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BMW 325i Coupé Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 325i Coupé Automatic

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 160.3 kW / 215.0 hp / 215.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model325i Coupé AutomaticIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyE92Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4580 mm / 180.3 in / 180.3 inTotal (curb) weight1525 kg / 3362 lb / 3362 lb
Width1782 mm / 70.2 in / 70.2 inDry weight
Height1395 mm / 54.9 in / 54.9 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 capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.27Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.56 m2 / 6.0 sq ft / 6.0 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)13.9 kW / 18.7 hp / 18.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.33 cm3/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power160.3 kW / 215.0 hp / 215.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)91.9 kW / 123.3 hp / 123.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.5 kW/l / 1.176 bhp/cu in / 1.176 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque90.1 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.46

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio141.0 kW/ton / 106.8 bhp/ton / 106.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.00 s / 7.00 s / 7.00 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 emissions170 g/km / 274 g/mi / 274 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8.0J x 17Wheels rear8.0J 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 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 325i Coupé Automatic

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