• BMW 430i Cabrio

    BMW 430i Cabrio -

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  • BMW 430i Cabrio

    BMW 430i Cabrio -

    Image courtesy of BMW

Key facts

2017 BMW 430i Cabrio F33 information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4640 mm
How heavy?
1785 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
252 PS / 248.5 bhp / 185 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
350 Nm / 258 / 35.7 kgm @ 1450-4800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.4 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
8.6/5.5/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
154.0 CO2 g/km


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2017 BMW 430i Cabrio technical specifications


The BMW 430i Cabrio is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet style car with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels.
The 430i Cabrio is part of BMW's F33 series.
Its engine is a turbocharged petrol, 2 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 248.5 bhp (252 PS/185 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 350 N·m (258 lb·ft/35.7 kgm) at 1450-4800 rpm.
The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 6 speed manual set of gears.
Its stated kerb weight is 1785 kg.
Maximum stated speed is 250 km/h, or 155 mph, quoted fuel consumption figures are 8.6/5.5/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 154.0 g/km.
2017 BMW 430i Cabrio data
2017 BMW 430i Cabrio F33 data
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2810 110.6
Track/tread (front) 1544 60.8
Track/tread (rear) 1593 62.7
Length 4640 182.7
Width 1825 71.9
Height 1384 54.5
Ground clearance 130 5.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1785 kg 3935 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area 2.16
CdA 0.65
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82 × 94.6 mm
3.23 × 3.72 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 252 PS (248.5 bhp) (185 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 124.4 bhp/litre
2.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 350 Nm (258 ft·lb) (35.7 kgm)
at 1450-4800 rpm
Specific torque 175.18 Nm/litre
2.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2201.3 kPa (319.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
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
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 141.15 PS/g
103.81 kW/g
139.22 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.63 kg/kW
16.09 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.6/5.5/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km8.6/5.5/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre11.6/18.2/15.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG32.8/51.4/42.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG27.4/42.8/35.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 154.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 153.12 g/km
VED band (UK) G
CO2 Effizienz (DE) B
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 7½J x 17
Wheel size rear 7½J x 17
Tyres front 225/50 R 17 98W
Tyres rear 225/50 R 17 98W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.91
general ID508365
Production total
Model code
Model family F33
RAC rating 16.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2017 BMW 430i Cabrio added 2017-01-20.
Last modified 2017-01-20.

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