Grandmother the BMW 328
to the family
Born in 1936, the 328 is one of the best German sports cars of all
times. The first one appeared in 1936 when
on 14th June, it won at the Nürbürgring. It was put on the market a year later, while the two 1936 cars were
Power was between 80bhp and 140bhp in competition models.
The most common model is the roadster which has an extraordinary racing past, as it won nearly all the two-litre class competitions it attended: in particular,
besides the Tourist Trophy and Le Mans, the win in the 2,000cc class at the 1938 Mille Miglia is remarkable.
In the 1940 Mille Miglia the Touring-bodied compact saloon was first overall, while two roadsters came third and fifth.
Even after the war, the 328 remained competitive: all throug the Fifties, racing and touring cars
went on to be fitted with its engine.
Solex downdraft carburetors
|| tubular, with box-type cross-members
|Overall production: 464 units
|| (1936-3; 1937-171; 1938-164; 1939-126)
|| 80hp/4500rpm, 6-cyl. 4-stroke OHV, 1971cc
|| 66/96 mm
1 block with motor: 4-sp (syn) + back
|| 5,50-16 inches
|| 80bhp at