Car specifications

BMW-2500-Berline-1969

BMW 2500

The BMW New Six (also known as the BMW E3) is a line of mid-size luxury sedans and grand tourer coupés produced by the German automaker BMW from 1968 to 1977. All models used the then-new M30 straight-6 engine. It marked BMW's return to the full-size luxury sedan market after a hiatus of 5 years and was introduced as a response to growing market segment dominated by Mercedes-Benz. It was important in establishing BMW's reputation as a maker of sporting, luxury sedans.

The BMW New Six coupés (better known as the BMW E9) are built on a shortened version of the E3 platform. The E9 coupés share engines, transmissions, suspension and many other features with the E3 sedans.

A total of 221,991 sedans and coupés were built

General Data

Make
BMW
Model
2500
Production Year(s)
1968 - 1971
Country of origin
Germany

Body work

Body type
Saloon
Doors
4
Number of seats
5

Engine

Engine Type
in-line
Cylinders
6
Engine Displacement (cc)
2494
Engine Displacement (cui)
152
Engine (l)
2.5
Engine HP
148
Engine PS
150
Engine KW
110
Fueltype
Gasoline

Transmission

Transmission Type
Manual

Chassis

Engine position
Front
Drive Train
Rear Wheel Drive

Credit Photography and text

Photography
Courtesy of KennisCars
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