Car quick pick



My car fleet

No cars selected
BMW logo

BMW 318 iS

(1993 model)

Brief specs of 1993 BMW 318 iS

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 175.0 N·m / 129.1 lb·ft / 129.1 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 213 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph top speed, consumption 7.7 l/100km / 36.7 mpg-UK / 30.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1993
Model318 iSIssued until1998
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designationE36/4
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformE36Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4433 mm / 174.5 in / 174.5 inTotal (curb) weight1240 kg / 2734 lb / 2734 lb
Width1698 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1393 mm / 54.8 in / 54.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1418 mm / 55.8 in / 55.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1431 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6418518518519  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.01 m2 / 21.6 sq ft / 21.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeM42B18Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.037037037037
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity448.88 cm3/cylinder / 27.393 cu in/cylinder / 27.393 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque175.0 N·m / 129.1 lb·ft / 129.1 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)45.2 kW / 60.7 hp / 60.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output57.4 kW/l / 1.260 bhp/cu in / 1.260 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque97.4 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed213 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.20 s / 10.20 s / 10.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)10.9 l/100km / 25.9 mpg-UK / 21.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.4 l/100km / 44.1 mpg-UK / 36.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.7 l/100km / 36.7 mpg-UK / 30.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions180 g/km / 290 g/mi / 290 g/mi (est.)
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front185/65 R15Tyres rear185/65 R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 318 iS

Infobox

The Varying Drivers License Requirements Around the World

Minimum driving ages, the number of passengers young drivers can have with them at any time, the times of day that drivers under the age of 18 can drive…

These all vary depending on where young motorists are driving. They vary, even, across the United States.

For instance, in Maine, motorists under the age of 18 aren’t allowed to have any passengers with them as they drive for the first 180 days after they obtain their licenses. In Alabama, motorists under the age of 18 can have one passenger with them.

And that’s just one example of the differences in driving license requirements from one part of the country to the next. The differences are even more pronounced when comparing one country to another. Minimum driving ages vary widely across the world. While most states in the United States allow youngsters to earn their learner’s permits at the age of 15, many other countries require their residents to be much older before they get behind the wheel of a car.

(...)

Read more...

 
TOPlist