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2008 BMW M3 Convertible Specs

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:MS S60 Aluminum/Silicon Alloy V8
Position:Front Longitudinal
Aspiration:Natural
Valvetrain:DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl w/double-VANOS
Fuel feed:Fuel injection
Displacement:3999 cc / 244.0 cu in
Bore:92 mm / 3.62 in
Stroke:75.2 mm / 2.96 in
Compression:12.0:1
Power:313.2 kw / 420 bhp @ 8300 rpm
Specific output:105.03 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:253.78 bhp per tonne
Torque:399.97 nm / 295 ft lbs @ 3900 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:E92 Unit Steel
Driven wheels:RWD w/M Differential Lock
Wheel type:Forged Aluminum
Front tires:245/40 ZR18
Rear tires:265/40 ZR18
Front brakes:Disics w/Single Piston Calipers
Front brake size:360 mm / 14.2 in
Rear brakes:Disics w/Single Piston Calipers
Rear brake size:350 mm / 13.8 in
Front wheels:F 45.7 x 21.6 cm / 18 x 8.5 in
Rear wheels:R 45.7 x 24.1 cm / 18 x 9.5 in
Steering:Rack & Pinion
Front suspension:MacPherson Struts w/Strut Tiebar
Rear suspension:Five-Arm Multi-Link

Drivetrain

Transmission:SG6 6-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:4.055:1, 2.369:1, 1.582:1, 1.192:1, 1.000:1, 0.872:1

Car dimensions

Weight:821 kg / 1810 lbs
Wheelbase:2761 mm / 108.7 in
Front track:1540 mm / 60.6 in
Rear track:1339 mm / 52.7 in
Length:117221 mm / 4615 in
Width:1804 mm / 71.0 in
Height:1392 mm / 54.8 in

Speed performance

0 - 60 mph:4.7 seconds

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    Power: 350.5 kw / 470.0 bhp @ 9000 rpm
    Torque: 382.34 nm / 282.0 ft lbs @ 7000 rpm

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    Engine: Inline-6
    Power: 178.9 kw / 240.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm
    Torque: 319.9 nm / 236.0 ft lbs @ 3800 rpm

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    Power: 234.9 kw / 315.0 bhp @ 7400 rpm
    Torque: 340.31 nm / 251.0 ft lbs @ 4900 rpm

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    Power: 328.1 kw / 440 bhp @ 8600 rpm
    Torque: N/A

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    Power: 248.3 kw / 333 bhp @ 6100 rpm
    Torque: 450.13 nm / 332 ft lbs @ 3600 rpm

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