Engine BMW M54B30

This engine was created in 2000 on the basis of the M52TUB28 engine and was first installed on the restyled versions of the BMW E46 and BMW E39. In addition to the M54B30, the range of new motors includes the M54B22, M54B25 and S54B32. As in the M52B28TU internal combustion engine, the cylinder block is made of aluminum alloy, but using cast iron liners. In 2004, BMW presented the world with a new line of N52 engines, which smoothly began to replace the M54 line. In 2006, the M54B30 ICE completely left the production line. But in 2006, on the basis of the M54, one of the most successful BMW N54 turbocharged engines was created, which was massively installed on cars with the 35i index. Continue reading Engine BMW M54B30

Engine BMW N55B30

In 2009, to replace two brands of engines, BMW released a fresh generation of N55B30 engines. The new engine had an aluminum cylinder block similar to the N54. The cylinder block had cast iron liners and oil nozzles, a crankshaft weighing 3 kg, modified pistons with connecting rods. The connecting rods were now 144.35 mm long. The cylinder head was changed, the variable valve timing system on the two Bi-VANOS shafts was improved. Continue reading Engine BMW N55B30

Engine BMW N62B36

The basic version, based on the M62TUB35, in which the piston stroke has been increased, resulting in increased volume, power and torque. The BMW N62B36 engine has a displacement of 3.6 liters (3600 cc) and develops an output of 272 hp (200 kW) at 6200 rpm. The torque is 360 Nm at 3700 rpm. The cylinder diameter is 84 mm and the piston stroke is 81.2 mm. Continue reading Engine BMW N62B36

Engine BMW N52B30

The N52B30 ICE debuted in 2004 and was offered in five variants: from 218 to 272 hp. for the European and US market. In 2006 and 2007, the 3.0-liter engine was included in the Ward’s 10 Best Engines list as the best in-line six-cylinder engine. The 218-horsepower version was produced in two versions, with a torque of 270 and 280 Nm and was designated as N52B30 U1. Continue reading Engine BMW N52B30

Engine BMW M60B30

Engine M60B30 – V-shaped 8-cylinder gasoline engine, the first V8 engine manufactured by BMW in 25 years. To reduce engine weight, an aluminum cylinder block and cylinder head were used, as well as a plastic intake manifold. The cylinder liners are Nikasil metallized. The connecting rods and pistons have also changed with the V8 design. The dry weight of the engine is 203 kg. The M60 engine has 4 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts, driven by timing chains. Each cylinder has its own ignition coil, fuel delivery and ignition angle are controlled by the Bosch Motronic 3.3 system. Continue reading Engine BMW M60B30