Key facts

1935 BMW 319 Saloon information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3900 mm
How heavy?
850 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1911 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
45.6 PS / 45 bhp / 33.6 kW @ 3750 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
116 km/h, 72 mph


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1935 BMW 319 Saloon technical specifications


This vehicle has a 2 door saloon type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.9 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 45 bhp (45.6 PS/33.6 kW) of power at 3750 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted kerb weight is 850 kg.
It is claimed to achieve a maxiumum speed of 116 km/h, or 72 mph.
1935 BMW 319 Saloon data
1935 BMW 319 Saloon data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2400 94.5
Track/tread (front) 1153 45.4
Track/tread (rear) 1220 48
Length 3900 153.5
Width 1440 56.7
Height 1550 61
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 850 kg 1874 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 1.9 litre
1911 cc
(116.616 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 65 × 96 mm
2.56 × 3.78 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.68
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 45.6 PS (45 bhp) (33.6 kW)
at 3750 rpm
Specific output 23.5 bhp/litre
0.39 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 5.6:1
Fuel system 2 So 26 BFLV carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 318.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 116 km/h (72 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 53.68 PS/g
39.48 kW/g
52.94 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 25.33 kg/kW
42.31 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.60 m
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 3.25D x 16
Wheel size rear 3.25D x 16
Tyres front 5.25 x 16
Tyres rear 5.25 x 16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.50
general ID101618
Production total 3029
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1935 BMW 319 Saloon added 2002-11-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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