1976 BMW 630 CS E24

The 630 CS is a rear wheel drive Paul Bracq designed coupé automobile with a front mounted engine, sold by BMW. The 630 CS is part of BMW's E24 series. The BMW 630 CS's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3 litre, single overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 182 bhp (185 PS/136 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 260 N·m (192 lb·ft/26.5 kgm) at 3500 rpm. This power is supplied to the wheels through a 4 speed manual transmission. The stated weight at the kerb is 1450 kg. Its maximum speed quoted is 210 km/h or 130 mph.

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Key facts

1976 BMW 630 CS E24 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4755 mm
How heavy?
1450 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2986 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
185 PS / 182 bhp / 136 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
260 Nm / 192 ft.lb / 26.5 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8.6 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.9 s
How fast?
210 km/h, 130 mph

BMW E24 models

BMW 635 CSi -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3430 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1460 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3430 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1480 kg
BMW M635 CSi -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3453 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1505 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 3210 cm3 180 PS 178 bhp 133 kW 1445 kg
BMW 635 CSi -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3430 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1427 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3210 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1520 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 3210 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 1470 kg
BMW 635 CSi -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3453 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1501 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 2986 cm3 185 PS 182 bhp 136 kW 1470 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2986 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW
BMW 633 CSi -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 3210 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1470 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3210 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1490 kg

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1976 BMW 630 CS data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPaul Bracq
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2626 mm 103.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1487 mm 58.5 inches
Length 4755 mm 187.2 inches
Width 1725 mm 67.9 inches
Height 1365 mm 53.7 inches
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1450 kg 3197 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.4
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code M30
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2986 cc
(182.217 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
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
185 PS (182 bhp) (136 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
61 bhp/litre
1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
260 Nm (192 ft·lb) (26.5 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
87.07 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Solex 4 A 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1094.2 kPa (158.7 psi)
Maximum RPM 6200 rpm
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 497.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.9 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 8.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.3 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 210 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 127.26 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
93.6 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
125.52 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.68 kg/kW
17.85 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 11.20 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.RS.CS.
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front 195/70 VR 14
Tyres rear 195/70 VR 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 280 mm
Rear brake diameter 280 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.45
general
Carfolio.com ID17567
Production total
Model code
Model family E24
RAC rating 29.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 BMW 630 CS added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.