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68k photo of early BMW-329 cabriolet
BMW 329

Years of production: 1936-1937
Overall production: 1179
4x2 front motor, rear wheeldrive car
Body types and prices (in ReichsMark)
4-light 2-door 4-seater Cabriolet (4950 RM, 1011 made)
2-seater Sport Cabriolet (4950 RM, 42 made)
Chassis for specially ordered bodies (? RM, 126 made)
60k photo of early BMW-329 cabriolet, wrong rear window, wheels and rear lightLength: 4 m, width: ? mm, height: ? mm
Wheelbase: ? mm, road clearance: ? mm
Front wheel track: ? mm; toe-in: ? mm; camber: ?o; caster: ?o
Rear track: ? mm
Turning radius: ? m
Engine: BMW 329, 45hp/3750rpm, water cooled straight 6-cyl. 4-stroke OHV, 1911cc
Bore/Stroke: 65/96 mm
Pistons type and material: ?, ?
89k photo of early BMW-329 cabriolet, dashboardCold clearance between tappet and valve stem: intake - ? mm, exhaust - ? mm
Compression ratio: ? : 1
Carburettors: two, ? type
Electrics: ? Volt, battery capacity - ? A*h
Interrupter-distributor type: ?; contact clearance: ? mm
Generator type and power (W): ?, ?
Starter type and power: ?; ?hp
Spark plugs type: ?; ?mm; electrode clearance: ? mm
68k photo of early BMW-329 cabriolet, wrong rear window, wheels and rear lightCylinder firing order: ?
Normal flexure of ventilator belt: ? mm
Tubular frame
Clutch: ?
Clutch pedal clearance: ? mm
Gearbox: ?-speed + back
Ratios: ?
Differential ratio: ? : 1
40k photo of 1936 late BMW-329 2+2 cabriolet by DrauzFront suspension: ?
Rear suspension: ?
Mechanic all-wheels cable operated brakes
Weight: 880 kg
Maximal speed: 110km/h
Climb: ?o
Tyres: ?-? inches, usually disc wheels
40k photo of late BMW-329 cabriolet, not very originalTyre pressures (atmospheres): front - ?, rear - ?
Fuel tank capacity: 40 Ltr
Fuel consumption: 11,5 Ltr/100km
Cooling system capacity: ? L
Oil carter capacity: engine - ? L; gearbox - ? L; differential - ? L
Fahrgestell Nummern (serial numbers): 86001-87179
Grille of the last series was similar to all late 1930's BMW style.
16k photo of BMW-329 cabrioletThis early 4-light cabriolet on the upper photos is not very original.

Photos are from:
Frans Bieckmann (the Netherlands), owner of this red 1936 BMW 329 2+2 Cabriolet by Drauz.
(29 XI 2002) Frans is seeking for the canvas frame for his car.
Classic Car Collection.
24k photo of 1936 late BMW-329 2+2 cabriolet by Drauz"A-Z of Cars of the 1930s" by Michael Sedgwick & Mark Gillies, Bay View Books Ltd.
Some data are from the book by Werner Oswald "Alle BMW Automobile seit 1921" - Motorbuch Verlag.
Thanks for help to Andrei Rebrov (Tallinn).
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Last updated 29 XI 2002.