BMW 8 Series E31 Coupe 840Ci MT (1995–1999)

Car model: BMW (BMW) Title: BMW Model: 8 series Generation: E31kupe Modification: 840Ci MT Year of issue: 1995–1999

Main characteristics


Rear axle load (kg)1190
Front axle load (kg)1100
The minimum amount of luggage (l)360
Front wheel track (mm)1554
Wheelbase (mm)2684
Height (mm)1340
Width (mm)1855
Rear wheel track (mm)1562
Ground clearance (mm)140
Load capacity (kg)420
Permissible gross weight (kg)2200
Curb Weight (kg)1780
Length (mm)4780


Bore (mm)92
Number of valves per cylinderFour
Number of cylindersEight
Piston stroke (mm)82.7
Maximum torque (N • m)420
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)3900
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm)5700
Intake typeDistributed injection
Engine configurationV-shaped
Engine power (hp)286
Engine capacity (cm3)4398
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of steps6
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesVentilated discs
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear suspensionDrive axle, trailing arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front suspensionIndependent, lever, spring, with hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel consumption in the combined cycle (l / 100 km)13.1
Fuel tank capacity (l)90
Fuel consumption on the highway (l / 100 km)9.3
Fuel consumption in the city (l / 100 km)19.7
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s)6.6
Maximum speed (km / h)250
Recommended fuelAI-95


Turning diameter (m)11.5
Power steeringPower steering

Tires, wheels:

Rim width7.57.5
Rim diameterSixteenSixteen
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD)120120
Number of mounting holesFiveFive
Tire diameterSixteenSixteen
Tire height5050
Tire width235235