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

From 1996 BMW launched production of automobiles type 8-series, modification of 840 Ci and closed it in 1999. The weight of the car is 1.8 tn and a length of 4.8 meters, It is shaped as coupe with two doors, and may be placed in a 4 people with a driver.

«8-series 840 Ci» is a rear wheel drive automobile with a 5-speed automatic gear shift. 8-cylinders petrol motor with «multipoint injection fuel system» can produce output 286 horsepower at 5700 rmp, allowing you to accelerate the auto for 7 s to 100 km/h and reach ceiling speed of 250 km/h.

Gas tank volume of this auto is 90 liters of petrol, therefore when medium fuel consumption is 12.8 l per 100 km (9.1 liters on the suburban, 19.1 liters in the urban), what let you to go roughly 704 kilometers unrefuelled.

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

BMW 8-series is not tested for crash test Euro NCAP. Furthermore to dynamic systems of safety (ABS, ESP, Traction control), it is also has passive systems of safety (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 typeAutomaticNumber of gears5

Performance
Maximum speed250 km/h
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Acceleration to 100 km/h7 seconds
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Fuel consumption     - average12.8 l per 100 km
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    - in the city19.1 l per 100 km    - on the highway9.1 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 weight1820 kg
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Max permitted weight2240 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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