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BMW Z3 2.8 Roadster

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 BMW Z3 2.8 Roadster

2-seater convertible (cabriolet), 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in, 249.0 kW / 333.9 hp / 333.9 hp @ 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm, 279.3 N·m / 206.0 lb·ft / 206.0 lb·ft, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2000
ModelZ3 2.8 RoadsterIssued until
SerieZ3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4030 mm / 158.7 in / 158.7 inTotal (curb) weight1630 kg / 3594 lb / 3594 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1290 mm / 50.8 in / 50.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2450 mm / 96.5 in / 96.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.86 m2 / 20.1 sq ft / 20.1 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 constructionBore84.1 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
FuelStroke74.9 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.07 cm3/cylinder / 25.390 cu in/cylinder / 25.390 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power249.0 kW / 333.9 hp / 333.9 hp at 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque279.3 N·m / 206.0 lb·ft / 206.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)99.6 kW / 133.6 hp / 133.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output83.2 kW/l / 1.828 bhp/cu in / 1.828 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque93.3 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 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 ratio208.0 kW/ton / 157.6 bhp/ton / 157.6 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 circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/50-R17Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW Z3 2.8 Roadster

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