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BMW 320i Sport

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 320i Sport

4-door 5-seater, 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, 111.0 kW / 148.9 hp / 148.9 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 200.0 N·m / 147.5 lb·ft / 147.5 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph top speed, consumption 7.4 l/100km / 38.2 mpg-UK / 31.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model320i SportIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)460 l / 16.24 cu ft / 16.24 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2803 l / 98.99 cu ft / 98.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)460 l / 16.24 cu ft / 16.24 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4870 mm / 191.7 in / 191.7 inTotal (curb) weight1395 kg / 3075 lb / 3075 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity315 kg / 694 lb / 694 lb
Wheelbase2770 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight1710 kg / 3770 lb / 3770 lb
Track frontTowing weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

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 ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power111.0 kW / 148.9 hp / 148.9 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque200.0 N·m / 147.5 lb·ft / 147.5 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.4 kW / 59.5 hp / 59.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.6 kW/l / 1.223 bhp/cu in / 1.223 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 gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio108.2 kW/ton / 82.0 bhp/ton / 82.0 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)7.4 l/100km / 38.2 mpg-UK / 31.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions276 g/km / 444 g/mi / 444 g/mi
  Range851 km / 529 mi / 529 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45-R17Tyres rear225/45-R17
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 320i Sport

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