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BMW 123d Cabrio Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 123d Cabrio Automatic

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, 149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model123d Cabrio AutomaticIssued 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) weight
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 clearanceFuel capacity51 l / 11.2 UK gal / 13.5 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 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 power149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.0 kW / 80.4 hp / 80.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output75.1 kW/l / 1.651 bhp/cu in / 1.651 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque200.5 N·m/l / 1.75 lb·ft/cu in / 1.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.15

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.60 s / 7.60 s / 7.60 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 time28.20 s / 28.20 s / 28.20 s CO2 emissions154 g/km / 248 g/mi / 248 g/mi
  Range

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 rear205/50 R 17 89W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 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 123d Cabrio Automatic

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