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1996 BMW M3 E36 specs


Curb weight 1474 kilograms (3250 pounds)
Year introduced 1996
Displacement 3200 cubic centimeters (3.2 liters / 195 cubic inches)
Maximum power 321 metric horsepower (317 brake horsepower / 236 kilowatts)
Maximum torque 350 Newton-meters (258 pound-feet)
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 5.2 seconds
0 to 100 kph 5.5 seconds
Quarter mile 14.6 s @ 110 mph
Top speed 250 kph / 155 mph


M3 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 6.0 s @ 66 mph
1/8 mile 9.6 s @ 89 mph
1000 feet 12.4 s @ 102 mph
1/4 mile 14.6 s @ 110 mph
2000 feet 18.7 s @ 121 mph

M3 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 0.8 s
0 - 20 mph 1.4 s
0 - 30 mph 2.1 s
0 - 40 mph 2.9 s
0 - 50 mph 3.9 s
0 - 60 mph 5.2 s
0 - 70 mph 7.0 s
0 - 80 mph 9.5 s
0 - 90 mph 12.2 s
0 - 100 mph 15.0 s
0 - 110 mph 17.6 s
0 - 120 mph 19.5 s

M3 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.5 s
0 - 20 kph 1.0 s
0 - 30 kph 1.4 s
0 - 40 kph 1.8 s
0 - 50 kph 2.2 s
0 - 60 kph 2.6 s
0 - 70 kph 3.2 s
0 - 80 kph 3.8 s
0 - 90 kph 4.6 s
0 - 100 kph 5.5 s
0 - 110 kph 6.7 s
0 - 120 kph 8.1 s
0 - 130 kph 9.7 s
0 - 140 kph 11.4 s
0 - 150 kph 13.1 s
0 - 160 kph 14.9 s
0 - 170 kph 16.5 s
0 - 180 kph 18.0 s
0 - 190 kph 19.2 s
0 - 200 kph 20.1 s

M3 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.3 s @ 110 kph
200 meters 9.6 s @ 143 kph
300 meters 12.3 s @ 163 kph
400 meters 14.6 s @ 177 kph
500 meters 16.6 s @ 187 kph
600 meters 18.5 s @ 194 kph

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