1966 BMW 1602

The BMW 1602 is a sedan/saloon with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power through the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.6 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 83 bhp (84 PS/62 kW) of power at 5700 rpm, and maximum torque of 130 N·m (96 lb·ft/13.3 kgm) at 3500 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. The BMW 1602 weighs a stated 940 kg at the kerb. Maximum speed claimed is 159 km/h, which is 99 mph.

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Key facts

1966 BMW 1602 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4230 mm
How heavy?
940 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1574 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
84 PS / 83 bhp / 62 kW @ 5700 rpm
How much torque?
130 Nm / 96 ft.lb / 13.3 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How fast?
159 km/h, 99 mph

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1966 BMW 1602 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 940 kg 2072 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 46 litres 10.1 UK Gal 12.2 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)
84 PS (83 bhp) (62 kW)
at 5700 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
52.7 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
130 Nm (96 ft·lb) (13.3 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
82.59 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.6:1
Fuel system 1 So PDSI 38 carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1037.9 kPa (150.5 psi)
Maximum 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) 9 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18.4 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 159 km/h (99 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 89.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
65.84 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
88.3 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.19 kg/kW
25.37 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 9.60 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.LW.TrLi.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front 4½ x 13
Wheel size rear 4½ 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 2574 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID119427
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 BMW 1602 added 2004-03-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.