1935 BMW 329 Cabriolet

BMW 329 Cabriolet is an automobile that has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.9 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 45 bhp (45.6 PS/33.6 kW) of power at 3750 rpm. This power is supplied to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Stated weight at the kerb is 880 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 109 km/h, which is 68 mph.

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1935 BMW 329 Cabriolet information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
4000 mm
How heavy?
880 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?
Unknown
How fast?
109 km/h, 68 mph

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1935 BMW 329 Cabriolet data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1153 mm 45.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1220 mm 48 inches
Length 4000 mm 157.5 inches
Width 1440 mm 56.7 inches
Height 1550 mm 61 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 880 kg 1940 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear 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
sump
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
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 109 km/h (68 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 51.85 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
38.13 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
51.14 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 26.22 kg/kW
43.8 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
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
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.50
general
Carfolio.com ID101761
Production total 1011
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1935 BMW 329 Cabriolet added 2002-11-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.