BMW 730i, 1990 MY E32

The BMW 730i is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power through the rear wheels. The BMW 730i belongs to the E32 model family from BMW. Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 3 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 185 bhp (188 PS/138 kW) at 5800 rpm and 260 N·m (192 lb·ft/26.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission. It weighs a claimed 1600 kg at the kerb. Top quoted speed is 222 km/h (138 mph), manufacturer claimed fuel consumption is 7.6/9.4/16.3 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban.

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Key facts

BMW 730i, 1990 MY E32 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4910 mm
How heavy?
1600 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2986 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
188 PS / 185 bhp / 138 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
260 Nm / 192 ft.lb / 26.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.3 s
How fast?
222 km/h, 138 mph
How economical?
7.6/9.4/16.3 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban

BMW E32 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2997 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1702 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 3982 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1790 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2986 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1620 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 3430 cm3 211 PS 208 bhp 155 kW 1600 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 3430 cm3 211 PS 208 bhp 155 kW 1620 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4988 cm3 300 PS 295.5 bhp 220 kW 1800 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2986 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1600 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2986 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1600 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 3430 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1590 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 3430 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1630 kg

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1990 BMW 730i
Carrosserie
Carrosserie4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Nombre de portes4
Designer
Dimensions et poids
Empattement 2832 111.5
Voies AV 1527 60.1
Voies AR 1550 61
Longueur 4910 193.3
Largeur 1845 72.6
Hauteur 1411 55.6
Garde au sol 140 5.5
1.73
Poids avec pleins 1600 kg 3527
Répartition poids AV
Réservoir à essence 90 litres 19.8 UK Gal 23.8 US Gal
Caractéristiques aérodynamique
Coefficient de pénétration
maître-couple
SCx
Moteur
naturally aspirated petrol
Constructeur du moteur BMW
Type moteur
Cylinders Straight 6
Cylindrée 3 litre
2986 cc
(182.217 cu in)
Alésage × Course 89 × 80 mm
3.5 × 3.15 in
Rapport alésage / course 1.11
Distribution single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 Soupapes par cylindre
12 Total vannes
Puissance maximale
(DIN)
188 PS (185 bhp) (138 kW)
à 5800 tr/mn
Specific output
(DIN)
62 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
Couple maximale
(DIN)
260 Nm (192 ft·lb) (26.5 kgm)
à 4000 tr/mn

(DIN)
87.07 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Construction
carter
Taux de compression 9:1
Carburant Bo Motronic fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1094.2 kPa (158.7 psi)
Régime maximal
Nombre de paliers de vilebrequin 7
Refroidissement Water
Cylindrée Unitaire 497.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalyseur Y
Performances
0-80km/h
0-60mph
0-100km/h 9.3 s
0-160km/h
0-400m
0-1000m 30.1 s
Vitesse 222 km/h (138 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 117.23 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
86.22 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
115.63 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.6 kg/kW
19.37 lb/bhp
Consommation
Consommation 7.6/9.4/16.3 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km7.6/9.4/16.3 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km/litre13.2/10.6/6.1 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG37.2/30.1/17.3 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG30.9/25.0/14.4 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Emissions de CO₂
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 320.16 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Châssis
Emplacement de moteur front
Engine layout longitudinal
Traction rear wheel drive  
Répartition du couple N/A
Direction
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.60 m
Suspension AV I.CS.ARB.
Suspension AR I.TrLi.CS.ARB.
Roues AV
Roues AR
Pneumatiques AV 205/65 VR 15
Pneumatiques AR 205/65 VR 15
Freins AV/AR VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Diamètre des freins AV
Diamètre des freins AR
Braked area
Transmission 5
Rapport de démultiplication supérieure 0.81
Rapport de pont 3.64
Généralités
Carfolio.com ID109219
Production total
Type mines
E32
RAC rating 29.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 BMW 730i added 2003-03-27.
Last modified 2013-02-28.