BMW Z3 1996-2002


April 24, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015
BMW Z3 2.2 (2000-2002)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
139
0-60 mph
7.7
BHP
170 @6100rpm
Torque lbft
155 @3500rpm
BHP per ton
126
MPG UK/US
30/25
Engine capacity CC/CU
2171/132
Engine type
Staright 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
Length (in)
159.4
Width (in)
68.5
Height (in)
50.9
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2959
Additional Info: Others include a 1.8 litre with 118bhp and around 10 secs to 60, two 1.9 litre’s, one also with 118bhp 0-60 in 10 secs and one with 140bhp that gets to 60 in 9.2 secs and also a 2.0 litre with 150bhp and 0-60 in around 8.6 secs. See below for the 2.8 and 3.0.

 

BMW Z3 2.8 (1997-2000)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
140
0-60 mph
6.7
1/4 mile
14.9
BHP
193 @5300rpm
Torque lbft
206 @3950rpm
BHP per ton
144
MPG UK/US
30/25
Engine capacity CC/CU
2793/170
Engine type
Staright 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
2
Length (in)
158.5
Width (in)
66.6 (97/98) 68.5 (99-02)
Height (in)
50.7 (97/98) 50.9 (99-02)
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2950
Additional Info: A Coupe was available in Europe as well.

 

Z3 3.0 (2000-2002)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
149
0-60 mph
6
0-1 km
25.5
BHP
231 @5900rpm
Torque lbft
221 @3500rpm
BHP per ton
170
MPG UK/US
29/24
Engine capacity CC/CU
2979/182
Engine type
Staright 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
2
Length (in)
158.5
Width (in)
68.5
Height (in)
50.9
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2992
Additional Info: A Coupe was available in Europe as well (see pics above).

 

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