Engine BMW S38B38

The BMW S38B38 engine appeared in 1992 and was developed on the basis of the S38B36: a crankshaft with a piston stroke of 90 mm and with 12 counterweights was used, connecting rods were 142.5 mm long, the cylinder diameter was increased to 94.6 mm, new lightweight pistons with a compression height of 30.7 mm, the compression ratio increased to 10.5, and the working volume reached 3.8 liters. Continue reading Engine BMW S38B38

Engine BMW S50B30

The basic 3-liter version of the M3 sedan, coupe and convertible sports engine produced for the European market (S50B30 EU) since 1992. In 1994, this 300 hp engine was installed in a limited edition M3 GTR E36 coupe, and a year later the M3 GT E36 racing model was equipped with a 295 hp version of this unit, with a torque of 324 Nm. Continue reading Engine BMW S50B30

Engine BMW S50B32

The most powerful variant of the S50 was introduced as a replacement for the 3-liter S50EU. This motor was installed on the updated M3 E36 (except for the models for North America and Canada, which were equipped with the S52 engine). Continue reading Engine BMW S50B32

Engine BMW S52B32

The BMW S52B32 engine was intended only for North America, as an alternative to the 3.2-liter S50B32. The S52B32US motor was produced from 1995 to 2000, and 37,790 units were produced. The replacement for this motor was the S54B32. Continue reading Engine BMW S52B32

Engine BMW S54B32

The BMW S54B32 engine is a more productive and high-revving version of the engine, in contrast to the S52, which was installed on the BMW M3 in the back of the E46, including the Z3M and Z4M roadsters / coupes. Continue reading Engine BMW S54B32

Engine BMW S62B50

The modernization of the M62 engine led to the creation in 1998 of the improved S62 8-cylinder gasoline engine. The cylinder bore has been increased to 94 mm and the piston stroke is 89 mm. This allowed the total engine displacement to be increased to 4941 cc. The S62 inherited an aluminum engine block and aluminum cylinder heads. Continue reading Engine BMW S62B50

Engine BMW S63B44

The BMW S63B44 engine is the development of a subsidiary of the BMW carmaker – BMW Motorsport GmbH. It is a variant of the N63 series and was first used in the production of the BMW X6M. The main emphasis of this engine series is placed on economical fuel consumption and high technical characteristics of the unit as a whole. Continue reading Engine BMW S63B44

Engine BMW S65B40

The BMW S65B40 engine is a V8 naturally aspirated engine with two overhead camshafts (DOHC), 32 valves, which replaced the S54 six-cylinder engine and has been in production since 2007. The BMW S65 is only available on the BMW M3 and has the same bore / stroke as the 10-cylinder S85, but unlike the S85, the VANOS system is driven by oil pressure. The replacement for this power unit was the 6-cylinder – S55. Continue reading Engine BMW S65B40

Engine BMW S85B50

BMW S85 Engine – V-type 10-cylinder piston engine with two overhead camshafts (DOHC), which replaced the S62 engine, was produced from 2005 to 2010 and was used in BMW E60 M5, E61 M5 and E63/64 M6. The S85B50 engine is high-revving, with a red mark on the 8250 rpm rev counter. It reaches over 100 hp (70 kW) per liter, and has a very high compression ratio of 12.0:1. Its technology is based on the BMW Williams F1 engine. Continue reading Engine BMW S85B50

Engine BMW B38

The 1.5-liter BMW B38 3-cylinder engine series has been assembled since 2013 and is installed on cars with front-wheel drive like B38A15, rear-wheel drive like B38B15 and hybrids like B38K15. Also, these units are installed on the Mini: 1.2-liter B38A12A and 1.5-liter B38A15A. Continue reading Engine BMW B38

Engine BMW M40B16

The BMW M40B16 engine – a low-volume in-line 4-cylinder engine of the BMW M40 series, was released in 1988 and was developed on the basis of the M40B18, in which a crankshaft with a smaller stroke and other pistons were installed, the connecting rods remained the same. Continue reading Engine BMW M40B16

Engine BMW M40B18

M40B18 is the first inline 4-cylinder engine of the M40 family, the older brother of the M40B16, developed in 1987 as a replacement for the outdated M10 series. The engine is based on a cast-iron cylinder block covered with an 8-valve head with one camshaft and hydraulic lifters (valve adjustment is not required on the M40). Continue reading Engine BMW M40B18

Engine BMW M43B18

The M43B18 engine is an in-line 4-cylinder engine of the M43 family (it also included the M43B16 and M43B19), which was released in 1992 as a replacement for the M40B18. The M43 cylinder block was transferred from the M40 practically unchanged, the crankshaft now has 4 counterweights (there were 8 on the M40) and lost a little in weight, the stroke remained unchanged. Continue reading Engine BMW M43B18

Engine BMW M43B19 / M43TU

The BMW M43B19 engine, better known as the M43TU, is the largest of the lineup and has a displacement of 1.9 liters (1895 cc). A distinctive feature of these power units is the use of the proprietary fuel injection system BMW BMS 46. There are two modifications with different power levels. Continue reading Engine BMW M43B19 / M43TU

Engine BMW M44B19

The BMW M44B19 engine is a 4-cylinder engine that replaced the M42B18 engine and was produced from 1996 to 2001. This power unit has taken a leading position in the BMW four-cylinder engine program and compared to the M42, many design changes have been made on the M44 both in the engine itself, in the control system and in the outlet system. Continue reading Engine BMW M44B19

Engine BMW N42B18

BMW N42B18 engines are in-line 4-cylinder engines with DOHC gas distribution system. The predecessor of this unit model was the M43 series engines. The main feature of the N42B18 is the two overhead camshafts and the innovative VANOS system. This technology made it possible to reduce fuel consumption and reduce outlet gas pollution. And Valvetronic technology contributes to increased power by optimizing the cylinder filling with the mixture. Continue reading Engine BMW N42B18