1968 BMW 2000 Tii

The 2000 Tii is a rear wheel drive saloon motor vehicle with a front mounted engine, produced by BMW. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 177 N·m (131 lb·ft/18 kgm) at 4500 rpm. A 4 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1140 kg. Maximum speed quoted is 190 km/h (118 mph).

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BMW 2000 Tii -
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Key facts

1968 BMW 2000 Tii information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4500 mm
How heavy?
1140 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1991 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
132 PS / 130 bhp / 97 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
177 Nm / 131 ft.lb / 18 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How fast?
190 km/h, 118 mph

BMW 2000 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1991 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW
BMW 2000 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1991 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 1130 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1991 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1200 kg
BMW 2000 CS -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1991 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1150 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1991 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1140 kg

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1968 BMW 2000 Tii data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2550 mm 100.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1340 mm 52.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1386 mm 54.6 inches
Length 4500 mm 177.2 inches
Width 1710 mm 67.3 inches
Height 1450 mm 57.1 inches
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1140 kg 2513 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code M 15
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1991 cc
(121.498 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 80 mm
3.5 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
132 PS (130 bhp) (97 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
65.3 bhp/litre
1.07 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
177 Nm (131 ft·lb) (18 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
88.9 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Kugelfischer fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1117.2 kPa (162 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 497.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6.4 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 115.62 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
85.04 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
114.04 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.76 kg/kW
19.64 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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.LW.TrLi.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 272 mm
Rear brake diameter 250 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.90
general
Carfolio.com ID56617
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 BMW 2000 Tii added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.