Key facts

1965 BMW 2000 C information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4530 mm
How heavy?
1200 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1991 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
101 PS / 100 bhp / 75 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
167 km/h, 104 mph


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1965 BMW 2000 C technical specifications


BMW 2000 C is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels.
The BMW 2000 C's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 100 bhp (101 PS/75 kW) of power at 5500 rpm.
The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 4 speed manual transmission.
The BMW 2000 C weighs a stated 1200 kg at the kerb.
Top stated speed is 167 km/h (104 mph).
1965 BMW 2000 C data
1965 BMW 2000 C data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2550 100.4
Track/tread (front) 1330 52.4
Track/tread (rear) 1376 54.2
Length 4530 178.3
Width 1675 65.9
Height 1360 53.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1200 kg 2646 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1991 cc
(121.498 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 80 mm
3.5 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 101 PS (100 bhp) (75 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 50.2 bhp/litre
0.82 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 So 40 PDSI carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 497.75 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 167 km/h (104 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 84.49 PS/g
62.14 kW/g
83.33 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.09 kg/kW
26.88 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5.5J x 14
Wheel size rear 5.5J x 14
Tyres front 175 H 14
Tyres rear 175 H 14
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID128260
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1965 BMW 2000 C added 2005-05-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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