Engine BMW M62B46

The BMW M62 engine was released to replace the M60 and was produced from 2001 to 2003. Introduced in 1999, the BMW X5 E53 quickly gained a reputation as a dynamic sports SUV and the power of the standard 4.4-liter M62B44 seemed insufficient. Therefore, it was decided to modernize it and the M62B46 engine appeared. Continue reading Engine BMW M62B46

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. Continue reading Engine BMW M62B48