BMW 518i is the part of family of E28 BMW 5-series which is produced from 1981 to 1988. With its sedan body style, 518i lays its engine—1.8-L naturally aspirated in-line 4-cylinder—at front through the rear wheels. This legendary car enables to run with maximum speed: 109 mp, 175 km/h. The engine itself generates its power through to the RWD (rear wheel drive) by 4-speed manual gearbox. This series of BMW possess McPherson front suspension and rims.
Well, for your information: The E28 itself is the first gen of BMW 5-series which offering E28’s 10 modifications, some of them are 518, 518i, also 520i, 528e and so on. Take form as mid-size luxury car, with body shape between the year ’81 and ’88, this BMW 518i become more flawless. If you’re asking about the performance, well… this acceleration’s legendary car is more relaxing that you can imagine. It relaxing, smooth and less needs to change the gears even you overtaking or hill climbing. What’s more, this car has front disc brakes and rear drums. However, make sure that your engine doesn’t overheat. Give the engine properly well-maintenance, so the engine will give you its best performance.
If you wanna know the size, dimension and weight of this legendary 518i, have a look down:
Length : 462 cm or 181.9 inches
Height : 10 cm or 66.93 inches
Width : 141.5 cm or 55.71 inches
Wheelbase : 262.5 cm or 103.35 inches
Number of doors : 4
Number of seats : 5
Front Brakes – Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (284 mm)
Rear Brakes – Disc dimensions : Vented Disc (248 mm)
Front Tires – Rims dimensions : 175/SR R14
Rear Tires – Rims dimensions : 175/SR R14
Curb Weight : 1160 kg or 2557 lbs
Trunk capacity : 460 L
Front Suspension : McPherson struts
Rear Suspension : Semi-trailing arms
Well, that some of detail info of BMW 518i for you to know.