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BMW Z3 2.8

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 BMW Z3 2.8

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2798 cm3 / 170.7 cu in / 170.7 cu in, 142.0 kW / 190.4 hp / 190.4 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1997
ModelZ3 2.8Issued until2000
SerieZ3Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designationE36/7
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformE36Number of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4050 mm / 159.4 in / 159.4 inTotal (curb) weight1285 kg / 2833 lb / 2833 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1293 mm / 50.9 in / 50.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2446 mm / 96.3 in / 96.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1413 mm / 55.6 in / 55.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1494 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6557645134914  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.91 m2 / 20.6 sq ft / 20.6 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) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement2798 cm3 / 170.7 cu in / 170.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity465.51 cm3/cylinder / 28.407 cu in/cylinder / 28.407 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power142.0 kW / 190.4 hp / 190.4 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.8 kW / 76.2 hp / 76.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output50.8 kW/l / 1.115 bhp/cu in / 1.115 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque107.2 N·m/l / 0.94 lb·ft/cu in / 0.94 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio
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 front225/50 R16Tyres rear225/50 R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW Z3 2.8

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