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BMW 120i Cabrio

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 BMW 120i Cabrio

2-door 4-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 125.3 kW / 168.0 hp / 168.0 hp @ 6700 rpm / 6700 rpm / 6700 rpm, 210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph top speed, consumption 6.6 l/100km / 42.8 mpg-UK / 35.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2007
Model120i CabrioIssued until
Serie1Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4360 mm / 171.7 in / 171.7 inTotal (curb) weight1505 kg / 3318 lb / 3318 lb
Width1748 mm / 68.8 in / 68.8 inDry weight
Height1411 mm / 55.6 in / 55.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2660 mm / 104.7 in / 104.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity53 l / 11.7 UK gal / 14.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.67 m2 / 7.2 sq ft / 7.2 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.7 kW / 22.3 hp / 22.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.75 cm3/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power125.3 kW / 168.0 hp / 168.0 hp at 6700 rpm / 6700 rpm / 6700 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)77.0 kW / 103.2 hp / 103.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output62.8 kW/l / 1.380 bhp/cu in / 1.380 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque105.3 N·m/l / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio111.6 kW/ton / 84.6 bhp/ton / 84.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.40 s / 8.40 s / 8.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)8.9 l/100km / 31.7 mpg-UK / 26.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.2 l/100km / 54.3 mpg-UK / 45.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)6.6 l/100km / 42.8 mpg-UK / 35.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions158 g/km / 254 g/mi / 254 g/mi
  Range803 km / 499 mi / 499 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7J x 16Wheels rear7J x 16
Tyres front205/55 R 16 91VTyres rear205/55 R 16 91V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 inBrake diameter rear300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 120i Cabrio

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