The BMW 320 is a classic car that was produced between 1937 and 1938 by Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) in Germany. It is the successor to the BMW 329 based on the BMW 319 and was offered in 2-door sedan and convertible versions. Approximately 4,200 cars were produced, of which 1,835 were convertibles. The 320 was characterised by its high quality and good performance and was much admired by classic car enthusiasts.
Technical specifications of the BMW 320
The BMW 320 was powered by a six-cylinder engine with a displacement of 1,971 cm3, producing 45 hp (34 kW) and 117 Nm of torque. It had a top speed of 65 mph and could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in approximately 30 seconds. The BMW 320’s independent front suspension system was equipped with a high-mounted transverse leaf spring that acted as upper control arms, while the rear suspension was a conventional live axle with semi-elliptic springs. These features allowed for easy handling and a good power-to-weight ratio.
The exterior design of the BMW 320 was very similar to that of its predecessor, the BMW 329, and was characterised by its smooth, elegant lines and build quality. The BMW 320 was offered in two versions: 2-door sedan and 2-door convertible.
Current value of the BMW 320
The value of a classic BMW 320 can vary significantly depending on its condition, the rarity of the version and other factors. According to classic car experts, a BMW 320 in good condition can sell for more than 30,000 euros today.