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BMW 326

Date of manufacture 1936 – 1941
Bodywork type(s) 4 door saloon, 2 door and 4 door cabriolets
Engine Type Inline six-cylinder
Capacity 1971cc
Bore x stroke 66mm x 96mm
Power 50bhp at 3750rpm
Compression 6.1:1
Carburettors 2, Solex 26 mm up draught
Valve design Overhead, 2 per cylinder
Valve gear Camshaft in block. Rockers, tappets and springs
Electrics 6 volt
Transmission Clutch Dry single disc. (Fichtel & Sachs, K 12 with 200 mm dia.)
Gearbox ratios Hurth
1st 3.85:1 ( freewheel options on 1st and 2nd gear)
2nd 2.38:1
3rd 1.54:1
4th 1.00:1
Axle ratio 4.875
Synchromesh 3rd – 4th
Chassis Frame Welded low floor chassis with box section side members
Suspension Front: Transverse leaf spring with upper wishbones and integral double acting shock absorbers
Rear: Longitudinal torsion bars, rigid axle and lever arm double acting shock absorbers
Foot operated one shot central oil lubrication system
Steering Rack and pinion
Brakes Four wheel hydraulic, self adjusting
Handbrake, cable on rear wheels
Dimensions Wheelbase 2870mm
Track front/rear 1300mm/1400mm
Length/width 4600mm/1600mm
Tyres ( 1936: 5.25 x 17 ) 5.50 x 16
General Fuel capacity 60 litres
Max speed 72 mph
Number produced 15936
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