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BMW 635 CSi

(1986 model)

Brief specs of 1986 BMW 635 CSi

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 3430 cm3 / 209.3 cu in / 209.3 cu in, 161.1 kW / 216.0 hp / 216.0 hp @ 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm, 315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1986
Model635 CSiIssued 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

Length4815 mm / 189.6 in / 189.6 inTotal (curb) weight1460 kg / 3219 lb / 3219 lb
Width1725 mm / 67.9 in / 67.9 inDry weight
Height1365 mm / 53.7 in / 53.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2625 mm / 103.3 in / 103.3 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 clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.83  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.00 m2 / 21.5 sq ft / 21.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.80 m2 / 8.6 sq ft / 8.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.9 kW / 26.7 hp / 26.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyBosch DME 3 fuel inj.Engine displacement3430 cm3 / 209.3 cu in / 209.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity571.67 cm3/cylinder / 34.885 cu in/cylinder / 34.885 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power161.1 kW / 216.0 hp / 216.0 hp at 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)85.3 kW / 114.3 hp / 114.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.0 kW/l / 1.032 bhp/cu in / 1.032 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque91.8 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.81
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.1

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio147.9 kW/ton / 112.1 bhp/ton / 112.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.40 s / 7.40 s / 7.40 sFuel 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 ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.1Turning circle11.7 m / 38.4 ft / 38.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 635 CSi

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