BMW E9 CSL 3.0 group 2 (1973)
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Chassis registry

CSL = Coupe Sport Leicht
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The actual vehicles which became“Batmobile”s and sold to ‘the public’ were

  • 1972: 110 vehicles VIN 2275430 – 2275539
  • 1975: 57 vehicles VIN 4355001 – 4355057

Specifications

1286 units built
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Click here and here for 3.5
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Homologation number: 1648
Homologation start: 1/1/1973

BMW M30, straight 6 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3003cc, 89.25 x 80.0 mm
324 HP @ 7000 rpm
cast-iron block, aluminium alloy "crossflow" head
forged steel crankshaft with 7 main bearings
chain-driven single overhead cam (SOHC) with rocker arm valve actuation, 30-degree cam to the right for a lower profile, 2 valves/cyl - 12 valves total
aspiration, natural with Bosch D-jetronic mechanical Fuel injection and Kugelfischer injection pump
firing order 1-5-3-6-2-4
water cooled

straight 6 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3196cc, 89.9 x 84.0 mm
340 bhp / 254 KW @ 7400 rpm
27.7 kgm @ 4300 rpm
cast-iron block, aluminium alloy "crossflow" head
forged steel crankshaft with 7 main bearings
chain-driven single overhead cam (SOHC) with rocker arm valve actuation, 30-degree cam to the right for a lower profile, 2 valves/cyl - 12 valves total
aspiration, natural with Bosch D-jetronic mechanical Fuel injection and Kugelfischer injection pump
firing order 1-5-3-6-2-4
water cooled

BMW M49, straight 6 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3498cc, 94.0 x 84.0 mm
370 bhp / 276 kW @ 8,000 rpm
cast-iron block, aluminium alloy "crossflow" head
forged steel crankshaft with 7 main bearings
chain-driven single overhead cam (SOHC) with rocker arm valve actuation, 30-degree cam to the right for a lower profile, 2 valves/cyl - 12 valves total
aspiration, natural with Bosch D-jetronic mechanical Fuel injection and Kugelfischer injection pump
firing order 1-5-3-6-2-4
water cooled

ZF or Getrag 5 speed or Getrag 4-speed manual gearbox
1st: 3.855/1
2nd: 2.20/1
3rd: 1.40/1
4th: 1.00/1
final drive, 3.25/1, 3.45/1
Unit Steel chassis with Aluminum Panels
ZF worm and roller steering, 18.9/1
10.7" disc brakes all around
Length 4,630 mm (182.3 in)
Width 1,730 mm (68.1 in)
Height 1,370 mm (53.9 in)
Wheelbase 2,625 mm (103.3 in)
Track (fr/r) 1,470 mm (57.9 in) / 1,426 mm (56.1 in)
tires, front 12.5 x 16", 15.75 x 16"
1050kg


Results in WSCC

Season
Group 2 classification is noted in brackets
3003cc engine, 3331cc engine for Le Mans
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Vallel Dijon Monza Spa Targa Florio Nurb Le Man Zeltweg Watkins Glen
Team 24h 6h 1000km 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h 1000km 6h
BMW Motorsport GmbH #68, acci dent #50, acci dent
BMW Motorsport GmbH, 2275998 #69, 9th (2nd) #51, 11th (1st)
BMW Motorsport GmbH #86, in entry list
B.M.W. Alpina #60, 7th (1st) #70, acci dent in practice
B.M.W. Alpina #64, 8th (2nd) #71, dnf
Marabant Racing Team #61, dnt qualify #87, in entry list
Scuderia Brescia Corse #191, 35th (1st)
André Wicky Racing Team #58, eng ine
Total points
7
7
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 11/5 3/2 1/1 4/1 3/1
Driver Team entries and car number
BMW Motorsport GmbH
Chris Amon 68 50
Toine Hezemans 69 51
Dieter Quester 69 51
Hans Menzel 86
Vittorio Brambilla 86
B.M.W. Alpina
Hans-Joachim Stuck 60, 64 68 50
Niki Lauda 60 70
Brian Muir 64 70
Hans-Peter Joisten 71
Helmut Rösser 71
Marabant Racing Team
Jean Xhenceval 61 87
Willy Braillard 61 87
Scuderia Brescia Corse
"Shangri-La" 191
Alessandro Federico 191
André Wicky Racing Team
Walter Brun 58
Cox Kocher 58
Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann 58

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3000 CSL '73
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#86 Jean-Claude Aubriet Depnic BMW 3.0 CSL 3.5 at Arnage Corner, Le Mans 16 June 1974

Drawings

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M30 engine

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