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BMW M3 CSL

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 BMW M3 CSL

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3246 cm3 / 198.1 cu in / 198.1 cu in, 264.7 kW / 355.0 hp / 355.0 hp @ 7900 rpm / 7900 rpm / 7900 rpm, 370.0 N·m / 272.9 lb·ft / 272.9 lb·ft @ 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 259 km/h / 161 mph / 161 mph top speed, consumption 11.4 l/100km / 24.8 mpg-UK / 20.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2003
ModelM3 CSLIssued until
SerieM3Number made
Model familyE46Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4492 mm / 176.9 in / 176.9 inTotal (curb) weight1385 kg / 3053 lb / 3053 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1365 mm / 53.7 in / 53.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2729 mm / 107.4 in / 107.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1518 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1525 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionalloy head; iron blockBore87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke91.0 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supplyMSS 54HP fuel inj.Engine displacement3246 cm3 / 198.1 cu in / 198.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity541.00 cm3/cylinder / 33.014 cu in/cylinder / 33.014 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.5 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power264.7 kW / 355.0 hp / 355.0 hp at 7900 rpm / 7900 rpm / 7900 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque370.0 N·m / 272.9 lb·ft / 272.9 lb·ft at 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)119.6 kW / 160.4 hp / 160.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output81.5 kW/l / 1.792 bhp/cu in / 1.792 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque114.0 N·m/l / 1.00 lb·ft/cu in / 1.00 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.62

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)3.80 s / 3.80 s / 3.80 sTop (maximal) speed259 km/h / 161 mph / 161 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.80 s / 4.80 s / 4.80 sPower-to-weight ratio256.3 kW/ton / 194.2 bhp/ton / 194.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.90 s / 4.90 s / 4.90 sFuel consumption, City (urban)17.8 l/100km / 15.9 mpg-UK / 13.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)10.90 s / 10.90 s / 10.90 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.4 l/100km / 33.6 mpg-UK / 28.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.4 l/100km / 24.8 mpg-UK / 20.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time13.20 s / 13.20 s / 13.20 s (top 110 km/h / 68 mph / 68 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time23.10 s / 23.10 s / 23.10 s CO2 emissions287 g/km / 462 g/mi / 462 g/mi
  Range553 km / 343 mi / 343 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8.5J x 19 EH 2 IS 44Wheels rear9.5J x 19 EH 2 IS 27
Tyres front235/35 ZR 19Tyres rear265/30 ZR 19
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front345 mm / 13.6 in / 13.6 inBrake diameter rear328 mm / 12.9 in / 12.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW M3 CSL

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