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2001 BMW M3 Specs

General Specifications

Built at:Munich, Germany

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:S51 Inline-6
Position:Front Longitudinal
Displacement:3246 cc / 198.1 cu in
Bore:87 mm / 3.43 in
Stroke:91 mm / 3.58 in
Compression:11.5:1
Power:255.8 kw / 343.0 bhp @ 7900 rpm
Specific output:105.67 bhp per litre
Torque:364.72 nm / 269.0 ft lbs @ 4900 rpm

Chassis & body

Front tires:225/45ZR18
Rear tires:225/40ZR18
Front brakes:Vented Discs w/Single Piston Caliper & ABS
Front brake size:325 mm / 12.8 in
Rear brakes:Vented Discs w/Single Piston Caliper & ABS
Rear brake size:328 mm / 12.9 in
Front wheels:F 45.7 x 20.3 cm / 18.0 x 8.0 in
Rear wheels:R 45.7 x 22.9 cm / 18.0 x 9.0 in
Steering:Rack & Pinion w/Power Assist

Drivetrain

Transmission:6-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:4.227:1, 2.528:1, 1.669:1, 1.226:1, 1.000:1, 0.828:1
Final drive:3.620:1

Car dimensions

Weight:1570 kg / 3461 lbs
Wheelbase:2731 mm / 107.5 in
Front track:1508 mm / 59.4 in
Rear track:1525 mm / 60.0 in
Length:4492 mm / 176.9 in
Width:1780 mm / 70.1 in
Height:1372 mm / 54.0 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:249.4 kph / 155.0 mph
0 - 60 mph:5.1 seconds

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    Torque: 240.0 nm / 177.0 ft lbs @ 4750 rpm

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    Torque: 319.97 nm / 236 ft lbs @ 3600 rpm

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    Power: 378.1 kw / 507 bhp @ 7750 rpm
    Torque: 520 nm / 383.5 ft lbs @ 6100 rpm

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