BMW 1600 Touring, 1972 MY

BMW 1600 Touring is an automobile that has a 3 door estate/station wagon body style with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels. Its 1.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that develops 83 bhp (84 PS/62 kW) of power at 5700 rpm, and maximum torque of 130 N·m (96 lb·ft/13.3 kgm) at 3500 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 1030 kg.

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BMW 1600 Touring, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
3 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4110 mm
How heavy?
1030 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1574 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
84 PS / 83 bhp / 62 kW @ 5700 rpm
How much torque?
130 Nm / 96 ft.lb / 13.3 kgm @ 3500 rpm

BMW 1600 models

2 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1574 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 960 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1574 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 960 kg
BMW 1600 -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1574 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 920 kg

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1592 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1481 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW 1040 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1769 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 1175 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1799 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 985 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1759 cm3 78 PS 77 bhp 57 kW 998 kg
1972 BMW 1600 Touring data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 mm 98.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1330 mm 52.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1330 mm 52.4 inches
Length 4110 mm 161.8 inches
Width 1590 mm 62.6 inches
Height 1380 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance 160 mm 6.3 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1030 kg 2271 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 52 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1574 cc
(96.051 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 71 mm
3.31 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
84 PS (83 bhp) (62 kW)
at 5700 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
52.7 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
130 Nm (96 ft·lb) (13.3 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
82.59 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.6:1
Fuel system 1 So PDSI 38 carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1037.9 kPa (150.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 393.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 81.7 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.09 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
80.58 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.64 kg/kW
27.8 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.LW.TrLi.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front 4.5 x 13
Wheel size rear 4.5 x 13
Tyres front 165 SR 13
Tyres rear 165 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 240 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2574 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID55253
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 BMW 1600 Touring added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.