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BMW Z3 Coupe 3.0

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 BMW Z3 Coupe 3.0

3-door 2-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2979 cm3 / 181.8 cu in / 181.8 cu in, 170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp @ 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2000
ModelZ3 Coupe 3.0Issued until0
SerieZ3Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designationE36/8
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformE36Number of doors3
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4025 mm / 158.5 in / 158.5 inTotal (curb) weight1305 kg / 2877 lb / 2877 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1306 mm / 51.4 in / 51.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2446 mm / 96.3 in / 96.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1413 mm / 55.6 in / 55.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1494 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6455437448896  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke89.6 mm / 3.53 in / 3.53 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9375
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement2979 cm3 / 181.8 cu in / 181.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity496.54 cm3/cylinder / 30.301 cu in/cylinder / 30.301 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp at 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)68.0 kW / 91.2 hp / 91.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output57.1 kW/l / 1.254 bhp/cu in / 1.254 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.7 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/50 R16Tyres rear225/50 R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW Z3 Coupe 3.0

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