BMW 1802, 1974 MY

This vehicle has a 2 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. Powering the BMW 1802 is a single overhead camshaft, 1.8 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) at 5250 rpm and 146 N·m (108 lb·ft/14.9 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual 'box. Quoted weight at the kerb is 970 kg. Maximum quoted speed is 165 km/h, or 103 mph.

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BMW 1802, 1974 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4230 mm
How heavy?
970 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1766 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
146 Nm / 108 ft.lb / 14.9 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.8 s
How fast?
165 km/h, 103 mph

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1974 BMW 1802 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 mm 98.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1342 mm 52.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1342 mm 52.8 inches
Length 4230 mm 166.5 inches
Width 1590 mm 62.6 inches
Height 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 970 kg 2138 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58 litres 12.8 UK Gal 15.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1766 cc
(107.768 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 71 mm
3.5 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
50.4 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
146 Nm (108 ft·lb) (14.9 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
82.67 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.6:1
Fuel system 1 Solex 38 PDSI carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1038.9 kPa (150.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 441.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 165 km/h (103 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 93.03 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
68.42 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
91.75 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.62 kg/kW
24.41 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5J x 13 H2
Wheel size rear 5J x 13 H2
Tyres front 165 SR 13
Tyres rear 165 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 240 mm
Rear brake diameter 200 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID303468
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1974 BMW 1802 added 2012-12-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.