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BMW 325d Cabrio Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 325d Cabrio Automatic

2-door 5-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in, 144.7 kW / 194.0 hp / 194.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 1300 rpm / 1300 rpm / 1300 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 233 km/h / 145 mph / 145 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model325d Cabrio AutomaticIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4580 mm / 180.3 in / 180.3 inTotal (curb) weight1825 kg / 4023 lb / 4023 lb
Width1782 mm / 70.2 in / 70.2 inDry weight
Height1384 mm / 54.5 in / 54.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2760 mm / 108.7 in / 108.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity61 l / 13.4 UK gal / 16.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.28Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.58 m2 / 6.2 sq ft / 6.2 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.4 kW / 19.3 hp / 19.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
FueldieselStroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplycommon rail direfct diesel injectionEngine displacement2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.83 cm3/cylinder / 30.440 cu in/cylinder / 30.440 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio17.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power144.7 kW / 194.0 hp / 194.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 1300 rpm / 1300 rpm / 1300 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)95.5 kW / 128.0 hp / 128.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.4 kW/l / 1.063 bhp/cu in / 1.063 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque133.7 N·m/l / 1.17 lb·ft/cu in / 1.17 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.93

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed233 km/h / 145 mph / 145 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio106.3 kW/ton / 80.5 bhp/ton / 80.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.00 s / 8.00 s / 8.00 sFuel 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 emissions176 g/km / 283 g/mi / 283 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8J x 17Wheels rear8J x 17
Tyres front225/45 R 17 91WTyres rear225/45 R 17 91W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 inBrake diameter rear336 mm / 13.2 in / 13.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 325d Cabrio Automatic

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