BMW E36 1992-1999


April 22, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 28, 2015
BMW E36 325i Coupe (1992)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
136
0-60 mph
7.7
1/4 mile
15.8
BHP
189 @5900rpm
Torque lbft
181 @4700rpm
BHP per ton
138
Engine capacity CC/CU
2494/152
Engine type
Straight 6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
174.5
Width (in)
67
Height (in)
54
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3020
Additional Info: The E36 is a much praised and liked car.

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BMW E36 328i Coupe (1996)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
147
0-60 mph
7.2
0-100 mph
17.5
1/4 mile
15
BHP
190 @5300rpm
Torque lbft
208 @3950rpm
BHP per ton
136
MPG UK/US
32/27
Engine capacity CC/CU
2793/170
Engine type
Straight 6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
174.5
Width (in)
67
Height (in)
54
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3075
Additional Info: Seemingly very little difference in hp over the 325, but with noticeably more torque.


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BMW E36 M3 Coupe (UK Spec) (1993)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-50 mph
5.4
0-60 mph
6
0-100 mph
13.2
1/4 mile
14
0-1 km
25.6
BHP
282 @7000rpm
Torque lbft
236 @3600rpm
BHP per ton
192
MPG UK/US
27/22
Engine capacity CC/CU
2990/182
Engine type
Straight 6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
174.5
Width (in)
70.7
Height (in)
52.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3219
Additional Info: Now with 3.0 litres. A cabriolet and saloon were added to the line-up in 1994. Other countries specs vary, such as the US having just 240bhp.

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BMW M3 Evolution Coupe (1995)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-30 mph
2.2
0-60 mph
5.4
0-100 mph
12.2
1/4 mile
13.8
0-1 km
24.3
BHP
317 @7400rpm
Torque lbft
258 @3250rpm
BHP per ton
209
MPG UK/US
25/21
Engine capacity CC/CU
3201/195
Engine type
Straight 6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
11.3:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
174.5
Width (in)
67.3
Height (in)
52.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3340
Additional Info: Now 3.2 litres and 317bhp. Has a new 6 speed gearbox. Numerous other special editions were also built, such as the M3 GT for racing purposes.


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