1957 BMW 503 Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Aluminum body on steel frame
Production Years for Series : 1956 - 1959
Coach Work : Bertone
Weight : 3305 lbs | 1499.123 kg

Performance

Top Speed : 110 mph | 176.99 km/h

Power

V8 3168 cc | 193.3 cu in. | 3.2 L.

90-degree
140.00 @ 4800 RPM

Bore : 3.2 in | 82 mm.
Stroke : 3.0 in | 75 mm.
2 Zenith 32 NDIX

Transmission:
4 Manual Floor lever

Production Figures

Total BMW Production for 1957 : 40,371
503 Production (1956-1959) : 413

Dimensions

Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 187.0 in | 4750 mm.
Width : 67.3 in | 1709 mm.
Height : 56.7 in | 1440 mm.
Wheelbase : 111.6 in | 2835 mm.
Front Track : 55.1 in | 1400 mm.
Rear Track : 55.9 in | 1420 mm.
Cabriolet
Coach Work : Bertone
Weight : 3305 lbs | 1499.123 kg
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 187.0 in | 4750 mm.
Width : 67.3 in | 1709 mm.
Height : 56.7 in | 1440 mm.
Wheelbase : 111.6 in | 2835 mm.
Front Track : 55.1 in | 1400 mm.
Rear Track : 55.9 in | 1420 mm.
Coupe
Body Designer : Albrecht Graf Goertz
Seating Capacity : 2+2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 187.0 in | 4750 mm.
Width : 67.3 in | 1709 mm.
Height : 56.7 in | 1440 mm.
Wheelbase : 111.6 in | 2835 mm.
Front Track : 55.1 in | 1400 mm.
Rear Track : 55.9 in | 1420 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Suspension : Front : Dual A-arms with torsion bars

Rear : Rigid axle with torsion bars

Steering
  : Pinion and Sector

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 6.00Hx16
Wheels : 16x4.5E

Averages

Avg. Household Income : $4,550
Avg. Home : $12,220
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.24

The 1957 BMW 503 measures 67.30 inches in width, 187.00 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 111.60 inches.


Concepts by BMW

BMW Monthly Sales Volume

January 2019
18,102
December 2018
34,357
November 2018
28,330
October 2018
23,262
September 2018
25,908
August 2018
23,789
July 2018
21,982
June 2018
29,407
May 2018
26,662
April 2018
23,482
February 2018
23,508
January 2018
19,016
Additional Sales Volume Data


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