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BMW 330 Cabriolet

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 BMW 330 Cabriolet

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 160.0 kW / 214.6 hp / 214.6 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 247 km/h / 154 mph / 154 mph top speed, consumption 9.5 l/100km / 29.7 mpg-UK / 24.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2000
Model330 CabrioletIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)300 l / 10.59 cu ft / 10.59 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5010 l / 176.93 cu ft / 176.93 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4490 mm / 176.8 in / 176.8 inTotal (curb) weight1685 kg / 3715 lb / 3715 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity115 kg / 254 lb / 254 lb
Wheelbase2840 mm / 111.8 in / 111.8 inGross (max.) weight1800 kg / 3968 lb / 3968 lb
Track frontTowing weight1600 kg / 3527 lb / 3527 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.58  

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 valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke89.6 mm / 3.53 in / 3.53 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity496.54 cm3/cylinder / 30.301 cu in/cylinder / 30.301 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.2 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power160.0 kW / 214.6 hp / 214.6 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationMax. 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)64.0 kW / 85.8 hp / 85.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.4 kW/l / 1.173 bhp/cu in / 1.173 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.1 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) speed247 km/h / 154 mph / 154 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio129.4 kW/ton / 98.0 bhp/ton / 98.0 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)9.5 l/100km / 29.7 mpg-UK / 24.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions276 g/km / 444 g/mi / 444 g/mi
  Range663 km / 412 mi / 412 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front245/50-R18Tyres rear245/55-R17102
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 330 Cabriolet

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