Engine BMW B48B20 / B48A20

A series of 2.0-liter BMW B48 gasoline engines has been produced by the company since 2014 and is installed on almost the entire modern model range of the German automaker. Two versions of the motor differ: B48A20 – for cars with front-wheel drives and B48B20 – with rear ones. Continue reading Engine BMW B48B20 / B48A20

Engine BMW M30B30

The M30B30 engine is the 3.0-liter (2986 cc) version of the M30 engine. The fuel injected version of the 2,986 cc (182.2 cu in) M30 debuted in 1971 in the E9 3.0 CSi and initially used the Bosch D-Jetronic mechanical fuel injection system. In 1976, the fuel injection system was upgraded to Bosch L-Jetronic electronic fuel injection. The M30B30 produces up to 147 kW (200 PS; 197 bhp) and 272 Nm (200 lb⋅ft), depending on the model year and whether a catalytic converter is fitted. The compression ratio is 9.2:1. With catalytic converter, compression ratio is 9:1. Continue reading Engine BMW M30B30

Engine BMW M30B35LE

The M30B35LE is a lower efficiency, SOHC, two-valve version of the M88/1 engine, also known as the M90. It uses the same block as the M88 and the same bore and stroke, but the cylinder head is borrowed from the BMW M30 engine family. Over the years, both Bosch Motronic and Bosch L-Jetronic engine management systems have been used in this engine. Usually identified by a white L on the block behind the oil filter housing and coolant passages on the side of the block. Continue reading Engine BMW M30B35LE

Engine BMW M30B35 / M30B34

The M30B34 engines sold in Europe and most other markets had a compression ratio of 10.0:1 and produced 160 kW (218 hp). In North America and Japan, the M30B34 had an 8.0:1 compression ratio and produced 136 kW (185 hp). All markets used the Bosch Motronic digital fuel injection system. The bore is 92 mm (3.62 in) and the stroke is 86 mm (3.39 in). Continue reading Engine BMW M30B35 / M30B34

Engine BMW N52B30

The N52B30 is the first engine in the new N52 range (which includes the N52B25) with six cylinders in line. Unlike its predecessor (M54B30), the N52B30 is a completely new engine, with a new lightweight magnesium-aluminum cylinder block, a different crankshaft and a lightweight connecting rod and piston group. Continue reading Engine BMW N52B30

Engine BMW N54B30

The 3.0-liter BMW N54B30 turbo petrol engine was produced by the concern from 2006 to 2016 and was installed on a number of popular models: 1-Series, 3-Series, 5-Series, 7-Series, X6 crossover. This unit was actively used by Alpina to create their heavy-duty motors. Continue reading Engine BMW N54B30

Engine BMW N55B30

The 3.0-liter BMW N55B30 turbo engine was produced by the German concern from 2009 to 2018 and was installed on almost all major models of the company, including X-series crossovers. Alpina created several of its especially powerful power units based on this engine. Continue reading Engine BMW N55B30

Engine BMW B58B30

A series of 6-cylinder BMW B58B30 engines with a volume of 3.0 liters has been assembled in Munich since 2015 and put on charged modifications of rear- and all-wheel drive models of the German concern. There are two generations of such engines and the line of S58 sports units created on their basis. Continue reading Engine BMW B58B30

Engine BMW M60B30

The basis for the creation of a small V8 M60B30 was the M60B40, in the cylinder block of which a short-stroke cast crankshaft was installed (stroke 67.6 mm versus 80 mm for the M60B40), and the cylinder diameter was reduced to 84 mm (was 89 mm). Changed, respectively, pistons and connecting rods. Continue reading Engine BMW M60B30

Engine BMW M60B40

The M60B40 engine block is 90° camber aluminum with nickel-plated liners and forged crankshaft. Since the end of 1994, the block has been replaced with a more reliable one made of alusil, the piston, respectively, has also changed. Continue reading Engine BMW M60B40

Engine BMW M62B35

The new model of the junior V8 BMW M62B35 entered the assembly line in 1996 and replaced the M60B30. The basis for the creation of this engine was the M62B44 engine, in the block of which a short-stroke crankshaft was installed, and the cylinder diameter was reduced to 84 mm. Continue reading Engine BMW M62B35

Engine BMW M62B44

In 1996, the M60 engines were replaced by a new modified M62 series, and the M60B40 engine was replaced by the updated M62B44. The basis for the creation of a 4.4-liter power unit was the predecessor M60B40, the cylinder block of which has changed for an increased cylinder diameter, the sleeves here are nikasil, since 1998 nikasil has been replaced by alusil. Continue reading Engine BMW M62B44

Engine BMW N62B36

The basis for the development of the N62B36 was the older brother N62B44, in the cylinder block of which a crankshaft with a stroke of 81.2 mm (was 82.7 mm) was installed, the cylinder diameter was reduced to 84 mm (was 92 mm) and the connecting rods were replaced. Continue reading Engine BMW N62B36

Engine BMW N62B40

Together with the large-capacity N62B48 engine, the younger brother N62B40 also came out. The basis for the creation of this motor was the N62B48, in the cylinder block of which a crankshaft with a piston stroke reduced to 84.1 mm was installed, the cylinder diameter was reduced from 93 mm to 87 mm. Continue reading Engine BMW N62B40

Engine BMW N62B44

The BMW N62B44 engine has two versions. Displacement, power, bore and stroke are the same for both versions: 4.4 liters (4398 cc), 92 mm bore and 82.7 mm stroke. Developed power of one version is 320 hp at 6100 rpm, and torque is 440 Nm at 3700 rpm. The second version develops 333 hp at 6100 rpm, its torque is 450 Nm at 3600 rpm. Continue reading Engine BMW N62B44

Engine BMW N62B48

BMW N62B48 engine has two versions. Engine displacement, power, bore and stroke are the same for both versions: the displacement is 4.8 liters (4799 cc), the bore is 93 mm, and the piston stroke is 88.3 mm. The power output of one version is 265 kW (360 hp) at 6200 rpm and torque of 500 Nm at 3500 rpm. The second version TU develops power of 367 hp (270 kW) at 6300 rpm and torque of 490 Nm at 3400 rpm. Continue reading Engine BMW N62B48

Engine BMW N63B44

The 8-cylinder BMW N63B44 engine with a volume of 4.4 liters has been produced since 2008 and is installed on almost all modern large models of the German automaker. There are a number of sports versions of this engine under the S63 index and up to 600 hp. Designed according to the concept of “Efficient Dynamics”, which means a combination of engine efficiency and driving comfort. Continue reading Engine BMW N63B44