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1972 - BMW - Turbo Prototype

Technical Specs of This Model
1. Turbo Prototype 1972
General Information
Make BMW
Model Turbo Prototype
Production Year 1972
Designer Paul Bracq
Production Number 2
Model Code
Model Family
Chassis and Dimensions
Chassis Type 2S FHC
Number of Doors 2
Wheelbase 2400 mm     (94,5 in)
Front Track 1550 mm     (61 in)
Rear Track 1530 mm     (60,2 in)
Length 4144 mm     (163,1 in)
Width 1880 mm     (74 in)
Height 1100 mm     (43,3 in)
Ground Clearance
Length / Wheelbase Ratio 1,73
Weight 980 kg     (2158,6 lb)
Weight Distribution (front/rear)
Fuel Capacity
Drag Coefficient
Frontal Area
Engine Specifications
Engine Manufacturer BMW
Engine Location Middle
Engine Alignment Transverse
Engine Construction
Coolant Type Water
Engine Type SOHC
Number of Cylinders and Placement S-4
Valves per Cylinder 2    (Total of 8 Pieces)
Engine Displacement 1991 cc     (121,5 cu in)
Bore 89 mm     (3,5 in)
Stroke 80 mm     (3,15 in)
Bore / Stroke Ratio 1,11
Unitary Capacity 497,75 cc/cylinder    (30,37 cu in/cylinder)
Number of Main Bearings
Compression Ratio
Fuel System Type Ku fuel inj.
Aspiration Type Turbo
Compressor Type
Intercooler Type
Catalytic Converter No
Maximum Engine Power
Maximum Engine Power rpm
Maximum Engine Torque
Maximum Engine Torque rpm
Engine Torque at Max. Engine Power rpm
Power / Weight Ratio
Power / Engine Displacement Ratio
CO2 Emissions
Fuel Consumption
0 - 80 km/h
0 - 60 mph
0 - 100 km/h 7 s
0 - 160 km/h
80 - 120 km/h (in top gear)
0 - 400 m Acceleration
0 - 1000 m Acceleration
Top Speed 249 km/h   (154,8 mph)
Gearbox and Transmission
Transmission Type 4M
Top Gear Ratio
Final Drive Ratio
Drive Wheels RWD (Rear Wheel Drive)
Handling, Suspension Geometry and Brakes
Steering Type rack & pinion
Steering Turns (lock to lock)
Turning Circle Diameter
Suspension (front) I.MS.TB.
Suspension (rear)
Brakes (front/rear)
Brake Disc Diameter (front)
Brake Disc Diameter (rear)
Wheels (front)
Wheels (rear)
Tyres (front)
Tyres (rear)