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  BMW Z8
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1999 - 2002
Numbers built:5703
Introduced at:1999 Frankfurt Motor Show
Internal name:E52
Source:Company press release
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 4,941 cc / 301.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 94.0 mm (3.7 in) / 89.0 mm (3.5 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Bosch MSS 52 Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 400 bhp / 298 KW @ 6,600 rpm
Torque 500 Nm / 369 ft lbs @ 3,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 81 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body pressed aluminium panels
Chassis aluminium spaceframe
Front suspension McPherson struts, wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round, ABS
Gearbox 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,585 kilo / 3,494 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,400 mm (173.2 in) / 1,830 mm (72 in) / 1,317 mm (51.9 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,505 mm (98.6 in) / 1,553 mm (61.1 in) / 1,568 mm (61.7 in)
Tyres 275/40 - ZR18

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.25 bhp / kg
Top Speed 250 km/h (155 mph) (limited)
0-60 mph 4.5 s

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