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Official BMW Club

Official BMW Club

Official BMW Club


BMW 335

Date of manufacture

1939 – 1943

Bodywork type(s)

4 door saloon, 2 door and 4 door Cabriolet


Type Inline six-cylinder

Capacity 3485cc

Bore x stroke 82mm x 110mm

Power 90bhp at 3500rpm

Compression 5.8:1

Carburettors 1 twin choke Solex 35 mm up draught

Valve design Overhead, 2 per cylinder

Valve gear Camshaft in block. Rockers, tappets and springs

Electrics 12 volt


Clutch Dry single disc. (Fichtel & Sachs, K 12 with 200 mm dia. )

Gearbox ratios

ZF ( AK 4 S 20 )

1st                   3.89:1

2nd                  2.165:1

3rd                  1.355:1

4th                    1.00:1

Axle ratio 2.90

Synchromesh 1st – 4th


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


Wheelbase 2984mm

Track front/rear 1306mm/1404mm

Length/width 4840mm x 1700mm

Tyres 6.00 x 16 on 400 E x 16 wheels


Fuel capacity 65 litres

Max speed 96 mph

Number produced 415

Club Mailing Address

BMW Historic Motor Club
Lower Norgrove,
Yarrington Road,

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