1976 BMW 630 CS Automatic E24

The BMW 630 CS is a 2 door coupé-bodied automobile designed by Paul Bracq with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. The BMW 630 CS is one of the E24 range of cars from BMW. Powering the BMW 630 CS is a single overhead camshaft, 3 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 182 bhp (185 PS/136 kW) at 5800 rpm and 260 N·m (192 lb·ft/26.5 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. A 3 speed automatic 'box supplies the power to the wheels. It weighs a claimed 1470 kg at the kerb.

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1976 BMW 630 CS Automatic E24 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4755 mm
How heavy?
1470 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

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
BMW 630 CS -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2986 cm3 185 PS 182 bhp 136 kW 1450 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 Automatic 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 1470 kg 3241 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
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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 125.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
92.32 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
123.81 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.83 kg/kW
18.09 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
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 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.45
general
Carfolio.com ID253484
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 Automatic added 2011-08-19.
Last modified 2013-06-19.