Key facts

1992 BMW 325is E36 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4432 mm
How heavy?
1370 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2494 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
192 PS / 189 bhp / 141 kW @ 5900 rpm
How much torque?
245 Nm / 181 / 25 kgm @ 4700 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.8 s
How fast?
206 km/h, 128 mph


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1992 BMW 325is technical specifications


The 325is is an automobile from BMW, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style.
The 325is is part of BMW's E36 series.
The 2.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 189 bhp (192 PS/141 kW) of power at 5900 rpm, and maximum torque of 245 N·m (181 lb·ft/25 kgm) at 4700 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
Quoted weight at the kerb is 1370 kg.
The BMW 325is is said to be able to attain a top speed of 206 km/h, or 128 mph.
1992 BMW 325is data
1992 BMW 325is E36 data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2700 106.3
Track/tread (front) 1407 55.4
Track/tread (rear) 1420 55.9
Length 4432 174.5
Width 1709 67.3
Height 1367 53.8
Ground clearance 109 4.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1370 kg 3020 lb
Weight distribution 51 % front
fuel tank capacity 65.2 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.32
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.5 litre
2494 cc
(152.193 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 75 mm
3.31 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
192 PS (189 bhp) (141 kW)
at 5900 rpm
Specific output
75.8 bhp/litre
1.24 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
245 Nm (181 ft·lb) (25 kgm)
at 4700 rpm
Specific torque
98.24 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1234.5 kPa (179 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 415.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15.8 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 206 km/h (128 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 139.87 PS/g
102.87 kW/g
137.96 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.72 kg/kW
16.24 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion VPAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.400
Turning circle 10.40 m
Front suspension I.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.15
general ID56265
Production total
Model code
Model family E36
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 BMW 325is added 1996-03-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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