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  BMW 502 Limousine
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1954 - 1961
Numbers built:9059 (all versions)
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 2,580 cc / 157.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 74.0 mm (2.9 in) / 75.0 mm (3 in)
Compression 7.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 1 Solex 30 PAAJ Carburettor
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 100 bhp / 75 KW @ 4,800 rpm
Torque 180 Nm / 133 ft lbs @ 2,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 39 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis steel body on box-type chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, 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 1,440 kilo / 3,175 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,730 mm (186.2 in) / 1,780 mm (70.1 in) / 1,530 mm (60.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,835 mm (111.6 in) / 1,330 mm (52.4 in) / 1,416 mm (55.7 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.07 bhp / kg
Top Speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
0-60 mph 17.0 s

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