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BMW 3 Series E36 M3 Cabrio (1995 – 1999)

This BMW 3 Series E36 M3 Cabrio model was produced in the period between Sep-1995 and Aug-1999 model years. Also, this BMW is 4 seats 2 doors middle class (bmw 3 series) cabrio.

BMW M3 Cabrio (Sep-1995 – Aug-1999)

Body Style:

Cabrio, 2 doors, 4 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), Straight 6, 3201 ccm


321 Hp @ 7400 rpm / 236 kW @ 7400 rpm


350 Nm @ 3250 rpm


5,6 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 250 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 17,0 l/100km
Highway: 7,7 l/100km
Mixed: 11,1 l/100km

Base Price:

51129 Euro

Equipped with straight 6 petrol (gasoline) engine with 3201 ccm capacity it produces 321 Hp and 236 kW power at 7400 rpm and 350 Nm torque at 3250 rpm with top claim speed 250 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 5,6 s

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 3 Series (E36) M3 Cabrio (09/95 – 08/99)
Model M3 Cabrio 
Internal code E36
Model start Sep-1995
Model end Aug-1999
Model series start Sep-1995
Model series end Aug-1999
Body type Cabrio
Vehicle class Middle Class (BMW 3 Series)
Number of doors 2
Number of seats 4

Performance and Emissions

This BMW M3 Cabrio produces 321 Hp and 236 kW power at 7400 rpm and 350 Nm torque at 3250 rpm with top claim speed 250 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 5,6 s

Power 236 kW / 321 hp @ 7400 rpm
Torque 350 Nm @ 3250 rpm
Acceleration 5,6 s
Top speed 250 km/h
Fuel consumption city 17,0 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 7,7 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed 11,1 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 2
Fuel tank size 65 l

Official fuel consumption is 17,0 l/100km in the city, 7,7 l/100km on the highway and 11,1 l/100km in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 2 with carbon dioxide emissions on the Super Plus fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2700 mm
Length 4433 mm
Width 1710 mm
Height 1340 mm
Turning circle 10,7 m
Luggage volume 230 l
Curb weight 1635 kg
Gross weight 1980 kg
Payload 345 kg
Towing capacity braked 12%
Towing capacity unbracked
Vertical load
Roof load


Engine type Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel type Super Plus
Injection type Indirect injection
Fuel system
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3201 ccm
Valve gear DOHC (Double Overhead Camshaft)
Valves total 24 valves total, 4 per cylinder


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearbox type Manual transmission, 6 speed
Start / stop system
Shift indicator

Suspension, brakes and tyres

For the better road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort in the chassis construction it has independent semi-trailing arm, coil springs w. anti-roll bar front suspension and independent “z-axle” multilink suspension, coil springs w. anti-roll bar rear suspension with discs brakes on the front axle and discs on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 225/45r17zr front and 245/40r17zr rear.

Front suspension Independent Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs w. Anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Independent “Z-axle” multilink suspension, Coil springs w. Anti-roll bar
Front brakes Discs
Rear brake Discs
Tire size front 225/45R17ZR
Tire size rear 245/40R17ZR
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire pressure control designation
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driver Standard
Airbag passenger Standard
Front side airbag Standard
Front side airbag designation
Rear side airbag
Rear side airbag designation
Front head airbag
Front head airbag designation
Rear head airbag
Rear head airbag designation
Airbag Other
Airbag Other designation
Airbag deactivation
Airbag deactivation designation
Pre-crash system
Pre-Crash system designation
3-point belt rear center
3-point belt rear center – designation
Rear headrests Package
Rear head restraints
Active headrests
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated
ABS Standard
Brake assist
Brake assist designation
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake control
Traction control
Drive slip regulation
Electronic stability program
Driving dynamics control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights Standard
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensor
Rain sensor
Auto distance control
Automatic distance control designation
Traffic jam assistant
Night view assist
Pedestrian detection
Drowsiness detection
Lane departure
Lane change assistant
Emergency assistant
Intersection assistant
Intersection assistant
Pedestrian protection system
Traffic sign recognition
Head-up display (HUD)
Speed ​​limiter
High-beam assistant


Warranty (vehicle) No
Paint warranty No
Rust warranty 6 Years
Additional warranty

Prices and additional equipment

Base price 51129 Euro
Air conditioner Standard
Central locking system Standard
Window lifter electr. Front Standard
Window lifter electr. Rear Standard
Parking aid 332 Euro
Parking aid designation Rear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio 455 Euro
Radio designation BMW Reverse RDS
Navigation designation
Emergency function
Alloy wheels Standard
Leather interior 2145 Euro
Metallic paint 588 Euro

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