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1978 BMW M1 E26 specs

Curb weight 1290 kilograms (2844 pounds)
Year introduced 1978
Displacement 3500 cubic centimeters (3.5 liters / 214 cubic inches)
Maximum power 277 metric horsepower (274 brake horsepower / 204 kilowatts)
Maximum torque 330 Newton-meters (243 pound-feet)
Engine location mid-mounted
Drive front wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 5.7 seconds
0 to 100 kph 6 seconds
Quarter mile 14.3 s @ 104 mph
Top speed 265 kph / 165 mph

M1 E26 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 6.2 s @ 63 mph
1/8 mile 9.5 s @ 84 mph
1000 feet 12.1 s @ 95 mph
1/4 mile 14.3 s @ 104 mph
2000 feet 18.5 s @ 116 mph

M1 E26 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 0.9 s
0 - 20 mph 1.8 s
0 - 30 mph 2.7 s
0 - 40 mph 3.6 s
0 - 50 mph 4.6 s
0 - 60 mph 5.7 s
0 - 70 mph 7.1 s
0 - 80 mph 8.8 s
0 - 90 mph 10.8 s
0 - 100 mph 13.2 s
0 - 110 mph 16.3 s
0 - 120 mph 20.2 s

M1 E26 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.6 s
0 - 20 kph 1.1 s
0 - 30 kph 1.7 s
0 - 40 kph 2.2 s
0 - 50 kph 2.8 s
0 - 60 kph 3.4 s
0 - 70 kph 4 s
0 - 80 kph 4.6 s
0 - 90 kph 5.3 s
0 - 100 kph 6 s
0 - 110 kph 6.9 s
0 - 120 kph 7.8 s
0 - 130 kph 8.9 s
0 - 140 kph 10.2 s
0 - 150 kph 11.6 s
0 - 160 kph 13.1 s
0 - 170 kph 14.8 s
0 - 180 kph 16.9 s
0 - 190 kph 19.5 s
0 - 200 kph 21.8 s

M1 E26 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.4 s @ 105 kph
200 meters 9.5 s @ 134 kph
300 meters 12 s @ 152 kph
400 meters 14.2 s @ 167 kph
500 meters 16.4 s @ 177 kph
600 meters 18.3 s @ 185 kph
700 meters 20.3 s @ 193 kph

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