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BMW 2002 Turbo

Overview

Produced: 1973-1974
Types: Saloon,2 doors,5 seats
Bmw 2002 Turbo

In 1973 up and coming German manufacturer, BMW, took the world by storm with the announcement of its new model, the 2002 Turbo. This pocket-rocket version of the already successful 2002 series became the first European production car to feature a turbocharger.

Using the standard 2002 tii two door bodyshell the 2002 Turbo featured a racing style front spoiler, wider wheel arches and a bootlid spoiler. Underneath the 2002 Turbo bonnet sat a tuned 1990cc four cylinder which produced a staggering 170bhp.

The new car certainly enjoyed a great deal of publicity in its one year of production, all 1672 examples were built in left hand drive form. 

Buyers Guide BMW 02-Series featured in Practical Classics June 2007– available from our sister site Bookbase. Click here to view.

Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1980ccS4 OHC

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
F/R

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
130 mph7.3 s0 s22 mpg170 bhp

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