• BMW M3 GT

    BMW M3 GT -

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  • BMW M3 GT

    BMW M3 GT -

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Key facts

1995 BMW M3 GT E36 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4433 mm
How heavy?
1460 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2990 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
295 PS / 291 bhp / 217 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
323 Nm / 238 / 32.9 kgm @ 3900 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.9 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
6.5/7.9/13.0 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / Urban DIN


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1995 BMW M3 GT technical specifications


BMW M3 GT is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels.
The BMW M3 GT belongs to the E36 range of cars from BMW.
Its 3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that produces 291 bhp (295 PS/217 kW) of power at 7000 rpm, and maximum torque of 323 N·m (238 lb·ft/32.9 kgm) at 3900 rpm.
Power is transmitted to the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Claimed weight at the kerb is 1460 kg.
Maximum quoted speed is 250 km/h, or 155 mph, quoted fuel consumption is 6.5/7.9/13.0 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / Urban DIN.
1995 BMW M3 GT data
1995 BMW M3 GT E36 data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2700 106.3
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4433 174.5
Width 1710 67.3
Height 1366 53.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1460 kg 3219 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2990 cc
(182.461 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 85.8 mm
3.39 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 295 PS (291 bhp) (217 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output 97.3 bhp/litre
1.59 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 323 Nm (238 ft·lb) (32.9 kgm)
at 3900 rpm
Specific torque 108.03 Nm/litre
1.31 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system Bosch Motronic ML3.3 fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1357.5 kPa (196.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 25.4 s
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 202.09 PS/g
148.63 kW/g
199.32 bhp/ton
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.73 kg/kW
11.24 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.5/7.9/13.0 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / Urban DIN
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.5/7.9/13.0 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/Urban
km per litre15.4/12.7/7.7 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/Urban
UK MPG43.5/35.8/21.7 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/Urban
US MPG36.2/29.8/18.1 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/Urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 258.45 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7½J x 17
Wheel size rear 8½J x 17
Tyres front 235/40 ZR 17
Tyres rear 235/40 ZR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 315 mm
Rear brake diameter 313 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.15
general ID133716
Production total 356
Model code
Model family E36
RAC rating 27.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1995 BMW M3 GT added 2005-09-27.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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