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BMW 700

Date of manufacture 1959 – 1964
Bodywork type(s) Saloon and Coupe
Engine Type 2 cylinder four stroke boxer, air cooled
Capacity 697cc
Bore x stroke 78mm x 73mm
Power 30 bhp @ 5000rpm
Compression 7.5:1
Carburettors 1, Solex 34 mm downdraught
Valve design V-pattern overhead
Valve gear Gear-driven central camshaft. Push rods, rockers, tappets and springs
Electrics 12 volt, “Dynastart” system
Transmission Clutch Dry single disc
Gearbox ratios
1st 3.54:1
2nd 1.94:1
3rd 1.27:1
4th 0.839:1
Axle ratio 5.43
Synchromesh 1st – 4th
Chassis Frame Unitary construction with steel bodywork
Suspension Front: Leading trailing arms, coil springs and hydraulic dampers
Rear: Trailing arms, coil springs and hydraulic dampers
Steering Rack & pinion
Brakes Front & rear: hydraulic
Handbrake: cable on rear wheels
Dimensions Wheelbase 2120mm
Track front/rear 1270mm/1200mm
Length/width 3540mm x 1480mm
Tyres 5.50 x 12
General Fuel capacity 30 litres
Max speed Saloon 75 mph; Coupe 78 mph
Number produced 82,037

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