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  BMW 503 Cabriolet
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1956 - 1959
Numbers built:139
Designed by:Graf Goertz
Author:Pieter Melissen
Last updated:March 18, 2008
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Engine
Configuration 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction alloy block and head
Displacement 3,168 cc / 193.3 cu in
Bore / Stroke 82.0 mm (3.2 in) / 75.0 mm (3 in)
Compression 7.8:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 Zenith 32 NDIX Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 140 bhp / 104 KW @ 4,800 rpm
Torque 216 Nm / 159 ft lbs @ 3,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 44 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis alloy body on box-type frame
Front suspension triangles, torsion bars
Rear suspension live axle, torsion bars, torque reaction couplings, hydraulic dampers
Steering recirculating ball
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,500 kilo / 3,307 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,750 mm (187 in) / 1,710 mm (67.3 in) / 1,440 mm (56.7 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,835 mm (111.6 in) / 1,400 mm (55.1 in) / 1,420 mm (55.9 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.09 bhp / kg
Top Speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
0-60 mph 12.8 s

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