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BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8i Specs

(1998 - 2000) - Technical Specifications for Years 1998, 1999, 2000
With a fuel consumption of 9.4 litres/100km - 30 mpg UK - 25 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 6.9 seconds, a maximum top speed of 140 mph (225 km/h), a curb weight of 2998 lbs (1360 kgs), the Z3 Roadster 2.8i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M52B28.
This engine produces a maximum power of 193 PS (190 bhp - 142 kW) at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 280 Nm (206 lb.ft) at 3500 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 Z3 Roadster has Single-joint spring struts front suspension and Semi-trailing arm rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 225 / 50 on 16 inch rims at the front, and 225 / 50 on 16 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the Z3 Roadster 2.8i braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
The Z3 Roadster model is a car manufactured by BMW, with 2 doors and 2 seats, sold new from year 1998 to 2000, and available after that as a used car.

BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8i Engine Technical Data BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8i Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : M52B28
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Siemens DME MS42.0
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2793 cm3 or 170.4 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 84 x 84 mm
3.31 x 3.31 inches
Number of valves : 24 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 10.2
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 193 PS or 190 bhp or 142 kW @ 5500 rpm
Maximum torque : 280 Nm or 206 lb.ft @ 3500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 9.4 L/100km
30 mpg UK / 25 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 7.4 L/100km
38 mpg UK / 32 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 12.9 L/100km
22 mpg UK / 18 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 51 L
11.2 UK gallons
13.5 US gallons
Range : 542 Km or 337 miles
CO2 emissions : 225 g/Km (BMW)

BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8i Performance BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8i Performance

Top Speed : 225 km/h or 140 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 6.9 s
Acceleration 0 to 1000m : 27.4 s

BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 244.6 cm or 96.3 inches
Length : 405 cm or 159.45 inches
Width : 174 cm or 68.5 inches
Height : 129.3 cm or 50.91 inches
Num. of Seats : 2
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.42
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (286 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (272 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 225/50 R16
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 225/50 R16
Curb Weight : 1360 kg OR 2998 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 7.05 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 165 L
Front Suspension : Single-joint spring struts
Rear Suspension : Semi-trailing arm

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