Key facts

2007 BMW 125i Coupé E82 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4360 mm
How heavy?
1480 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2996 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
218 PS / 215 bhp / 160 kW @ 6100 rpm
How much torque?
270 Nm / 199 / 27.5 kgm @ 2500-4250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.4 s
How fast?
245 km/h, 152 mph
How economical?
11.4/5.9/7.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
190.0 CO2 g/km


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2007 BMW 125i Coupé technical specifications


The 125i Coupé is a motor vehicle from BMW, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door coupé body style.
The BMW 125i Coupé belongs to the E82 range of cars from BMW.
Its 3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that produces 215 bhp (218 PS/160 kW) of power at 6100 rpm, and maximum torque of 270 N·m (199 lb·ft/27.5 kgm) at 2500-4250 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Having a stated kerb weight of 1480 kg, the BMW 125i Coupé covers the 0-100 km/h sprint in 6.4 seconds and the standing kilometre in 26.5 seconds.
Maximum speed stated is 245 km/h or 152 mph, officially stated fuel consumption figures are 11.4/5.9/7.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 190.0 g/km.
2007 BMW 125i Coupé data
2007 BMW 125i Coupé E82 data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2660 104.7
Track/tread (front) 1474 58
Track/tread (rear) 1507 59.3
Length 4360 171.7
Width 1748 68.8
Height 1423 56
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1480 kg 3263 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area 2.10
CdA 0.63
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2996 cc
(182.827 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85 × 88 mm
3.35 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 218 PS (215 bhp) (160 kW)
at 6100 rpm
Specific output 71.8 bhp/litre
1.18 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 270 Nm (199 ft·lb) (27.5 kgm)
at 2500-4250 rpm
Specific torque 90.12 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.7:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1132.5 kPa (164.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 26.5 s
Maximum speed 245 km/h (152 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 147.29 PS/g
108.33 kW/g
145.27 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.23 kg/kW
15.42 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 11.4/5.9/7.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km11.4/5.9/7.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre8.8/16.9/12.7 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG24.8/47.9/35.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG20.6/39.9/29.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 190.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 183.28 g/km
VED band (UK) J
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7J x 17
Wheel size rear 7J x 17
Tyres front 205/50 R 17 89W
Tyres rear 205/55 R 17 89W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter 300 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 3.23
general ID181192
Production total
Model code
Model family E82
RAC rating 26.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2007 BMW 125i Coupé added 2008-07-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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