BMW 2002tii

BMW 1600 (1966-1971)

The original series 114, also known as the BMW -02 series, comprised middle-class vehicles that were manufactured by BMW between April 1966 and July 1977. The BMW 02- series BMW rounded out the program at the bottom. It was derived from the Model 1600 of the New Class, but the vehicles had only two doors.

There were only four-cylinder models (engine type M10) with the designations BMW 1502, 1600-2, 1602, 1600 TI, 1802, and 2002, 2002 ti tii 2002 and 2002 turbo. The first two digits indicate, at the exception of the 1.6-liter 1502 respectively the displacement. The development of codes are type 114 for the 1502 to 1802 models, E6 for the touring models, E10 for the 2002 incl TI and tii and E20 for the 2002 turbo.

The series was replaced by the first BMW 3 Series ( E21 series ) in August 1975, in which the smallest model in 1502 was still in production until July 1977.

  • 4.1 facelift

BMW 1502, 1600-2, 1802, 2002

The 1600-2 was presented in March 1966 at the Geneva Motor Show. His unofficial name suffix " -2" should the 1600 mark only as the new two-door BMW and help distinguish it from the larger four-door sedan; the vehicle itself was the model name only " 1600 ".


With the facelift in February 1971, he was then 1602. All cars received more wraparound bumpers with rubber pad and a round bumper bar. The now two-piece instrument panel was held entirely in black and also seats and fittings were changed.

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As of August 1973, the cars were given a black plastic grill, a flatter kidney and - with the exception of Touring - square taillights.

Appeared in 1975 as the " low-end model " designed with simplified equipment 1502. He had the engine of the 1602, although it reached now with other pistons and lower compression is lower by a 10 hp maximum power than the 1602, but could be driven with regular gasoline.

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BMW 1600 ti, ti 2002, 2002 tii

The abbreviation " ti" ( Turismo Internazionale) or " tii " ( Turismo Internazionale Iniezione or " injection" ) denote the more powerful versions of the 02 There were three variants:

  • The first model was released in the summer of 1967 the 1600 ti, which rolled off the line by the end of 1968. Its 1.6 -liter engine produced 105 hp (77 kW).
  • The 2002 ti had a 120 hp ( 88 kW ) engine with two liters of displacement. He appeared mid-1968 and remained until the spring of 1972 in the program.
  • The last stage of evolution was introduced in the spring of 1971, 2002. Its engine developed from also -liter displacement 130 hp (96 kW).

The ti - models have 40s Solex twin carburettors, 2002 tii and 2002 turbo have a motor with mechanical ball Fischer- gasoline injection, which was used at that time even with Peugeot or in racing came into use, there but usually in conjunction with a flat scraper system instead of the standard throttle valve.

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BMW 2002 turbo

The provided with the development code E20 BMW 2002 turbo was 170 hp ( before the Porsche 911 Turbo), the first German car in series production with turbocharger.

The car was unveiled in the autumn of 1973 during the first oil crisis and immediately criticized because of the high fuel consumption; as well as the attached request on the front spoiler in mirror writing writing " turbo 2002 " that was dubbed in the press as war paint.

From only in silver ( color name Polaris - metallic) and White model ( Chamonix ) were made available only 1672 vehicles from September 1973 to November 1974. When adjusted for inflation corresponds to the demanded production at the end of 1974 the price of 20,780 DM of today's purchasing power of about 29,100 euros.


BMW Touring

For all engines except the 1502 and the 2002 turbo it was the spring of 1971, hatchback variants with the name BMW Touring 1600 Touring 1800 Touring 2000 and as the top model 2000 tii touring.


With the facelift in August 1973 changed the model name, which was touring no longer prefixed and type designation was already usual for the sedan " 2 " appended, from touring in 1800 so was the 1802 touring from the touring 2000 2002 touring and from the touring 2000 tii touring the 2002 tii. The base model touring 1600 with the 1.6 liter engine with 63 kW early 1972 had already been re- painted.

The Touring model was not a sales success, because it produced only 25 827 copies from spring 1971 to summer 1974. Until 20 years later, BMW offered with the 3 Series Compact back to a hatchback.

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BMW 1600 Cabriolet, 1600-2 Baur Cabriolet, 2002 Baur convertible

The full open BMW 1600 ( BMW type 114C ) Convertible was designed by Baur in Stuttgart for BMW and built by the beginning of 1968 until the autumn of 1971 there.

There were two convertible versions of the 02: a full Cabriolet and Cabriolet with roll bar, also known as Targa. The convertible was available as 1600-2 with 1.6 liter 63 kW (85 hp) and a 2002 two-liter engine and 74 kW ( 100 hp).

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The Cabriolet with roll bar or Targa however, there were only for the 2002 and became available from autumn 1971 to summer 1975.

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BMW 2002 ti Diana

A very rare variant is the so-called 02 Diana. The rider Hubert Hahne had rebuilt the occasion of his marriage to Diana Körner, in a sense as a wedding gift, twelve in 2002 ti - inter alia with double headlights of the BMW 2800 CS, leather interior, special Italian aluminum wheels. Each of the twelve specimens was painted in a different color.

Over the years, the whereabouts of most of the specimens could this small series no longer be resolved - it must be assumed that some owners of these specimens believe to drive a simple converted 02 without realizing that they even call one of the rarest 02 their own (verification of the VIN numbers on the website of BMW 02 Club eV, see Related links ).

Currently there are four known Diana preserved, including a Diana Cappucino.

1602 BMW electric

BMW created the electric 1602 for the 1972 Summer Olympics. Development began in 1969 with two test vehicles. For testing purposes, this served as the escort vehicle of long -distance walking and marathon runner during the games. The energy storage system consisted of a 350 -pound package with twelve Lead-acid starter batteries under the hood that could be exchanged for packets of charged batteries. So you could drive about 60 kilometers at a constant 50 km / h in city traffic, there were only about 30 kilometer range. The top speed was 100 km / h and acceleration from 0-50 km / h took 8 seconds.

Sporting successes

The cars of the 02 series were very successful and were able to give the pulses racing, especially in the German Racing Championship. The series was the starting point for a number of tuning companies such as Alpina, Schnitzer, Koepchen, GS - Tuning, etc. that helped to make it even more sportier the 02er.

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