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1992 BMW M3 Specs

General Specifications

Numbers Built:28 000
Price:$40 000 USD

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:S50 B30 Inline-6
Position:front Longitudinal
Valvetrain:DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl w/VANOS Variable Timing
Fuel feed:Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection
Displacement:2990 cc / 182.5 cu in
Bore:86 mm / 3.39 in
Stroke:85.6 mm / 3.37 in
Power:213.3 kw / 286.0 bhp @ 7000 rpm
Specific output:95.65 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:198.61 bhp per tonne
Torque:319.97 nm / 236 ft lbs @ 3600 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Unit Steel
Driven wheels:RWD w/25% Limited-Slip Differential
Front tires:235/40ZR17
Rear tires:235/40ZR17
Front brakes:Inner Vented Discs w/ABS
Front brake size:315 mm / 12.4 in
Rear brakes:Inner Vented Discs w/ABS
Rear brake size:312 mm / 12.3 in
Front wheels:F 43.2 x 19.0 cm / 17.0 x 7.5 in
Rear wheels:R 43.2 x 21.6 cm / 17 x 8.5 in
Steering:M-Tuned Steerin Rack w/Variable Power Assist
Front suspension:MacPherson Struts wSprings, Dampers Anti-Roll Bar
Rear suspension:Multi-Link Z-Axle wSprings, Dampers Anti-Roll Bar


Transmission:ZF Type C 5-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:4.20:1, 2.49:1, 1.66:1, 1.24:1, 1.00:1
Final drive:3.15:1

Car dimensions

Weight:1440 kg / 3175 lbs
Wheelbase:2700 mm / 106.3 in
Front track:1422 mm / 56 in
Rear track:1445 mm / 56.9 in
Length:4432 mm / 174.5 in
Width:1709 mm / 67.3 in
Height:1336 mm / 52.6 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:250 kph / 155.3 mph
0 - 60 mph:5.8 seconds
0 - 100 mph:13.5 seconds

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