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BMW 327

Date of manufacture 1937 – 1941
Bodywork type(s) Cabriolet and Fixed head coupe
Engine Type Inline six-cylinder
Capacity 1971cc
Bore x stroke 66mm x 96mm
Power 55 bhp at 4000 rpm
Compression 6.3:1
Carburettors 2, Solex, 26mm 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, K12, 200mm diameter
Gearbox ratios ZF ( AK 4 S 15 ) Hurth
1st 3.75:1 3.85:1
2nd 2.28:1 2.38:1
3rd 1.48:1 1.54:1
4th 1.00:1 1.00:1
Axle ratio 3.90:1 3.90:1
Synchromesh                  1th – 4th                3rd and 4th
Chassis Frame Low platform chassis with box-section side members
Suspension Front: Transverse leaf spring with upper wishbones and integral double 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   hydraulic, self adjusting
Handbrake, cable on rear wheels
Dimensions Wheelbase 2750mm
Track front/rear 1300mm/1300mm
Length/width 4500mm x 1600mm
Tyres 5.50 x 16
General Fuel capacity 50 litres
Max speed 78 mph
Number produced 1306
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