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BMW 328

Date of manufacture 1937-1939
Bodywork type(s) 2 seater sports
Engine Type Inline six-cylinder
Capacity 1971cc
Bore x stroke 66mm x 96mm
Power 80bhp at 4500rpm
Compression 7.5:1
Carburettors 3, Solex 30 mm, downdraught
Valve design 45° V-inclined, overhead, 2 per cylinder
Valve gear Pushrods and rocker arms from cam in block driven by duplex chain
Electrics 6 volt
Transmission Clutch Dry single disc. Fichtel & Sachs, K 12, 200 mm diameter.
Gearbox ratios ZF Hurth
1st 3.07:1 3.63:1
2nd 1.82:1 2.07:1
3rd 1.25:1 1.50:1
4th 1.00:1 1.00:1
Axle ratio 3.70:1 3.88:1
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   hydraulic, self adjusting
Handbrake, cable on rear wheels
Dimensions Wheelbase 2400mm
Track front/rear 1153/1220mm
Length/width 3900mm x 1550
Tyres 5.25 x 16
General Fuel capacity 50 litres
Max speed 95 mph
Number produced 464 including 2 Mille Miglia cars, (52 rhd)
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