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BMW 330

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 BMW 330

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, 2793 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in, 142.0 kW / 190.4 hp / 190.4 hp @ 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm, 281.0 N·m / 207.3 lb·ft / 207.3 lb·ft @ 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1998
Model330Issued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4450 l / 157.15 cu ft / 157.15 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4480 mm / 176.4 in / 176.4 inTotal (curb) weight1395 kg / 3075 lb / 3075 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2730 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.1 hp / 21.1 hp (est.)

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
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.1 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2793 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity467.17 cm3/cylinder / 28.508 cu in/cylinder / 28.508 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power142.0 kW / 190.4 hp / 190.4 hp at 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque281.0 N·m / 207.3 lb·ft / 207.3 lb·ft at 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm / 3950 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 / 1.117 bhp/cu in / 1.117 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.6 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 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 ratio138.4 kW/ton / 104.9 bhp/ton / 104.9 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 frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 330

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