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BMW 125i Cabrio Automatic

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 BMW 125i Cabrio Automatic

2-door 4-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 160.3 kW / 215.0 hp / 215.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 236 km/h / 147 mph / 147 mph top speed, consumption 8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2007
Model125i Cabrio AutomaticIssued 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) weight1615 kg / 3560 lb / 3560 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 front1474 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1507 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 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)0.33Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.4 sq ft / 7.4 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.1 kW / 23.0 hp / 23.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.33 cm3/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.7 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power160.3 kW / 215.0 hp / 215.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)92.7 kW / 124.3 hp / 124.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.5 kW/l / 1.176 bhp/cu in / 1.176 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque90.1 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.67
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed236 km/h / 147 mph / 147 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio133.1 kW/ton / 100.9 bhp/ton / 100.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.40 s / 7.40 s / 7.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.1 l/100km / 46.3 mpg-UK / 38.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions195 g/km / 314 g/mi / 314 g/mi
  Range654 km / 407 mi / 407 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7J x 17Wheels rear7J x 17
Tyres front205/50 R 17 89WTyres rear205/55 R 17 89W
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 125i Cabrio Automatic

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