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1986 BMW M3 E30 specs


Curb weight 1300 kilograms (2866 pounds)
Year introduced 1986
Displacement 2300 cubic centimeters (2.3 liters / 140 cubic inches)
Maximum power 200 metric horsepower (197 brake horsepower / 147 kilowatts)
Maximum torque 240 Newton-meters (177 pound-feet)
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 5.9 seconds
0 to 100 kph 6.5 seconds
Quarter mile 16.5 s @ 102 mph
Top speed 239 kph / 149 mph


M3 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 6.5 s @ 62 mph
1/8 mile 10.4 s @ 82 mph
1000 feet 13.7 s @ 94 mph
1/4 mile 16.5 s @ 102 mph
2000 feet 21.6 s @ 112 mph
1/2 mile 25.8 s @ 117 mph
3000 feet 27.9 s @ 119 mph
3500 feet 30.8 s @ 121 mph
4000 feet 33.5 s @ 124 mph

M3 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 0.8 s
0 - 20 mph 1.4 s
0 - 30 mph 1.9 s
0 - 40 mph 2.7 s
0 - 50 mph 3.9 s
0 - 60 mph 5.9 s
0 - 70 mph 9.1 s
0 - 80 mph 13.6 s
0 - 90 mph 18.8 s
0 - 100 mph 24.1 s
0 - 110 mph 28.9 s
0 - 120 mph 32.6 s

M3 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.6 s
0 - 20 kph 1.0 s
0 - 30 kph 1.3 s
0 - 40 kph 1.6 s
0 - 50 kph 2.0 s
0 - 60 kph 2.4 s
0 - 70 kph 3.0 s
0 - 80 kph 3.9 s
0 - 90 kph 5.0 s
0 - 100 kph 6.5 s
0 - 110 kph 8.5 s
0 - 120 kph 11.1 s
0 - 130 kph 14.0 s
0 - 140 kph 17.2 s
0 - 150 kph 20.5 s
0 - 160 kph 23.8 s
0 - 170 kph 26.9 s
0 - 180 kph 29.7 s
0 - 190 kph 32.0 s
0 - 200 kph 33.7 s

M3 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.8 s @ 103 kph
200 meters 10.3 s @ 131 kph
300 meters 13.5 s @ 151 kph
400 meters 16.4 s @ 164 kph
500 meters 19.0 s @ 173 kph
600 meters 21.4 s @ 179 kph
700 meters 23.6 s @ 184 kph
800 meters 25.7 s @ 188 kph
900 meters 27.6 s @ 191 kph
1 kilometers 29.5 s @ 193 kph
1.1 kilometers 31.4 s @ 196 kph
1.2 kilometers 33.2 s @ 199 kph

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