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BMW M3 CSL Lightweight

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 BMW M3 CSL Lightweight

4-seater, 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3246 cm3 / 198.1 cu in / 198.1 cu in, 255.0 kW / 342.0 hp / 342.0 hp @ 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm, 501.7 N·m / 370.0 lb·ft / 370.0 lb·ft, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2001
ModelM3 CSL LightweightIssued until
SerieM3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4490 mm / 176.8 in / 176.8 inTotal (curb) weight1595 kg / 3516 lb / 3516 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2730 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 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)2.06 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 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 valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3246 cm3 / 198.1 cu in / 198.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power255.0 kW / 342.0 hp / 342.0 hp at 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque501.7 N·m / 370.0 lb·ft / 370.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)126.7 kW / 169.8 hp / 169.8 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output78.6 kW/l / 1.726 bhp/cu in / 1.726 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque154.6 N·m/l / 1.35 lb·ft/cu in / 1.35 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.60 s / 4.60 s / 4.60 sPower-to-weight ratio217.4 kW/ton / 164.7 bhp/ton / 164.7 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 front215/60-R17Tyres rear225/45-R17
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW M3 CSL Lightweight

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