standard
Rain sensor Standard
Auto distance control
Automatic distance control designation
Traffic jam assistant
Night view assist
Pedestrian detection
Drowsiness detection
Lane departure
Lane change assistant
Emergency assistant
Intersection assistant
Intersection assistant
Pedestrian protection system
Traffic sign recognition
Head-up display (HUD)
Speed ​​limiter
High-beam assistant


Warranty (vehicle) No
Paint warranty No
Rust warranty 6 Years / ab Mj.2004: 12 Years
Additional warranty

Prices and additional equipment

Base price 75500 Euro
Air conditioner Standard
Central locking system Standard
Window lifter electr. Front Standard
Window lifter electr. Rear Standard
Parking aid 700 Euro
Parking aid designation Front and rear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio Standard
Radio designation Business
Navigation 2690 Euro
Navigation designation Color display
Emergency function Package
Alloy wheels Standard
Leather interior Standard
Metallic paint Standard

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