1964 BMW 1800 TI, 1966 MY New Class

The 1800 TI is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) road car with a front located engine, sold by BMW. It forms part of BMW's New Class series. Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 1.8 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 108 bhp (110 PS/81 kW) at 5800 rpm and 148 N·m (109 lb·ft/15.1 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. The power is supplied to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. The quoted weight at the kerb is 990 kg. The BMW 1800 TI is said to be able to achieve a top speed of 171 km/h which is 106 mph.

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1964 BMW 1800 TI, 1966 MY New Class information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4500 mm
How heavy?
990 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1773 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
110 PS / 108 bhp / 81 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
148 Nm / 109 ft.lb / 15.1 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11 s
How fast?
171 km/h, 106 mph

BMW 1800 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1773 cm3 130 PS 128 bhp 95 kW 970 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1766 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1100 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1773 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1043 kg
BMW 1500 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1499 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW 1043 kg

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1964 BMW 1800 TI data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2550 100.4
Track/tread (front) 1331 52.4
Track/tread (rear) 1377 54.2
Length 4500 177.2
Width 1709 67.3
Height 1450 57.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 990 kg 2183
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53.2 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code M 118
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1773 cc
(108.195 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 80 mm
3.31 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
110 PS (108 bhp) (81 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
60.9 bhp/litre
1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
148 Nm (109 ft·lb) (15.1 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
83.47 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 2 So 40 PHH carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1049 kPa (152.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 443.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 8.1 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 40.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 33.5 s
@ 154 km/h
Maximum speed 171 km/h (106 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 110.61 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
81.35 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
109.09 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.29 kg/kW
20.53 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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.SwArms.W.
Rear suspension I.SwArms.CS.
Wheel size front 5JK x 14
Wheel size rear 5JK x 14
Tyres front 6.00 S 14
Tyres rear 6.00 S 14
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter 268 mm
Rear brake diameter 250 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID136807
Production total
Model code
Model family New Class
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 BMW 1800 TI added 2005-12-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.