1980 BMW 628 CSi E24

The 628 CSi is a road car from BMW, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a Paul Bracq-penned 2 door coupé body style. The 628 CSi forms part of BMW's E24 series. Its 6 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2.8 litres. It provides power and torque figures of 181 bhp (184 PS/135 kW) at 5800 rpm and 240 Nm (177 lbft/24.5 kgm) at 4200 rpm respectively. The power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 1460 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 208 km/h or 129 mph.

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1980 BMW 628 CSi E24 brief technical data

What body style?2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?4755 mm
How heavy?1460 kg
What size engine?2.8 litre, 2788 cm3
How many cylinders?6, Straight
How much power? 184 PS / 181 bhp / 135 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque? 240 Nm / 177 ft.lb / 24.5 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How fast?208 km/h, 129 mph

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1980 BMW 628 CSi data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPaul Bracq
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2630 mm 103.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1430 mm 56.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Length 4755 mm 187.2 inches
Width 1720 mm 67.7 inches
Height 1360 mm 53.5 inches
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1460 kg 3219 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code M30
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2788 cc
(170.134 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 80 mm
3.39 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.08
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
184 PS (181 bhp) (135 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
64.9 bhp/litre
1.06 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
240 Nm (177 ft·lb) (24.5 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
86.08 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system Bo L-Jet fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1081.8 kPa (156.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 464.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.9 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.3 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 208 km/h (129 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 125.7 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
92.45 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
123.97 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.82 kg/kW
18.07 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 11.20 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front 6
Wheel size rear 6
Tyres front 195/70 VR 14
Tyres rear 195/70 VR 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 280 mm
Rear brake diameter 280 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.45
general
Carfolio.com ID56034
Production total
Model code
Model family E24
RAC rating 27.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1980 BMW 628 CSi added 1999-02-07.
Last modified 2013-06-19.