dimensions in inches     Consumption  
Wheeldistance 98.6   EU city (l/100km) 21,1
Length 173.2   EU outside the city (l/100km) 10,6
Width 72.0   EU total (l/100km) 14,5
Height 51.9   C0²-Emission (g/km) 349
gage front 61.1   Fuel tank in gal. (ca.) 73
gage back 61.7      
         
Engine     Wheels  
cylinders/Valves 8/4   Tiredimension front 245/45 R 18 W
Displacement cu 301.5   Tiredimension back 275/40 R 18W
Stroke/Bore in mm 89,0/94,0   Wheeldimension front 8 x 18
Maximum output (hp) at engine speed 394/6,600   Wheeldimension back 9 x 18
Maximum torque (ft lbs) at engine speed 368/3,800      
         
Road performance     Weight in ibs.  
Drag (cw) 0,43   Curb weight 3,725
Limit speed in km/h 250   Approved gross vehicle weight 4,255
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (in s) 4,7   Vehicle payload 694
Elasticity 80-120 km/h (in s) 4/5 Gg. 4,3   Approved front/rear axle weight 2,028/2,359

Production numbers – Color variations – Exteriour colors

The following table gives a general idea of the color variations and numbers during the production period of the BMW Z8. Also included in the numbers and colors are the 555 Alpina V8 Roadsters, those on the North American market (450) have a BMW VIN and the remaining 105 on the ECE market have an additional Alpina VIN. Vehicles on the ECE market run from AF77000 to AF80159 (3160), Vehicles for the North American market run from AH60000 to AH62542 (2543).
 
Exteriour color Interiour color Numbers
Titaniumsilver Black 1895
Titaniumsilver Crema 16
Titaniumsilver Sportred / Black 1262
Titaniumsilver Crema / Black 9
Titaniumsilver Individual color 0
  Total Titaniumsilver 3182
Black Black 667
Black Crema 229
Black Sportred / Black 342
Black Crema / Black 331
Black Individual color 3
  Total Black
1572
Topazblue Black 135
Topazblue Crema 138
Topazblue Sportred / Black 8
Topazblue Crema / Black 37
Topazblue Individual color 1
  Total Topazblue 319
Red Black 137
Red Crema 62
Red Sportred / Black 77
Red Crema / Black 15
Red Individual color 0
  Total red
291
Stratusgray Black 114
Stratusgray Crema 46
Stratusgray Sportred / Black 12
Stratusgray Crema / Black 23
Stratusgray Individual color 1
  Total Stratusgray 196
Individual color Black 0
Individual color Crema 1
Individual color Sportred / Black 0
Individual color Crema / Black 0
Individual color Individual color 123
  Total Individual color 124
Two-tone "Individual" Models
Black / Titaniumsilver
Light grey
7
Stratusgrey / Ivory Crema 11
Carbonblack / Titanumsilver
Light grey
1
  Total 5703