1973 BMW 2002 Turbo E20

BMW 2002 Turbo is an automobile that has a 2 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. The BMW 2002 Turbo belongs to the E20 range of cars from BMW. Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 167 bhp (169 PS/125 kW) at 5800 rpm and 240 N·m (177 lb·ft/24.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the driven wheels. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1060 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 209 km/h or 130 mph.

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Key facts

1973 BMW 2002 Turbo E20 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4220 mm
How heavy?
1060 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1991 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
169 PS / 167 bhp / 125 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
240 Nm / 177 ft.lb / 24.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.3 s
How fast?
209 km/h, 130 mph

BMW 2002 models

BMW 2002 -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1991 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW 940 kg
BMW 2002 -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 1991 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW 995 kg
BMW 2002 Tii -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1991 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1026 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1991 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW 1030 kg

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 2978 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1335 kg
1973 BMW 2002 Turbo data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 mm 98.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1375 mm 54.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1362 mm 53.6 inches
Length 4220 mm 166.1 inches
Width 1620 mm 63.8 inches
Height 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1060 kg 2337 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70.5 litres 15.5 UK Gal 18.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged 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
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
169 PS (167 bhp) (125 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
83.9 bhp/litre
1.37 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
240 Nm (177 ft·lb) (24.5 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
120.54 Nm/litre
1.46 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 6.9:1
Fuel system Kugelfischer PL 04 fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1514.8 kPa (219.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 497.75 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 KKK turbo
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 30.4 s
Maximum speed 209 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 159.74 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
117.48 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
157.55 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.51 kg/kW
14.22 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.CS.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 5.5J x 13
Wheel size rear 5.5J x 13
Tyres front 185/70 VR 13
Tyres rear 185/70 VR 13
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 256 mm
Rear brake diameter 250 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID17270
Production total
Model code
Model family E20
RAC rating 19.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 BMW 2002 Turbo added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.