Engine BMW M62B48

The BMW M62B48 engine (or Alpina F5) was developed by Alpina based on the M62B46. Technically, this engine is similar to the M62TUB44. The F5 engine was introduced in the E39 B10 in late 2002. The main modification from the F4/1 engine is a longer stroke from 85 mm to 89 mm (3,5 inch), increasing engine capacity to 4837cc. Changes from the F4/1 engine include crankshaft, intake camshaft and oilpan. Exhaust camshafts are sourced from the BMW X5 4.6iS.

Other modifications of M62: M62B35, M62B44, M62B46.


Manufacturer BMW Plant Dingolfing
Called M62
Production 2002-2004
Cylinder block alloy Aluminum
Fuel delivery system injector
Configuration V8
Number of cylinders 8
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm (inch) 89 (3,5)
Cylinder bore, mm (inch) 93 (3,66)
Compression ratio 10.5
Displacement, cc (cu in) 4837 (295,17)
Power output, HP/rpm 375 /5700
Torque output, Nm/rpm 510 /3700
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards Euro 3
Weight, kg 208
Fuel consumption, L/100 km
— City
— Highway
— Combined
Oil consumption , L/1000 km up to 1.0
Recommended engine oil 5W-30 / 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, L 8.0
Normal engine operating temperature, °C ~105
Engine lifespan, km ~400 000

2 thoughts on “Engine BMW M62B48”

  1. Rhein Amacher

    The Alpina M62B48 engine is still a Single-VANOS motor, not Double-VANOS. All M62 engines are Single-VANOS, whereas the S62 engines are Double-VANOS.

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