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BMW 118d Cabrio

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 118d Cabrio

2-door 2+2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), diesel 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 105.1 kW / 140.9 hp / 140.9 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model118d CabrioIssued until
Serie1Number made
Model familyE86Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4360 mm / 171.7 in / 171.7 inTotal (curb) weight1550 kg / 3417 lb / 3417 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 front1484 mm / 58.4 in / 58.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1517 mm / 59.7 in / 59.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity51 l / 11.2 UK gal / 13.5 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 CodeN47 D20U0Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
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 direct diesel 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 ratio16.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power105.1 kW / 140.9 hp / 140.9 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)70.4 kW / 94.4 hp / 94.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.7 kW/l / 1.158 bhp/cu in / 1.158 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque150.4 N·m/l / 1.32 lb·ft/cu in / 1.32 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.65
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.15

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio91.0 kW/ton / 68.9 bhp/ton / 68.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.50 s / 9.50 s / 9.50 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 time30.80 s / 30.80 s / 30.80 s CO2 emissions129 g/km / 208 g/mi / 208 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front195/55 R 16 87HTyres rear195/55 R 16 87H
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front292 mm / 11.5 in / 11.5 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 118d Cabrio

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