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E26 Versions

E26 Versions

- M1 (1978)

BMW E26 M1 Specs

(1978 - 1981) - Technical Specifications for Years 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 5.6 seconds, a maximum top speed of 163 mph (262 km/h), a curb weight of 2866 lbs (1300 kgs), the E26 M1 has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M88.
This engine produces a maximum power of 277 PS (273 bhp - 204 kW) at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 330 Nm (243 lb.ft) at 5000 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 E26 has Double-wishbone suspension configuration with height-adjustable Bilstein shocks and double unequal-legnth control arms and a 23mm anti-roll bar front suspension and Double-wishbone suspension configuration with height-adjustable Bilstein shocks and double unequal-legnth control arms and a 19mm anti-roll bar rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 205 / 55 on 16 inch rims at the front, and 205 / 55 on 16 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E26 M1 braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Vented Discs at the rear.
The E26 model is a car manufactured by BMW, sold new from year 1978 to 1981, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E26 M1 Engine Technical Data BMW E26 M1 Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : M88
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Kugelfischer-Bosh Mechanical injection
Engine Position : Mid-engine
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 3453 cm3 or 210.7 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 93.4 x 84 mm
3.66 x 3.31 inches
Number of valves : 24 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 277 PS or 273 bhp or 204 kW @ 6500 rpm
Maximum torque : 330 Nm or 243 lb.ft @ 5000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E26 M1 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E26 M1 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: - L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity : 70 L
15.4 UK gallons
18.5 US gallons
CO2 emissions : - g/Km

BMW E26 M1 Performance BMW E26 M1 Performance

Top Speed : 262 km/h or 163 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 5.6 s

BMW E26 M1 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E26 M1 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 256 cm or 100.79 inches
Length : 436 cm or 171.65 inches
Width : 182 cm or 71.65 inches
Height : 114 cm or 44.88 inches
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (300 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Vented Discs (297 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 205/55 R16
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 205/55 R16
Curb Weight : 1300 kg OR 2866 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 4.69 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : - L
Front Suspension : Double-wishbone suspension configuration with height-adjustable Bilstein shocks and double unequal-legnth control arms and a 23mm anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : Double-wishbone suspension configuration with height-adjustable Bilstein shocks and double unequal-legnth control arms and a 19mm anti-roll bar

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