BMW 700 / LS (1958 - 1965)

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Layout    
RR layout

Engine    
697 cc Flat twin

Transmission    
4 speed manual

Dimensions
Wheelbase    
2,120 mm (83 in)
LS: 2,280 mm (90 in)
Length    
3,540 mm (139 in)
LS: 3,860 mm (152 in)
Width    
1,480 mm (58 in)
Height    
1,270 mm (50 in)−1,360 mm (54 in)
Curb weight    
640 kg (1,410 lb)−690 kg (1,520 lb)

Vehicle type: BMW 700
(1959-1962)
BMW 700 Coupé
(1959-1964)
BMW 700 Sport / CS
(1960-1964)
BMW 700 Convertible
(1961-1964)
BMW LS Luxury
(1962-1965)
BMW LS
(1963)
BMW LS Coupé
(1964-1965)
Engine: Two-cylinder boxer in the rear, light metal crankcase
Displacement : 697 cc
Bore × stroke:  78 mm × 73 mm
Power at 1 / min: 22 kW (30 hp) at 5000
from 1963
23.5 kW (32 hp) at 5000
29.4 kW (40 hp) at 5700 22 kW (30 hp) at 5000
from 1963
23.5 kW (32 hp) at 5000
29.4 kW (40 hp) at 5700
Max. Torque at 1 / min:   50 Nm (5.1 kpm) at 3400   51 Nm (5.2 kpm) at 4500   50 Nm (5.1 kpm) at 3400   51 Nm (5.2 kpm) at 4500 
Compression: 7.5: 1 9.0: 1 7.5: 1 9.0: 1
Valve control: Bumpers and rocker arms, central camshaft
Cooling: Air by means of blower (impeller on the crankshaft)
Transmission: Four-speed reverse gear (middle shift)
Front suspension: Pushed longitudinal swing
Rear suspension: employed longitudinal wings
Suspension: coil springs
Body: Self-supporting steel body
Track front / rear:  1270/1200 mm
Wheelbase : 2120 mm 2280 mm
Wheel size: 5.20-12 " 5.20-12 "/5.50-12" 5.20-12 "/5.50-12" 5.50-12 "
Dimensions L × W × H:  Saloon
3540 mm × 1480 mm × 1345 mm
Coupe
3540 mm × 1480 mm × 1270 mm
Coupé
3540 mm × 1480 mm × 1270 mm
Cabriolet
3540 mm × 1480 mm × 1290 mm
3860 mm × 1480 mm × 1360 mm 3860 mm × 1480 mm × 1300 mm
Curb weight (without driver):  640 kg Coupé
650 kg
Convertible
685 kg
680 kg 690 kg
maximum speed: Limousine
120 km / h
Coupe
125 km / h
135 km / h 120 km / h 135 km / h

 

RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 697 cm3 / 42.5 cui, advertised power: 29.5 34 kW / 40 46 hp / 40 46 PS ( DIN SAE ), torque: 51 Nm / 38 lb-ft, 
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 3540 mm / 139.4 in, width: 1480 mm / 58.3 in, wheelbase: 2120 mm / 83.5 in
reference weights: base curb weight: 680 kg / 1499 lbs, gross weight GVWR: 910 kg / 2006 lbs
top speed: 135 km/h (84 mph) 
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 21.7© s; 0- 100 km/h 24.5© s; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 43.4© s
fuel consumption and mileage: average estimated by a-c©: 7.9 l/100km / 35.6 mpg (imp.) / 29.6 mpg (U.S.) / 12.6 km/l

RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox
gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 697 cm3 / 42.5 cui, advertised power: 22 26 kW / 30 35 hp / 30 35 PS ( DIN SAE ), torque: 50 Nm / 37 lb-ft, Curve
characteristic dimensions: outside length: 3540 mm / 139.4 in, width: 1480 mm / 58.3 in, wheelbase: 2120 mm / 83.5 in
reference weights: base curb weight: 630 kg / 1389 lbs, gross weight GVWR: 860 kg / 1896 lbs
top speed: 125 km/h (78 mph)
accelerations: 0- 60 mph 25.7© s; 0- 100 km/h 28.4© s; 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 22.8© s

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