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 cylinder Four
Number of cylinders Eight
Piston stroke (mm) 82.7
Maximum torque (N • m) 420
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 3900
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 5700
Intake type Distributed injection
Engine configuration V-shaped
Engine power (hp) 286
Engine capacity (cm3) 4398
Engine’s type Petrol


Number of steps 6
Drive unit Rear
Transmission Mechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Ventilated discs
Front brakes Ventilated discs
Rear suspension Drive axle, trailing arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front suspension Independent, 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 fuel AI-95


Turning diameter (m) 11.5
Power steering Power steering

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim width 7.5 7.5
Rim diameter Sixteen Sixteen
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD) 120 120
Number of mounting holes Five Five
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter Sixteen Sixteen
Tire height 50 50
Tire width 235 235