Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic, translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. The 323is coupe and 323 convertible replace last year's 4-cylinder 318 coupe and convertible. We disclaim all warranties of any kind. I'll miss it when it goes away. Yet driven carefully, this new six returns as much as 20 mpg in town and 30 on the highway. The suspension is sportingly firm for control at speed and on twisting roads, yet compliant enough for comfort on the highway.
We recently spent a day with this pair on mountain backroads in upstate New York and were impressed with their accelerative capabilities and corner-carving prowess. Stopping power is outstanding, despite the fact that the rear discs on the 323is are not vented like those of the heavier 323i. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter.
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The 323is uses the coupe version of the 3-Series body style, and is a trim, athletic small car. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. It has luxury-car smoothness with sports-car power. The M52 engine family which includes the current 2. To view table with complete performance data and technical specifications including final drive and gear ratios, powertrain description, dimensions, accelerations chart etc. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. An inline six has excellent mechanical balance characteristics for smooth, vibration-free power delivery.
Due to its relative location in the chassis, this new engine-teamable with standard five-speed manual gearbox or optional five-speed automatic-actually gives these 323s a slightly better weight distribution than their four-cylinder counterparts. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. The car is more than willing to slip through short, tight turns, or to speed through long, off-camber sweepers, giving its driver the utmost confidence. There are still two 318 models, a sedan and the bobbed-tail 318ti sports coupe, and both use four cylinder engines. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law.
Heated front seats are also optional, and with them come heated door locks and heated headlight washer jets. A sport package-equipped 323is coupe sits in my driveway right now. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. A resized version of the current 328 powerplant, it features dual overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder and variable valve timing. The 323is shows why, especially with the optional sport package which includes a sport-tuned suspension and larger wheels and tires. If the 323is is more angular than some of its competition, its aerodynamic efficiency doesn't suffer.
This layout is very basic in is design, but with sophisticated items such as double-pivot lower control arms, firm coil springs, anti-roll bars and gas-pressurized shock absorbers, its handling is spectacular. Room is plentiful for those sitting in the front seats, but there is a lack of rear seat leg room. Air conditioning, power windows and a 10-speaker stereo are standard, but curiously absent are power front seats and a limited slip differential. Packaged with the leather are a power sunroof with one-touch opening, a fold-down armrest and a keyless entry system. Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited. Check our Check also Complete photo gallery and specs - click the button below: Photo of the moment: Photo: Fiat Group Automobiles S.
Although it is a two-door coupe, the 323is's rear-seat passengers have easy access as the front seats move forward. Two longer doors instead of four shorter ones are the primary difference. There is plenty of glass area, indicative of good visibility. That car was not available in the United States. The trunk is usefully large, with hydraulic struts to prevent crushed luggage. The 323is as well as the 323i are upscale versions that utilize in-line six cylinder engines and this week we evaluate the 323is coupe. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter.