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1993 BMW 8 Series (E31) 840i 4.0 (286 Hp)

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Key specs

BMW 8 Series Coupe 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996

What is the body type, BMW 8 Series (E31)?Coupe, 2 Doors, 4 Seats
How fast is the car, 1993 8 Series (E31) 840i 4.0 (286 Hp)?250 km/h | 155.34 mph
0-100 km/h: 6.9 sec
0-60 mph: 6.6 sec
How much power, BMW 8 Series Coupe 1993 840i 4.0 (286 Hp)?286 Hp, 400 Nm
295.02 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size, BMW 8 Series Coupe 1993 840i 4.0 (286 Hp)?4.0 l
3982 cm3
243 cu. in.
How many cylinders, 1993 BMW 840i 4.0 (286 Hp)?8, V-engine
What is the drivetrain, BMW 8 Series (E31) Coupe 1993 840i 4.0 (286 Hp)?Rear wheel drive. Internal Combustion engine. The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
How long is this vehicle, 1993 BMW 8 Series Coupe?4780 mm
188.19 in.
How wide is the vehicle, 1993 BMW 8 Series Coupe?1855 mm
73.03 in.
What is the curb weight, 1993 BMW 8 Series (E31) 840i 4.0 (286 Hp)?1780 kg
3924.23 lbs.
What is the gross weight, 1993 BMW 8 Series (E31) 840i 4.0 (286 Hp)?2180 kg
4806.08 lbs.
How much trunk (boot) space, 1993 BMW 8 Series Coupe?320 l
11.3 cu. ft.
How many gears, What type is the gearbox, 1993 BMW 8 Series (E31) 840i 4.0 (286 Hp)?6, manual transmission

BMW 8 Series (E31) 840i 4.0 (286 Hp) 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 Specs

General information
BrandBMW
Model 8 Series
Generation 8 Series (E31)
Modification (Engine) 840i 4.0 (286 Hp)
Start of production 1993 year
End of production 1996 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body typeCoupe
Seats 4
Doors 2
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - urban 19.2 l/100 km 12.25 US mpg
14.71 UK mpg
5.21 km/l
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 9 l/100 km 26.13 US mpg
31.39 UK mpg
11.11 km/l
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h6.9 sec
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph6.9 sec
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 6.6 sec
Maximum speed 250 km/h 155.34 mph
Weight-to-power ratio 6.2 kg/Hp, 160.7 Hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 4.5 kg/Nm, 224.7 Nm/tonne
Engine specs
Power 286 Hp @ 5800 rpm.
Power per litre 71.8 Hp/l
Torque 400 Nm @ 4500 rpm. 295.02 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Engine Model/Code M60B40
Engine displacement 3982 cm3 243 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 8
Position of cylinders V-engine
Cylinder Bore 89 mm 3.5 in.
Piston Stroke 80 mm 3.15 in.
Compression ratio 10
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Fuel System Multi-point indirect injection
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine oil capacity 7.5 l 7.93 US qt | 6.6 UK qt
Coolant 12.5 l 13.21 US qt | 11 UK qt
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1780 kg 3924.23 lbs.
Max. weight 2180 kg 4806.08 lbs.
Max load 400 kg 881.85 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 320 l 11.3 cu. ft.
Fuel tank capacity 90 l 23.78 US gal | 19.8 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm 188.19 in.
Width 1855 mm 73.03 in.
Height 1340 mm 52.76 in.
Wheelbase 2648 mm 104.25 in.
Front track 1554 mm 61.18 in.
Rear (Back) track 1562 mm 61.5 in.
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission) 6
Front suspension Wishbone
Rear suspension Helical spring
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesDisc
Assisting systemsABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Steering type Steering rack and pinion
Power steering Hydraulic Steering
Tires size 235/50 R16
Wheel rims size16