BMW 507 Series II 

  • $9k built in Germany
  • 1957-1959
  • 150 HP 3.2L
  • 124 mph
To increase space behind the rear wheels, BMW removed the valence and reduced the size of the fuel tank from 120 to 65 liters.
by www.supercars.net
Compression was increased to 7.8:1 which increased power from 140 to 150bhp at 5000 rpm.
by www.supercars.net

Road Tests Real world tests of the BMW 507 Series II

0-60mph

507 Series II
8.8 s
LaFerrari
2.7 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

507 Series II
124 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

1/4 mile

507 Series II
16.5 s
LaFerrari
9.72 s
Agera R
10.1 s

Data points Key details of the BMW 507 Series II

Price

507 Series II
$9k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

507 Series II
150 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

BMW 507 Series II

www.supercars.net
Compression was increased to 7.8:1 which increased power from 140 to 150bhp at 5000 rpm.
To increase space behind the rear wheels, BMW removed the valence and reduced the size of the fuel tank from 120 to 65 liters.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand BMW
Price $8,988
Type of car Production car
Year 1957-1959

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 18.81 lb/hp
Maximum hp 150 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 163 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,160 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 7.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.23 in / 2.95 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 124 mph
1/4 mile 16.5 s
0-60mph 8.8 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,822 lb
Width 65 in
Height 51.2 in
Length 172.4 in
Front track width 56.9 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in
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