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Figures & Specs: BMW 3 Series M3 SMG 2d E46 - [2001]

BMW 3 Series Engine & Transmission | Figures & Specs.

BMW 3 Series Engine:

The Coupe version of the 3 Series model has a 3246 cc (198.0 ci) 24 valve Straight 6 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.

BMW 3 Series Transmission:

This particular BMW 3 Series M3 SMG 2d E46 has a 6 speed / Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.

BMW 3 Series Power & Torque | Figures & Specs.

BMW 3 Series Power:

The 3 Series's 3246 cc (198.0 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 343 bhp (255 kW) @ 7900 rpm.

BMW 3 Series Torque:

The BMW 3 Series produces torque measuring 269 lb-ft (364.7 Nm) @ 4900 rpm.

BMW 3 Series Power to Weight:

The 3 Series weighs around 1577 kg (3476 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 217.5 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 170.5 lb-ft of torque per ton.

BMW 3 Series Top Speed & Acceleration Performance | Figures & Specs.

BMW 3 Series Top Speed:

The BMW 3 Series M3 SMG 2d E46 - [2001] has a top speed of 160 mph (257.4 kph)

BMW 3 Series Acceleration:

This 3 Series accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 4.8 seconds or 0-100kph in 5.0s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 13.93 seconds with a trap speed of 100.8 mph.

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 2001 | Type: Coupe
  • Engine: 3246 cc (198.0 ci) 24 Valve
  • Engine Formation: Straight 6
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 6 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 160 mph (257.4 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 4.8 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 5.0 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 11.5 secs
  • Power: 343 bhp (255 kW) @ 7900 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1577 kgs (3476 lbs)
  • Torque: 269 lb-ft (364.7 Nm) @ 4900 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 13.51 secs @ 100.8 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 217.5 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 170.5 lb-ft
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