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 …
The BMW M3 is a sports version of a series of German cars of the compact class BMW 3, produced since 1985 by BMW M GmbH. The fifth generation F80 came out in 2014, and an updated version was launched a year later. The car was assembled in Germany, South Africa and Mexico. The letter “M” in the name of the car indicates belonging to the Motorsport sports line. The M series differs from standard models in design, a more powerful engine and an improved suspension system.
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).
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.
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.
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, …