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BMW 540i 0-60 Times

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These are the latest BMW 540i 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times taken from reputable car magazine sources such as Car and Driver, MotorTrend and Road & Track. There are many reasons why 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times can vary including the driver, weather conditions, wear and tear on the vehicle during test, and more. By giving you a list of all the BMW 540i 0-60 times and quarter mile times, you can get a general idea of what performance numbers are achievable with BMW 540i for all model years available in our database.

Fastest, Slowest, and Average BMW 540i 0-60 Times

The fastest tested BMW 540i is 2017 BMW 540i xDrive Sedan (M Sport), which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 13.1 seconds at 108 , according to Car and Driver.

The slowest tested BMW 540i is 1995 BMW 540i Sedan, which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 15.5 seconds at 96.6 , according to Car and Driver.

Out of all the BMW 540i tests in our database, the average 0 to 60 mph time is 5.61 seconds. The average quarter mile time for all the tests is 14.08 seconds at 101.71 mph.

BMW 540i 0-60 times and quarter mile times

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2021 BMW 540i

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
xDrive Sedan (M Sport)
Engine
3.0L Turbo I-6 + Elec
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
8A
4.7 sec 13.3 sec @ 106 Car and Driver
xDrive Sedan (M Sport)
Engine
3.0L Turbo I-6 + Elec
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
8A
4.6 sec 13.2 sec @ 106.1 Motor Trend

2017 BMW 540i

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Sedan (M Sport)
Engine
3.0L Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
8A
4.7 sec 13.2 sec @ 109 Car and Driver
Sedan (M Sport)
Engine
3.0L Turbo I-6
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
8A
4.9 sec 13.5 sec @ 106.2 Motor Trend
xDrive Sedan (M Sport)
Engine
3.0L Turbo I-6
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
8A
4.5 sec 13.1 sec @ 108 Car and Driver
xDrive Sedan (M Sport)
Engine
3.0L Turbo I-6
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
8A
4.7 sec 13.2 sec @ 109 Motor Week

2001 BMW 540i

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Sport Sedan
Engine
4.4L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5A
5.7 sec 14.3 sec @ 97 Car and Driver
Sport Sedan
Engine
4.4L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5A
6.58 sec 14.59 sec @ 95.13 Motor Trend

1998 BMW 540i

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Sport Sedan
Engine
4.4L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
5.5 sec 14.1 sec @ 100 Car and Driver
Sport Sedan
Engine
4.4L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
5.5 sec 14 sec @ 101.7 Motor Trend

1997 BMW 540i

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Sedan
Engine
4.4L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
5.6 sec 14 sec @ 100.7 Motor Trend
Sedan
Engine
4.4L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5A
6.2 sec 14.6 sec @ 98.9 Motor Trend
Sedan
Engine
4.4L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5A
6.2 sec 14.6 sec @ 98.4 Motor Trend

1995 BMW 540i

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Sedan
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
6M
6.2 sec 14.8 sec @ 98.1 Motor Trend
Sedan
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5A
7.2 sec 15.5 sec @ 96.6 Road & Track

1994 BMW 540i

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Sedan
Engine
4.0L V8
Drive Type
RWD
Transmission
5A
6.9 sec 15.3 sec @ 96.5 Motor Trend

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