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  BMW 850 Csi
1990 - 1999
BMW 850Csi
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BMW 850Csi BMW 850Csi BMW 850Csi BMW 850Csi

Specification
Metric   Imperial
 
General
Class GT
Body 2 Door 4 Seat
Coupe
Layout Front Engine
Rear Drive
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Number Built 30000 
Engine
Type Conventional
Details V12
Capacity
340 in3 
Max Power
380 bhp @5300rpm 
Max Torque
405 lb/ft @rpm 
Power to Weight
205 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
219 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 68 bhp/litre 
Compression  
Bore x Stroke
 
Fuel Cons
22 mpg 
Emissions  
Performance
Top Speed
170 mph 
0 - 30 mph
 
0 - 60 mph
6.4 sec 
0 - 100 mph
15.2 sec 
0 - 124 mph
 
0 - 186 mph
 
30 - 70 mph
 
Standing qtr Mile
14.9sec @???mph 
60 - 0 mph
 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
 
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn 0.79 g 
Drag Cd  
Dimensions
Length
188.2 in 
Width
73.0 in 
Height
 
Weight
4145 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) 8 X 17
9 X 17 
Tyres (F/R) 235/45 ZR17
265/40 ZR17 
Fuel Capacity
15.4 gal 
Pricing (2016)
New Price £n/a
Used Price £5000 - £17000
 
Profile

The distinctive 'shark nose' BMW 850 was launched in 1990. The powerful csi variant boasted 380bhp from a 5.6L V12 engine, enough to propel it to an unlimited 170mph. The 850 was not only luxurious but featured many state of the art features such as traction control, electronic dampers and an 'adaptive' gearbox.

Emissions regulation led to the V12 being replaced by a v8 in the 850's successor the 840. Power was down but due to a lighter weight performance remained the same. The flagship BMW never really caught on and was dropped from the model line up in 1999.


Ratings
 
Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
70% 66% 21% 35
Ranks 351 of 771 Ranks 495 of 771 Ranks 43 of 771 Ranks 19 of 771

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Porsche 928 S4/GT

(1987 - 1995)


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(1994 - 1999)

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