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1997 BMW M3 Cabriolet Specs

General Specifications

Price:$40 000 USD

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:S50 B30 Inline-6
Position:front Longitudinal
Aspiration:Natural
Valvetrain:DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl w/VANOS Variable Timing
Fuel feed:Sequential Electronic Fuel Injection
Displacement:3201 cc / 195.3 cu in
Bore:86.4 mm / 3.4 in
Stroke:91 mm / 3.58 in
Compression:11.3:1
Power:236 kw / 316.5 bhp @ 7400 rpm
Specific output:98.88 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:218.13 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:225/45ZR17
Rear tires:245/40ZR17
Front brakes:Inner Vented Discs w/ABS, Two Piece Floating Rotors
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

Drivetrain

Transmission:Getrag 6-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:4.23:1, 2.51:1, 1.67:1, 1.23:1, 1.00:1, 0.83:1
Final drive:3.15:1

Car dimensions

Weight:1451 kg / 3200 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:5.7 seconds
0 - 100 mph:13.1 seconds

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