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BMW 2002 model and spec guide


Common to all

  • 1990cc engine inclines at 30 degrees.
  • Cast iron block and Alloy head.
  • 89mm x 80mm bore and stroke
  • Single Overhead Cam - SOHC

Specifications by Models

2002

  • 70kW @ 5500 rpm, 116 ft lb @ 3500 rpm
  • single Solex 40 carburettor.
  • 171 kmp top speed
  • 0-100 kph in 11 secs

2002 Ti

  • twin Solex 40 carburettors.
  • 115 mph top speed

2002 Tii

  • 88kW @ 5800 rpm, 131 ft lb @ 4500 rpm
  • Kugelfischer Fuel Injection.
  • 184 kph top speed
  • 0-100 kph in 9.3 secs

2002 Turbo

  • 119kW
  • KKK Turbocharger
  • 209 mph top speed
  • 0-100 kph in 7 secs
  • The 2002 Turbo was unveiled at the 1973 Frankfurt auto show. Only 1672 cars were built and all were left hand drive.

Body Styles

  • 2 Door Hardtop
  • Touring - 2 door wagon/hatchback - 1971 to 1975
  • Baur Cabriolet - removable centre roof panel and fold down canvas rear section.
  • Convertible - full folding canvas hardtop - introduced in 1971

Distinguishing Features by Year

1968-1968

  • plain trim, spartan interior
  • chrome bumpers
  • round taillights
  • silver/black combination metal grille.
  • two-piston front callipers and smaller rear drums approx first 200 cars.
  • The rear axle uses the long-necked differential with sliding type universal joints
  • one barrel Solex carb.

1969-1970

  • 4-piston front callipers.
  • A new style (short neck) rear axle was incorporated with regular style CV joints.
  • interior trim mildly upgraded.

1971

  • The instruments and dash upgraded

1972

Tii

  • new cylinder head - E12 head, with a different combustion chamber shape
  • bigger valves - 46mm
  • Kugelfischer mechanical fuel injection
  • higher compression (9.0:1 vs. 8.5:1)
  • larger intake valves (46 vs.44mm),

Turbo

  • KKK Turbocharger
  • larger brakes,
  • stronger suspension components including strengthened control arms, spindles and hubs.
  • 1/2 inch wider wheels (5X13 vs 4 1/2X13).

1973

  • Slight changes in interior switch placement/trim.

1974

  • Taillights changed to rectangular shape
  • front grill becomes black plastic
  • interior is upgraded with new style upholstery
  • Updated dash/instrument cluster with fake wood grain surround.

1975 - early 1976

  • New seat design
  • new cylinder head (the E21 2.0), to be used on the '77-'79 320i,

Options

  • Automatic transmissions where available on carburetted versions between 19'69 and 1975.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Sun-roof.