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Wiesmann Roadster MF3

The 6 Cylinder 3.2 Litre 343 HP BMW engine powers the Wiesmann Roadster MF3. The roadster sprints from 0 to 100km/h in just 4.9 Seconds and has a top speed of only 255 km/h. The roadster MF3 has a body made of glass-fibre reinforced composite material and the power-to-weight ratio of 3.44 kg/hp. The Wiesmann Roadster was first built in 1993 and has evolved continuously since then. To-date, over 680 Roadsters have been produced.

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There are plenty of sporty cars, but sports cars for individualists are a rarity. There is a particular scarcity of sports cars of the sort that can boast not only a great deal of driving pleasure but also exclusive craftsmanship and a classic design. This exclusive group certainly includes the Roadster from Wiesmann.

The body of the Wiesmann Roadster has captivatingly distinct, curved lines and an unmistakeable face. The reason for that is certainly because design at Wiesmann is not created in the wind tunnel, but in the hearts and minds of genuine enthusiasts. The Roadster's fabric hood with its folding frame is produced to a particularly high degree of precision. It is made to measure and perfectly matched to the vehicle. After all, journeys with the hood up and at high speed should also be fun. Despite that it only takes a few seconds to open and is covered with a tonneau cover, so that you can enjoy every moment of sunshine.

The Roadster's engine technology comes from the BMW stable. The powerful BMW engines are well known for their agility and sporty pretensions, and provide impressive performance in the Wiesmann Roadster. The combination of the vehicle's low weight and the tremendous performance potential of the inline 6-cylinder engine results in unmatched driving dynamics.

The engine delivers 252 kW / 343 hp from 3,246 cc.

With its powerful elegance, the Wiesmann Roadster stands above all for rapid acceleration. With 343 hp, maximum torque of 365 Nm and a power-to-weight ratio of 3.44 g/hp, it sprints from a standstill to 100 km/h in just 4.9 seconds. And with a top speed of 255 km/h, pure driving pleasure is guaranteed. It is enhanced to the point of perfection by a 6-speed sequential gearbox.

As for the body of the Roadster, it is produced from high-quality, glass fibre reinforced composite material. Under the body, the hot-dip galvanised space frame chassis with tremendous torsional rigidity also contributes to the vehicle's safety. It is aluminium-panelled and equipped with sturdy side-impact protection, a unique detail in the automotive landscape. An additional bonus of this safety-conscious construction method: "rust" simply does not figure in the vocabulary at Wiesmann.

The Wiesmann Roadster was first built in 1993 and has been continuously further developed in subsequent years. Over 680 Roadsters have now been produced and a build quality has been achieved that is unequalled in this day and age. There has been a wide range of detailed visual and technical modifications undertaken in recent years. However, the classic design has not been changed in the process. Instead, continuous upgrading of the interior and modest changes to the external appearance of the Roadster contribute to the fascinating further development of the vehicle design.

Data and facts

Kerb weight 1,180 kg
Maximum permissible  
laden weight 1,400 kg
Maximum permissible axle load  
front / rear 600 / 800 kg
Dimensions Length 3.86 m Width 1.75 m Height 1.16 m
Wheelbase 2,290 mm
Turning circle 9.90 m
Chassis Hot-dip galvanised space frame, with aluminium panelling and additional side-impact protection
Body High-quality, glass-fibre reinforced composite material, laminated windscreen, lowering side windows made of safety glass, green tinted glass, mechanical fabric hood, free choice of external paint finishes
Engine Front-mounted mid-engine with three-way catalytic converter, electronic petrol injection, stainless steel twin exhaust pipes
Cylinders/valves 6/4
Engine capacity 3,246 cc
Bore/stroke 87.0/91.0 mm
Nominal power output/
Nominal engine speed
252 kW/343 HP/7,900 rpm
Maximum torque/engine speed 365 Nm/4,900 rpm
Compression/fuel grade 1/RON 11.5/98
Fuel consumption combined 11.9 l/100km
  urban 17.8 l/100 km
  extra-urban 8.4 l/100 km
CO2 emissions combined 287 g/km
Gear ratios 5-speed : I/II/III/IV/V : 4.21 / 2.49 / 1.67 / 1.24 / 1.00 / N / R 3.85
Rear axle ratio 3.23
Gear ratios 6-speed 4.35 / 2.50 / 1.67 / 1.23 / 1.00 / 0.85/
Top speed 255 km/h
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h 4.9 s
Petrol tank capacity aluminium tank, approx. 60 l capacity
Wheels 17" alloy wheels
Tyre dimensions front + rear 215/50 ZR 17
Wheel rim dimensions front + rear 8 x 17


  1. Integrated side impact protection
  2. Disc brakes front and rear, ventilated
  3. Safety steering column
  4. EWS III - BMW security system incl. recognised electronic immobiliser
  5. Three-point seat belts
  6. Power-assisted steering
  7. Additional H7 headlights

Wiesmann Roadster MF3


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