1934 BMW 315
1934 BMW 315 specs
A total of 9,765 BMW 315s were built, including two-door saloon cars, touring cars, convertibles, sport convertibles, and 315/ 1 roadsters.
The BMW 315/ 1 was a sports car based on the 315 saloon. It used the same chassis as the 315 saloon and had an engine of the same displacement. However, with compression ratio increased to 6.8:1 from 5.6:1 in the saloon, and with the use of three Solex carburetors, power increased to 40.6PS (40hp/ 30kW) at 4300 rpm, while the roadster bodywork reduced kerb weight to 750kg (1,653lb).
Production of the 315/ 1 ended in 1936. 242 examples were built.
The BMW 319 and 319/ 1 were introduced in 1935. They differed from the 319 and 319/ 1 mainly in that the dimensions of the engines were increased. The new, larger engine had a bore of 65mm (2.6in), and a stroke of 96mm (3.8in), resulting in a displacement of 1,911cc (116.6cuin). This resulted in an increase in power to 45bhp (33.6kW) at 3750 rpm in the base 319 and 55bhp (41kW) at 4000 rpm in the 319/ 1 roadster The kerb weight of the 319 was 850kg (1,874lb), and the fuel capacity was 40L (11US gal; 9imp gal).
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