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BMW
1600
(1966)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of BMW 1600
BMW
Serie1600
Model family
Model1600
Model code
Issued from1966
Issued until
Country of originDE
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)
Bodywork designer
Number of doors2
Number of seats5
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]5040 / 177.99 / 177.99

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2500 / 98.4 / 98.4
Track front [mm / in / in]1334 / 52.5 / 52.5
Track rear [mm / in / in]1334 / 52.5 / 52.5
Length [mm / in / in]4230 / 166.5 / 166.5
Width [mm / in / in]1588 / 62.5 / 62.5
Height [mm / in / in]1410 / 55.5 / 55.5
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]160 / 6.3 / 6.3
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]920 / 2028 / 2028
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]54.5 / 54.5 / 54.5
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]46 / 10.1 / 12.1

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]1.90 / 20.5 / 20.5 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerBMW
Engine Typestraight (inline)
Engine Type DetailsInline, 4 cylinder
Sumpwet
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)
Total number of cylinders4
Total number of valves8
Valves per cylinder2
Engine Main bearings5
Engine constructioncast-iron block; light alloy head
Bore [mm / in / in]84.0 / 3.31 / 3.31
Stroke [mm / in / in]71.0 / 2.80 / 2.80
Bore/Stroke ratio1.18
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]1574 / 96.1 / 96.1
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]393.50 / 24.013 / 24.013
Compression ratio8.6
Fuel supply1 So 38 PDSI carb
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converterno
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]63.4 / 85.0 / 85.0
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]5800 / 5800 / 5800
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]123.0 / 90.7 / 90.7
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]3000 / 3000 / 3000
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]6100 / 6100 / 6100
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]10.2 / 13.6 / 13.6 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]40.3 / 0.885 / 0.885
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]78.1 / 0.68 / 0.68

Transmission

 
Transmission typemanual
Number of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio1
Final gear (drive) ratio4.11

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]92.4 / 70.0 / 70.0
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]9.00 / 9.00 / 9.00
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]161 / 100 / 100
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringworm & roller
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.5
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs
Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels front4.5 x 13
Wheels rear4.5 x 13
Tyres front6.00 x 13
Tyres rear6.00 x 13
Brakes frontdisc
Brakes reardrum
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]240 / 9.4 / 9.4
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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