1968 BMW 2002 Tii E20

BMW 2002 Tii is a car that has a 2 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels. The 2002 Tii forms part of BMW's E20 family of cars. Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 2 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) at 5800 rpm and 178 Nm (131 lbft/18.2 kgm) at 4500 rpm respectively. The power is transferred to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. With a claimed kerb weight of 1026 kg, the BMW 2002 Tii manages to cover the 0-60 mph yardstick in 8.2 seconds and the quarter mile from rest in 16.5 seconds. Its maximum speed claimed is 193 km/h or 120 mph.

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BMW 2002 Tii -
BMW 2002 Tii
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Key facts

1968 BMW 2002 Tii E20 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4229 mm
How heavy?
1026 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?
178 Nm / 131 ft.lb / 18.2 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8.2 s
How fast?
193 km/h, 120 mph

BMW E20 models

BMW 2002 Turbo -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1991 cm3 169 PS 167 bhp 125 kW 1060 kg
BMW 2002 -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1991 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW 940 kg
BMW 2002 -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 1991 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW 995 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1991 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW 1030 kg

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1968 BMW 2002 Tii data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2502 mm 98.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1348 mm 53.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1348 mm 53.1 inches
Length 4229 mm 166.5 inches
Width 1562 mm 61.5 inches
Height 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Ground clearance 160 mm 6.3 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1026 kg 2262 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 46 litres 10.1 UK Gal 12.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
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)
178 Nm (131 ft·lb) (18.2 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
89.4 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Ku fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1123.5 kPa (162.9 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) 6.3 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 8.2 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.5 s
Standing kilometre 30.6 s
Maximum speed 193 km/h (120 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 128.47 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
94.48 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
126.71 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.58 kg/kW
17.68 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.CS.LW.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 256 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.45
general
Carfolio.com ID56826
Production total
Model code
Model family E20
RAC rating 19.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 BMW 2002 Tii added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.