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1990 BMW M3 Sports Evolution (Evolution III) E30 E30 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4318 mm
How heavy?
1200 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2467 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
238 PS / 235 bhp / 175 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
240 Nm / 177 ft.lb / 24.5 kgm @ 4750 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.10 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.50 s
How fast?
248 km/h, 154 mph
How economical?
6.2/7.8/12.5 l/100km at 90km/h / 120km/h / urban

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1990 BMW M3 Sports Evolution (Evolution III) technical specifications

Introduction

The BMW M3 Sports Evolution (Evolution III) is a 2 door saloon (sedan) style car with a front located engine powering the rear wheels.
The M3 Sports Evolution (Evolution III) is part of BMW's E30 range of cars.
The 2.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that develops 235 bhp (238 PS/175 kW) of power at 7000 rpm, and maximum torque of 240 N·m (177 lb·ft/24.5 kgm) at 4750 rpm.
This power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission.
The BMW M3 Sports Evolution (Evolution III) weighs a stated 1200 kg at the kerb.
Its maximum speed stated is 248 km/h or 154 mph, claimed fuel consumption is 6.2/7.8/12.5 l/100km at 90km/h / 120km/h / urban.
1990 BMW M3 Sports Evolution (Evolution III) data
1990 BMW M3 Sports Evolution (Evolution III) E30 E30 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2565 101
Track/tread (front) 1420 55.9
Track/tread (rear) 1430 56.3
Length 4318 170
Width 1500 59.1
Height 1356 53.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1200 kg 2646 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62 litres 13.6 UK Gal 16.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.5 litre
2467 cc
(150.546 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95 × 87 mm
3.74 × 3.43 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.09
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
238 PS (235 bhp) (175 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
95.3 bhp/litre
1.56 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
240 Nm (177 ft·lb) (24.5 kgm)
at 4750 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
97.28 Nm/litre
1.18 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.2:1
Fuel system Bosch DME fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1222.5 kPa (177.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 7250 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 616.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.80 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.10 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.50 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 16.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 14.70 s
Standing kilometre 26.70 s
Maximum speed 248 km/h (154 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 198.56 PS/g
146.03 kW/g
195.83 bhp/ton
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.85 kg/kW
11.44 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.2/7.8/12.5 l/100km at 90km/h / 120km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.27.812.5 l100km 90kmph120kmphurban
km per litre16.1/12.8/8.0 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG45.6/36.2/22.6 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG37.9/30.2/18.8 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 249.63 g/km
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
Turning circle 11.10 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7½J x 16 H2
Wheel size rear 7½J x 16 H2
Tyres front 225/45 ZR 16
Tyres rear 225/45 ZR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.15
general
Carfolio.com ID56144
Production total 600
Model code E30
Model family E30
RAC rating 22.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 BMW M3 Sports Evolution (Evolution III) added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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