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BMW 320 Coupe

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 BMW 320 Coupe

2-door coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 106.0 kW / 142.1 hp / 142.1 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 200.0 N·m / 147.5 lb·ft / 147.5 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2003
Model320 CoupeIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5010 l / 176.93 cu ft / 176.93 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4480 mm / 176.4 in / 176.4 inTotal (curb) weight1310 kg / 2888 lb / 2888 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity67 l / 14.7 UK gal / 17.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.0 sq ft / 23.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.64 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.9 kW / 21.4 hp / 21.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.76 cm3/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power106.0 kW / 142.1 hp / 142.1 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationMax. torque200.0 N·m / 147.5 lb·ft / 147.5 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)42.4 kW / 56.9 hp / 56.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.1 kW/l / 1.168 bhp/cu in / 1.168 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.3 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear 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 ratio109.9 kW/ton / 83.3 bhp/ton / 83.3 bhp/ton
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 front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 320 Coupe

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