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1988 BMW M3 Specs

General Specifications

Built at:Munich, Germany
Price:$34 000

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Water Cooled, Inline-4
Valvetrain:DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
Displacement:2302 cc / 140.5 cu in
Bore:93.4 mm / 3.68 in
Stroke:84.0 mm / 3.31 in
Compression:10.5:1
Power:143.2 kw / 192.0 bhp @ 6750 rpm
Specific output:83.41 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:147.69 bhp per tonne
Torque:230.5 nm / 170.0 ft lbs @ 4750 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Unit Steel
Driven wheels:Front Engine / RWD
Front tires:205/55VR-16
Rear tires:205/55VR-16
Front brakes:Vented Discs w/Vacuum Assist & ABS
Front brake size:279 mm / 11.0 in
Rear brake size:282 mm / 11.1 in
Front wheels:F 38.1 x 17.8 cm / 15.0 x 7.0 in
Rear wheels:R 38.1 x 17.8 cm / 15.0 x 7.0 in
Front suspension:MacPherson Struts w/Coils Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
Rear suspension:Semi-Traling Arm w/Coils Springs, Anti-Roll Bar

Drivetrain

Transmission:5-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:3.83:1, 2.20:1, 1.40:1, 1.00:1, 0.81:1
Final drive:4.10:1

Car dimensions

Weight:1300 kg / 2866 lbs
Wheelbase:2565 mm / 101.0 in
Front track:1412 mm / 55.6 in
Rear track:1425 mm / 56.1 in
Length:4346 mm / 171.1 in
Width:1679 mm / 66.1 in
Height:1369 mm / 53.9 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:228.5 kph / 142.0 mph
0 - 60 mph:7.0 seconds
0 - 100 mph:19.8 seconds
0 - 1/4 mile:15.4 seconds

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    Power: 59.7 kw / 80.1 bhp @ 5000 rpm
    Torque: 126.09 nm / 93.0 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm

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    Engine: Inline-6
    Power: 206.6 kw / 277 bhp @ 6500 rpm
    Torque: 330.0 nm / 243.4 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm

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