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BMW 628 CSi Automatic

(1980 model)

Brief specs of 1980 BMW 628 CSi Automatic

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2788 cm3 / 170.1 cu in / 170.1 cu in, 135.0 kW / 181.0 hp / 181.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 200 km/h / 124 mph / 124 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1980
Model628 CSi AutomaticIssued until
Serie6Number made
Model familyE24Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4750 mm / 187.0 in / 187.0 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1720 mm / 67.7 in / 67.7 inDry weight
Height1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2630 mm / 103.5 in / 103.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.81  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.99 m2 / 21.4 sq ft / 21.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeM30Total number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block; light alloy headBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyBo L-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement2788 cm3 / 170.1 cu in / 170.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity464.67 cm3/cylinder / 28.356 cu in/cylinder / 28.356 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power135.0 kW / 181.0 hp / 181.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)54.0 kW / 72.4 hp / 72.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.4 kW/l / 1.064 bhp/cu in / 1.064 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque86.1 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.45

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed200 km/h / 124 mph / 124 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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-lock3.5Turning circle11.2 m / 36.7 ft / 36.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels front6Wheels rear6
Tyres front195/70 VR 14Tyres rear195/70 VR 14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 628 CSi Automatic

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