BMW Z1 is a street sport car produced by BMW. The Z1 is a two-seater with a roofless (soft-top) chassis.
The base frame is made from galvanised steel. The body panels are made from composite.
The car is built with a five-gear manual (standard) transmission. The engine and transmission is the same as in BMW E30 325. The front suspension is the modified version of the E30 front suspension. The rear suspension was designed for Z1.
The car features a special door design. Doors electrically descend into and lift from the side sills.
|Empty weight||1250 kg|
|Total weight||1460 kg|
|Permitted front axle load||665 kg|
|Permitted rear axle load||820 kg|
|Power||125 kW (170 bhp) at 5800 rpm|
|Torque||222 Nm (164 ft-lb) at 4300 rpm|
|Compression ratio||8.8 : 1|
|Final drive ratio||3.64|
|Drag coefficient||0.36 cd|
|Top speed||225 km/h|
|Acceleration||7.9 s for 0-100 km/h|
|Standing start km||28.8 s|
(80-120 km/h in 4th gear)
|90 km/h||6.8 l/100km|
|120 km/h||8.4 l/100km|
|Tyre dimensions||225/45 ZR 16|
|Battery capacity||65 Ah|
|Alternator output||80 A, 1120 W|
These data apply to the models built without a catalytic converter.