Key facts

1991 BMW 325iS E30 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4325 mm
How heavy?
1147 kg
What size engine?
2.7 litre, 2693 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
198 PS / 195 bhp / 145 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
265 Nm / 195 ft.lb / 27 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.50 s
How fast?
225 km/h, 140 mph

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1991 BMW 325iS technical specifications

Introduction

This car has a 2 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine delivering power to the rear wheels.
It forms part of BMW's E30 family of cars.
The 6 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 2.7 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 195 bhp (198 PS/145 kW) at 5800 rpm and 265 Nm (195 lbft/27 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
The stated kerb weight is 1147 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 225 km/h, which is 140 mph.
1991 BMW 325iS data
1991 BMW 325iS E30 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2570 101.2
Track/tread (front) 1407 55.4
Track/tread (rear) 1415 55.7
Length 4325 170.3
Width 1645 64.8
Height 1380 54.3
Ground clearance 130 5.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1147 kg 2529 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75 litres 16.5 UK Gal 19.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.7 litre
2693 cc
(164.337 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 81 mm
3.31 × 3.19 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(ISO)
198 PS (195 bhp) (145 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(ISO)
72.4 bhp/litre
1.19 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(ISO)
265 Nm (195 ft·lb) (27 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(ISO)
98.4 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1236.6 kPa (179.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 6200 rpm
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 448.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.20 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.50 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 28.50 s
Maximum speed 225 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 172.37 PS/g
126.78 kW/g
170.01 bhp/ton
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.89 kg/kW
13.18 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 4.000
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.LW.TrLi.
Rear suspension I.CS.STA.ARB.
Wheel size front 7J x 15
Wheel size rear 7J x 15
Tyres front 205/60 VR 15
Tyres rear 205/60 VR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.81
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID31064
Production total
Model code
Model family E30
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1991 BMW 325iS added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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