Key facts

2008 BMW 330i Coupé E92 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4580 mm
How heavy?
1545 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2996 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
272 PS / 268 bhp / 200 kW @ 6700 rpm
How much torque?
320 Nm / 236 / 32.6 kgm @ 2750-3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
9.9/5.6/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
173.0 CO2 g/km


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2008 BMW 330i Coupé technical specifications


BMW 330i Coupé is a car that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front positioned engine that delivers power to the rear wheels.
The 330i Coupé is part of BMW's E92 model series.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 3 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 268 bhp (272 PS/200 kW) of power at 6700 rpm, and maximum torque of 320 N·m (236 lb·ft/32.6 kgm) at 2750-3000 rpm.
A 6 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels.
Quoted kerb weight is 1545 kg.
The BMW 330i Coupé is claimed to manage a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph), official fuel consumption is 9.9/5.6/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 173.0 g/km.
2008 BMW 330i Coupé data
2008 BMW 330i Coupé E92 data
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2760 108.7
Track/tread (front) 1500 59.1
Track/tread (rear) 1513 59.6
Length 4580 180.3
Width 1782 70.2
Height 1395 54.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1545 kg 3406 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63 litres 13.9 UK Gal 16.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.27
Frontal area 2.08
CdA 0.56
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code N53B30O0
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 272 PS (268 bhp) (200 kW)
at 6700 rpm
Specific output 89.5 bhp/litre
1.47 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 320 Nm (236 ft·lb) (32.6 kgm)
at 2750-3000 rpm
Specific torque 106.81 Nm/litre
1.29 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 12:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1342.2 kPa (194.7 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 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 175.87 PS/g
129.35 kW/g
173.46 bhp/ton
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.73 kg/kW
12.91 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.9/5.6/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.9/5.6/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre10.1/17.9/13.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG28.5/50.4/39.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG23.8/42.0/32.7 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 173.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 167.04 g/km
VED band (UK) H
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 8J x 17
Wheel size rear 8J x 17
Tyres front 225/45 R 17 91W
Tyres rear 225/45 R 17 91W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 348 mm
Rear brake diameter 336 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 3.15
general ID184371
Production total
Model code
Model family E92
RAC rating 26.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 BMW 330i Coupé added 2008-07-31.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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