BMW 8-series · 840 Ci · Coupe · 1996 ‐ 1999

In 1996 BMW started production of autos model 8-series, modification 840 Ci and terminated it in 1999. This auto has two doors, the body is in the form a coupe, weight 1.8 tons and length 4.8 meters, which can seat 4 people total.

«8-series 840 Ci» vehicle with a 6-speed manual transmission is fitted to the rear-wheels. This automobile can be accelerated for 6.6 s to 100 km/h, with a top speed of 250 km/h, owing to a 8-cylinders petrol motor engine with a «multipoint injection system», which produce a maximum output of 286 horsepower at 5700 rpm.

Fuel tank capacity of this vehicle is 90 liters of petrol, therefore when normal fuel rate is 12.8 l per 100 km (9 l on the highway, 19.2 l in the city), what allows drive nearly 704 kilometers unrefueled.

The front wheels of this model have ventilated disks, 324 mm brakes and fixed to the underframe with help of suspension «MacPherson, independent, coil springs» and equipped sway bar. Rearward wheels have disks, 324 mm brakes and fixed to the undercarriage through suspension type «Multilink, coil springs» and equipped sway bar. Tires have the next measure - 235/50WR16.

BMW 8-series is not examined for crash test Euro NCAP. Furthermore to active safety features (ABS, ESP, Traction control), it is also has passive safety systems (driver, passenger airbags).

Specifications of BMW 8-series 840 Ci

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Common data
MakerBMW Series8-series Model840 Ci Production year1996 ‐ 1999 Body typeCoupeDoors number2Number of seats4FuelPetrolDriveRearTransmission typeManualNumber of gears6

Performance
Maximum speed250 km/h
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Acceleration to 100 km/h6.6 seconds
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Fuel consumption     - average12.8 l per 100 km
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    - in the city19.2 l per 100 km    - on the highway9 l per 100 kmFuel tank volume90 lAverage cruising range704 km

Chassis
Tire size235/50WR16Front breaksventilated disks, 324 mmRear breaksdisks, 324 mm
Front suspension
MacPherson, independent, Coil springs
Rear suspension
Multilink, Coil springs
Front stabilizerYesRear stabilizerYesTurning radius11.5 m

Options
Airbags     - driver    - passengerABSESPTraction controlCentral door lockingElectric windowsPower steeringCruise controlAir conditioningDual-zone climate

Exterior options
Opening sunroofInterval wipersElectric mirrorsRear privacy glassXenon headlampsAuto-switching of lightHeadlight washersBurglar alarms
Engine
Volume4398 cc
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CylindersV8Valves4Valve operationDOHCPower286 hp (5700 rpm)
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Torque420 Nm (3900 rpm)
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Compression10 : 1Bore and stroke92,0 x 82,7 mmFuel systemMultipoint injectionCatalytic converterRegularEmissions of CO2304 g/km

Weights and loads
Curb weight1780 kg
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Max permitted weight2200 kg
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Max payload420 kgMax load on roof75 kgMax braked trailer mass1600 kgMax unbraked trailer mass750 kg

External dimensions
Length4780 mm
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Width1855 mm
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Height1340 mm
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Front track1554 mmRear track1562 mmWheelbase2684 mm
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Internal dimensions
Luggage volume320 lRear headspace8870 mm

Interior options
Seats options:     - leather    - heigh adjustment    - electric    - heated    - rear headrests    - rear foldableOdometerCoolant temperatureExternal temperatureBoard computerLeather rudderRudder adjustmentAudio systemAuto-dimming mirrorLamp for readingLighted makeup mirrorLight regulated panelTachometer
 
 
 
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