BMW Z3 E36 / 7-E36 / 8 [restyling] coupe 2.8 AT (1998–2000)

Car model: BMW (BMW) Title: BMW Model: Z3 Generation: E36 / 7-E36 / 8 [restyling] coupe Modification: 2.8 AT Year of issue: 1998–2000

Main characteristics


Rear axle load (kg)870
Front axle load (kg)830
Maximum amount of luggage (l)410
The minimum amount of luggage (l)210
Front wheel track (mm)1413
Wheelbase (mm)2446
Height (mm)1306
Width (mm)1740
Rear wheel track (mm)1494
Load capacity (kg)270
Permissible gross weight (kg)1610
Curb Weight (kg)1415
Length (mm)4025


Bore (mm)84
Number of valves per cylinderFour
Number of cylinders6
Piston stroke (mm)84
Maximum torque (N • m)280
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)3500
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm)5500
Intake typeDistributed injection
Engine configurationRow
Engine power (hp)193
Engine capacity (cm3)2793
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of stepsFour
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDisk drives
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear suspensionIndependent, spring, on longitudinal levers, with anti-roll bar
Front suspensionIndependent spring McPherson, with hydraulic shock absorbers, with stabilizer bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel consumption in the combined cycle (l / 100 km)10.4
Fuel tank capacity (l)51
Fuel consumption on the highway (l / 100 km)8.1
Fuel consumption in the city (l / 100 km)14.4
Environmental standardEURO III
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s)7.1
Maximum speed (km / h)229
Recommended fuelAI-92


Turning diameter (m)Ten
Power steeringPower steering

Tires, wheels:

Rim width77
Rim diameterSixteenSixteen
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD)120120
Number of mounting holesFiveFive
Tire diameterSixteenSixteen
Tire height5050
Tire width225225