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2008 BMW M3 Sedan Specs

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Aluminum/Silicon Alloy V8
Position:Front Longitudinal
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
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


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:1655 kg / 3649 lbs
Wheelbase:2761 mm / 108.7 in
Front track:1538 mm / 60.6 in
Rear track:1539 mm / 60.6 in
Length:4615 mm / 181.7 in
Width:1817 mm / 71.5 in
Height:1418 mm / 55.8 in

Speed performance

0 - 60 mph:4.7 seconds

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