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BMW 3200CS

Date of manufacture 1962 – 1965
Bodywork type(s) 4 seater Coupe by Bertone
Engine Type 90⁰ V8
Capacity 3168cc
Bore x stroke 82mm x 75mm
Power 160bhp @ 5600rpm
Compression 9:1
Carburettors 2, Zenith Twin choke 36 mm downdraught
Valve design Overhead, 2 per cylinder
Valve gear Central camshaft. Rockers, tappets and springs
Electrics 12 volt
Transmission Clutch Dry single disc   Fichtel & Sachs HB 18, 225 mm diameter
Gearbox ratios ZF S4 – 15            ZF S4 – 17        ( as 507 )
1st 3.71:1            3.387:1
2nd 2.27:1            2.073:1
3rd 1.49:1            1.364:1
4th 1.00:1            1.000:1
Axle ratio 3.90            3.70
Synchromesh 1st – 4th
Chassis Frame “Full protection” longitudinal box section with tubular cross beams
Suspension Front: Double wishbones, adjustable torsion bars with anti roll bar
Rear: Live axle with Panhard rod and adjustable torsion bars
Steering Bevel gear segment and pinion
Brakes Four wheel hydraulic with servo, front discs, rear drums
Handbrake: cable on rear wheels
Dimensions Wheelbase 2835 mm
Track front/rear 1330 mm/1416 mm
Length/width 4839 mm/1720 mm
Tyres 185 HR 15
General Fuel capacity 75 litres
Max speed 124 mph
Number produced 603   ( incl. 1 Cabriolet )
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