1975 BMW 1502, 1977 MY 114

The 1502 is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor vehicle with a front located engine, sold by BMW. It is part of BMW's 114 model series. The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 1.6 litres. For this model it musters power and torque figures of 73 bhp (74 PS/54 kW) at 5800 rpm and 118 Nm (87 lbft/12 kgm) at 3700 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual 'box delivers the power to the driven wheels. It weighs a claimed 980 kg at the kerb. Maximum quoted speed is 155 km/h, or 96 mph.

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1975 BMW 1502, 1977 MY 114 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4230 mm
How heavy?
980 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1574 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
74 PS / 73 bhp / 54 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
118 Nm / 87 ft.lb / 12 kgm @ 3700 rpm
How fast?
155 km/h, 96 mph

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1975 BMW 1502 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 mm 98.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1330 mm 52.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1330 mm 52.4 inches
Length 4230 mm 166.5 inches
Width 1590 mm 62.6 inches
Height 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Ground clearance 160 mm 6.3 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 980 kg 2161 lb
Weight distribution 54.5 % front
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1574 cc
(96.051 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 71 mm
3.31 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
74 PS (73 bhp) (54 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
46.4 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
118 Nm (87 ft·lb) (12 kgm)
at 3700 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
74.97 Nm/litre
0.91 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast-iron block; light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 So 38 PDSI carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 942.1 kPa (136.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 6200 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 393.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 8.5 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18.4 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 155 km/h (96 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 75.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
55.55 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
74.49 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18 kg/kW
30.07 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
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle 10.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.LW.LowTrailLi.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front 4.5 x 13
Wheel size rear 4.5 x 13
Tyres front 165 SR 13
Tyres rear 165 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 240 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID114191
Production total
Model code
Model family 114
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 BMW 1502 added 2003-10-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.