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BMW 732i

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 BMW 732i

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 3210 cm3 / 195.9 cu in / 195.9 cu in, 146.9 kW / 197.0 hp / 197.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft @ 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1979
Model732iIssued until
Serie7Number made
Model familyE23Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4450 l / 157.15 cu ft / 157.15 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4860 mm / 191.3 in / 191.3 inTotal (curb) weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2790 mm / 109.8 in / 109.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1520 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity100 l / 22.0 UK gal / 26.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.42Frontal area (A)2.19 m2 / 23.6 sq ft / 23.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.92 m2 / 9.9 sq ft / 9.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.8 kW / 30.6 hp / 30.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supplyBo Mot II fuel inj.Engine displacement3210 cm3 / 195.9 cu in / 195.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity535.00 cm3/cylinder / 32.648 cu in/cylinder / 32.648 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power146.9 kW / 197.0 hp / 197.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft at 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)72.8 kW / 97.6 hp / 97.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output45.8 kW/l / 1.006 bhp/cu in / 1.006 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque88.8 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.81
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.45

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.40 s / 8.40 s / 8.40 sPower-to-weight ratio131.3 kW/ton / 99.5 bhp/ton / 99.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.8Turning circle11.4 m / 37.4 ft / 37.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/45-ZR17Tyres rear225/50-VR16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 732i

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