A sill-line at the lower edge of the doors continues all the way into the air dams at the front and rear. Both the 325i Convertible and the 335i Convertible come as standard with a six-speed manual gearbox. Peak torque of 400Nm from just 1,300rpm through to 5,000rpm gives the driver a real surge of effortless power, acceleration and flexibility. This is an impressive high quality item which is designed to cover the specific range of vehicles detailed in the listing heading. Several controls and switches including the door handles and gearshift lever are finished in a sophisticated Pearl Gray metal to ensure a premium tactile feeling with elegant looks.
Innovative suspension technology for maximum precision With power being transmitted to the rear wheels, the rack-and-pinion steering remains free of drive forces. The large wheel arches add sporting and dynamic flair from every angle. The three-piece steel roof opens automatically in a flowing motion as each lid element rests above the other for a compact package. Maximum comfort and uncompromising function are the key features of the new roof with its incredible electrohydraulic mechanism. As an option, a through loading system with transport bag can also be specified to allow for longer or bulkier items to be accommodated and it can still be used when the folding metal roof is lowered.
With the roof up 350 litres of storage capacity beckons while with the roof down, the boot can still accommodate up to 210 litres of luggage. Now the company includes five factories in Germany and more than twenty subsidiaries around the world. Later appeared models 303 and 328. Rollover sensors that permanently monitoring all vertical and horizontal movements of the car can activate rollbars positioned behind the rear headrests. Inside the new Convertible, the functional benefits of the hardtop are clear. In addition, the extra-strong luggage compartment floor and rear and side panels minimize the consequences of a collision from behind. Instead, temperature control and blower intensity are controlled as a function of the exterior temperature and sun glare.
We wish you an enjoyable driving experience. Elegance and sleek dynamics The side view of the car is dominated by the horizontal shoulder line which gives the new 3 Series Convertible particular style and elegance. Speaking of which, acceleration from 0 to 60 mph comes in a spirited 6. The rear lid of the Convertible opens rearward and once the roof has been completely opened or closed and the hardtop is locked, the driver is able to open the trunklid in the usual way. The result is even foot pedal pressure no matter how hot the brakes get. All other qualities of the leather material remain unchanged. High precision direct injection is also ideal for lean burn operation.
It promotes a sportier style of driving, allowing light wheel slip on the drive wheels. The bulkhead support is made of innovative, high-strength steel with longitudinal profile bars and reinforcements. This edition is for the Range of cars specified and covers all body styles , engine and transmission types. Representing the flagship of the range is the 335i Convertible with its twin-turbocharged 3. Because the roof features a larger rear glass windscreen and side windows, visibility has improved by 38 per cent compared to the outgoing 3 Series Convertible. In iso- lated cases it is possible that the features described in this Owner's Manual could differ from those on your vehicle.
The 306hp engine, higher than the output of the E36 , has been restricted to a 155mph top speed. Like the 335i, the 328i is limited to 130 mph or 150 mph if equipped with the Sport Package. The car becomes a star of the cinema and is shot in the James Bond film. They are the brands, which are determined as the best-selling manufacturers of luxury automakers all over the world. As soon as the retracting hardtop folds back over the passenger compartment, the automatic air conditioning will return to the program last chosen when the car was closed, the Convertible mode then being automatically reactivated when the driver opens the roof again. Symbols used Indicates precautions that must be fol- lowed precisely in order to avoid the pos- sibility of personal injury and serious damage to the vehicle. And even with the roof down, the remaining capacity of 7.
The 325i Convertible with its all-new 218hp six-cylinder engine develops 270Nm of torque. New to the 3 Series Convertible are eight Programmable Memory Keys on the dashboard that serve to simplify operation and control. The belt latch tensioners on the front seats as well as the side airbags are activated within fractions of a second. In addition, gear change timing has been almost halved. Radio reception with the roof open is ensured by aerials in the side panels, while aerials in the rear window are automatically activated as soon as the roof is closed. Top speed is electronically-controlled to 130 mph and on vehicles equipped with the Sport Package, top speed is governed at 150 mph.
Therefore, conventional rod-type aerials are not visible and do not detract from the clean lines of the bodywork. While the existing triple-layered fabric roofs currently showcased in the 6 Series Convertible and the Z4 Roadster are unsurpassed in heat and noise insulation, the designers of the new 3 Series Convertible decided to raise the bar again. In addition, certain fluids contained in vehicles and certain products of component wear contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. The third rendition of the 3 Series Convertible entered the market in 2000 and continued the trend towards dynamic appearances and performance with its muscular surfaces and contours while retaining its usual proportions. A unique feature for this kind of convertible is the optional opening between the rear seat area and luggage compartment that measures 15. Restraint and support systems are tailored to one another and controlled by one unit to ensure proper protection for each occupant. For added practicality, a stowed roof can be electronically raised out of the boot area to allow for longer items such as golf clubs to be secured before being folded away again.
Should the driver wish to control the sporting character of the transmission directly, the optional paddles on the steering wheel provide direct selection of the gear when in manual mode. The rear window is fixed glass with an electric rear defroster for safety and convenience. For those who prefer the enhanced economy of a diesel engine without wishing to lose any on-road performance the 231hp 330d Convertible is also offered. Using an aluminium cylinder block rather than the magnesium alloy unit from the 325i Convertible, but with the added benefit of lag-free forced induction, the 335i posts a zero to 62mph time of 5. And carefully selected charts and tables perfectly complement the collected material.
After World War I, the company begins to produce motorcycle engines, and then the whole cycle of production and assembly of motorcycles is already underway at the plant. With a torque curve flatter than a 14th Century map of the world, the 500Nm peak output of the second-generation common rail engined 330d Convertible offers smooth and swift motoring. Compared to the previous generation 3 Series Convertible, the rear side windows are now 30 percent larger and visibility to the rear has been improved by a significant 38 percent. Over the previous model, shoulder room at the rear is increased by 3. Thorough familiarity with your vehicle will provide you with enhanced control and security when you drive it. New management and control of the automatic air conditioning, for example, serves to enhance the high standard of comfort in the Convertible.