2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2011 BMW 1 Series M - Road Test Specs

2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe

(3.0L 6-cyl. Twin-turbo 6-speed Manual)


Year Make Model2011 BMW 1 Series M 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)
Vehicle TypeRWD 2dr 4-passenger Coupe
Estimated MSRP47,010


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front-engine, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeInline-6, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,979/182
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)10.2
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)335 @ 5,900
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)332 @ 1,500
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeSix-speed manual
Transmission ratios (x:1)I = 4.11, II = 2.31, III = 1.54, IV = 1.17, V = 1.00, VI = 0.85
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.15


Suspension, frontMacPherson strut
Suspension, rearMultilink
Steering typeSpeed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)12.5
Tire make and modelMichelin Pilot Sport PS2
Tire typePerformance front - performance rear
Tire size, frontP245/35R19 93Y
Tire size, rearP265/35R19 98Y
Wheel size19-by-9 inches front -- 19-by-10 inches rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, front14.2-inch discs, ventilated and cross-drilled
Brakes, rear13.8-inch discs, ventilated and cross-drilled

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)4.7

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)19/26
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)14.0

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,296
Length (in.)172.2
Width (in.)71.0
Height (in.)55.9
Wheelbase (in.)104.7
Track, front (in.)60.7
Track, rear (in.)60.7
Turning circle (ft.)37.7
Legroom, front (in.)41.5
Legroom, rear (in.)32.1
Headroom, front (in.)37.9
Headroom, rear (in.)37.1
Shoulder room, front (in.)54.0
Shoulder room, rear (in.)53.4
Seating capacity4
GVWR (lbs.)4,255
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)Not Published


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years/50,000 miles
Corrosion12 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years/Unlimited miles
Free scheduled maintenance4 years/50,000 miles

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