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BMW 315

Date of manufacture 1934-1937
Bodywork type(s) Saloon, Cabriolet, Tourer, Limo/Cabriolet,(Some Frazer Nash-BMWs with English Coachwork)
Engine Type Inline 6 cylinder
Capacity 1490cc
Bore x stroke 58mm x 94mm
Power 34bhp @ 4000rpm
Compression 5.6:1
Carburettors 2, Solex 26 mm updraught
Valve design Overhead, 2 per cylinder
Valve gear Camshaft in block. Push rods, rockers, tappets and springs
Electrics 6 volt
Transmission Clutch Dry single disc. Fichtel & Sachs, K 10, 180 mm diameter.
Gearbox ratios Hurth
1st 4.08:1
2nd 2.35:1
3rd 1.52:1
4th 1.00:1
Axle ratio 5.15
Synchromesh 3rd and 4th
Chassis Frame Lightweight “A”-frame with two longitudinal tubular members, with varying diameter from 90 mm to 60 mm dependant on load , and three rectangular cross members
Suspension Front: Transverse leaf spring with lower wishbones and integral single acting shock absorbers
Rear: Longitudinal leaf springs with rigid axle and lever arm double acting shock absorbers
Foot operated one shot central oil lubrication system
Steering Rack and pinion
Brakes Four wheel   Bendix cable
Handbrake, cable on rear wheels
Dimensions Wheelbase 2400mm
Track front/rear 1153/1220mm
Length/width 3900mm x 1440mm
Tyres 5.25 x 16
General Fuel capacity 35 litres
Max speed 62 mph
Number produced 9765
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