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BMW M28i 3.2

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 BMW M28i 3.2

4-seater convertible (cabriolet), 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3201 cm3 / 195.3 cu in / 195.3 cu in, 186.0 kW / 249.4 hp / 249.4 hp @ 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm, 355.3 N·m / 262.0 lb·ft / 262.0 lb·ft, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 212 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1999
ModelM28i 3.2Issued until
SerieFormulaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4780 mm / 188.2 in / 188.2 inTotal (curb) weight1700 kg / 3748 lb / 3748 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2840 mm / 111.8 in / 111.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3201 cm3 / 195.3 cu in / 195.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power186.0 kW / 249.4 hp / 249.4 hp at 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque355.3 N·m / 262.0 lb·ft / 262.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)89.5 kW / 120.0 hp / 120.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output58.1 kW/l / 1.277 bhp/cu in / 1.277 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque111.0 N·m/l / 0.97 lb·ft/cu in / 0.97 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) speed212 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.80 s / 6.80 s / 6.80 sPower-to-weight ratio148.8 kW/ton / 112.7 bhp/ton / 112.7 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear245/50-R17
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW M28i 3.2

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