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E21 3 Series Versions

BMW E21 3 Series 323i Specs

(1980 - 1982) - Technical Specifications for Years 1980, 1981, 1982
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 8.3 seconds, a maximum top speed of 125 mph (201 km/h), a curb weight of 2447 lbs (1110 kgs), the E21 3 Series 323i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M20B23.
This engine produces a maximum power of 143 PS (141 bhp - 105 kW) at 5800 rpm and a maximum torque of 190 Nm (140 lb.ft) at 4500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 5 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the E21 3 Series has MacPherson struts coil springs and anti-roll bar front suspension and Semitrailing arms coil springs and anti-roll bar rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 185 / 70 on 13 inch rims at the front, and 185 / 70 on 13 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E21 3 Series 323i braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Drums at the rear.
The E21 3 Series model is a Sedan car manufactured by BMW, with 2 doors and 5 seats, sold new from year 1980 to 1982, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E21 3 Series 323i Engine Technical Data BMW E21 3 Series 323i Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : M20B23
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2315 cm3 or 141.3 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 80 x 76.8 mm
3.15 x 2.99 inches
Number of valves : 12 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9.5
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 143 PS or 141 bhp or 105 kW @ 5800 rpm
Maximum torque : 190 Nm or 140 lb.ft @ 4500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E21 3 Series 323i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E21 3 Series 323i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 6.8 L/100km
42 mpg UK / 35 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 9.1 L/100km
31 mpg UK / 26 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 12.8 L/100km
22 mpg UK / 18 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 58 L
12.8 UK gallons
15.3 US gallons
CO2 emissions : - g/Km

BMW E21 3 Series 323i Performance BMW E21 3 Series 323i Performance

Top Speed : 201 km/h or 125 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 8.3 s

BMW E21 3 Series 323i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E21 3 Series 323i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Sedan
Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 256.3 cm or 100.91 inches
Length : 435.5 cm or 171.46 inches
Width : 161 cm or 63.39 inches
Height : 138 cm or 54.33 inches
Front Axle : 1384 cm or 544.88 inches
Rear Axle : 1400 cm or 551.18 inches
Num. of Seats : 5
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.46
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (255 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums (250 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 185/70 R13
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 185/70 R13
Curb Weight : 1110 kg OR 2447 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 7.76 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 460 L
Steering : Rack and pinion.
Front Suspension : MacPherson struts coil springs and anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : Semitrailing arms coil springs and anti-roll bar

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