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BMW V12 LM 98

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 BMW V12 LM 98

1-seater convertible (cabriolet), 12-cylinder V engine, 6000 cm3 / 366.1 cu in / 366.1 cu in, 425.0 kW / 569.9 hp / 569.9 hp @ 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm, 908.5 N·m / 670.1 lb·ft / 670.1 lb·ft, automatic 6-speed transmission

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1998
ModelV12 LM 98Issued until
SerieFormulaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats1
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4870 l / 171.98 cu ft / 171.98 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

LengthTotal (curb) weight1614 kg / 3558 lb / 3558 lb
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2790 mm / 109.8 in / 109.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine (V12)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement6000 cm3 / 366.1 cu in / 366.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power425.0 kW / 569.9 hp / 569.9 hp at 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm / 7400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque908.5 N·m / 670.1 lb·ft / 670.1 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output70.8 kW/l / 1.557 bhp/cu in / 1.557 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque151.4 N·m/l / 1.32 lb·ft/cu in / 1.32 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
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 ratio359.0 kW/ton / 272.0 bhp/ton / 272.0 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 locationmiddleEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/65-R15Tyres rear225/55-R1695
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW V12 LM 98

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