518 M40 - 518i M43 - 520i - 525ix - 525td - 525tds - 530i - 540i - M5.
The E34 5 series was introduced in 1988. It was available
as 4 door sedan. There were five models available: 520i, 525i, 530i,
535i and 524td. All models received the engines frome the old E28 5
series. Only the 528i was replaced with a 530i wich had 188 HP. The
525i received the six cylinder from the 325i so it now had 170 HP. In
1989 the 518i with a four cylinder engine was introduced. This model
had the M40 engine from the E30 3 series wich had 113 HP. In 1990 a
new 24 valve six cylinder engine was introduced. The 530i went out of
production so only the 520i and 525i received this engine. In 1991 the
524td was replaced with a 525tds. This model had the new M51 six cylinder
diesel engine wich had 143 HP. In 1992 a 525ix with four wheel drive
came available. There was also a new touring introduced wich was available
as 520i, 525i and 525ix. In 1993 the 518i received the new M43 four
cylinder and came available as touring. The 530i and 540i eight cylinder
where also introduced and there now also was a 525td available. In 1995
a new 5 series was introduced. The E34 5 series sedan went out of production.
The E34 5 series touring where still available until 1996. In 1995 a
new 5 series was introduced, this was the E39.
Specific info on the 540i,
540i sport and M540i (exclusive Canadian version)