BMW Z3 M 

  • $42k built in Germany
  • 1998
  • 240 HP 3.2L
  • 137 mph
The new 2001 m roadster & coupe now have the updated M3 inline-6.
by www.supercars.net
A slight horsepower decrease is caused by a smaller exhaust system.
by www.supercars.net

Road Tests Real world tests of the BMW Z3 M

0-60mph

BMW Z3 M
5.2 s
MX-5 Miata
6.8 s

Top speed

BMW Z3 M
137 mph
Cayman S
172 mph
BMW Z4 M
155 mph

0-100mph

BMW Z3 M
14.6 s
MX-5 Miata
19.5 s
MX-5 Miata
19 s

1/4 mile

BMW Z3 M
14 s
MX-5 Miata
16.3 s
MX-5 Miata
15.5 s

Data points Key details of the BMW Z3 M

Price

BMW Z3 M
$42k

Horsepower

BMW Z3 M
240 HP
BMW Z4 M
343 HP

In The News From around the web

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Dec

BMW Z3 M Roadster

www.supercars.net
A slight horsepower decrease is caused by a smaller exhaust system.
The new 2001 m roadster & coupe now have the updated M3 inline-6.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand BMW
Price $41,900
Year 1998

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 12.85 lb/hp
Maximum hp 240 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 236 ft-lb @ 3,800 RPM
Max RPM 6,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,152 cc
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.4 in / 3.53 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,085 lb
Width 68.5 in
Height 49.8 in
Length 158.5 in
Front track width 55 in
Wheelbase 96.8 in

road tests

Top speed 137 mph
1/4 mile 14 s
0-60mph 5.2 s
0-100mph 14.6 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Axle ratio 3.23:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 432/? 191
Rear wheels 432/? 229
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