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BMW 856

General information

ModelBMW 856
Rating63.7 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other cars

Main features, safety and ecconomy

Engine size5576 ccm (340.25 cubic inches)
Fuel typeGasoline
DriveRear wheels
TransmissionManual, 6-speed

Engine and transmission

Engine locationFront, longitudinal
Displacement5576 ccm (340.25 cubic inches)
Engine typeV12
Max power381.00 PS (280 kW or 376 HP) at 5300 Rev. per min.
Max torque550.00 Nm (56.1 kgf-m or 405.7 ft.lbs) at 4000 Rev. per min.
Bore x stroke86.0 x 80.0 mm (3.4 x 3.1 inches)
Fuel systemInjection
Valves per cylinder2
Fuel controlSingle overhead cam (SOHC)
GearboxManual, 6-speed

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio0.2043 PS/kg

Exterior and interior

Passenger space4970 litres (1,313 gallons)
Aerodynamic dragcoefisient0.3

Steering, brakes and tires

Brake detailsAntiblocking system (ABS)

Dimensions and weight

Weight1865 kg (4,111.6 pounds)
Overall length4790 mm (188.6 inches)
Overall width1860 mm (73.2 inches)
Overall height1350 mm (53.1 inches)
Ground clearance150 mm (5.9 inches)
Wheelbase2690 mm (105.9 inches)

Other specifications

Country of originGermany
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