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 Z3 is a German sports car produced by BMW AG between 1996 and 2002. The car was produced in the body of a coupe and a convertible, passed off as a roadster. The place of auto production was South Carolina, USA. During the years of production, 297,088 cars were produced. The Z3 model was developed and appeared as a kind of response to the main competitor in the market – the Mazda MX-5 convertible. In 2002 the model was replaced by Z4.
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 M42B18 engine is an inline 4-cylinder engine developed from the M40B18. It differs from its predecessor mainly in the new, more efficient aluminum 16-valve cylinder head with two camshafts and an optimized combustion chamber.
The M43B18 engine is an in-line 4-cylinder engine of the M43 family (it also included the M43B16 and M43B19), which was released in 1992 as a replacement for the M40B18. The M43 cylinder block was transferred from the M40 practically unchanged, the crankshaft now has 4 counterweights (there were 8 on the M40) and lost …
The BMW M43B19 engine, better known as the M43TU, is the largest of the lineup and has a displacement of 1.9 liters (1895 cc). A distinctive feature of these power units is the use of the proprietary fuel injection system BMW BMS 46. There are two modifications with different power levels.
The BMW M44B19 engine is a 4-cylinder engine that replaced the M42B18 engine and was produced from 1996 to 2001. This power unit has taken a leading position in the BMW four-cylinder engine program and compared to the M42, many design changes have been made on the M44 both in the engine itself, in the …
The M52B20 engine appeared in 1994 and replaced the popular M50B20. This is the first representative of the new M52 family of inline 6-cylinder engines (which also includes M52B24, M52B25, M52B28, S52B32). The cylinder block of the new engine is now lightweight aluminum with nickel-plated cylinders, new pistons and connecting rods.
The BMW M52B25 engine from the M52 family (it also included the M52B20, M52B24, M52B28, S52B32) was introduced in 1995 and was positioned as a replacement for the 2.5-liter M50 representative. The geometry of the bottom remained the same, but the cast-iron block was replaced with a lightweight aluminum cylinder with a Nikasil coating, pistons …
The M52B28 engine appeared in 1995 and is the senior representative of the M52 family (which also includes the M52B20, M52B24, M52B25, S52B32). The engine block on European versions is nickel-plated aluminum, for North America the block is cast iron.
M54B22 is the junior engine of the M54 series (which also includes M54B25, M54B30 and S54B32), is an evolution of the M52TUB20, in which the crankshaft was replaced with a new, cast iron crankshaft with a stroke of 72 mm (it used to be 66 mm), lightweight pistons were installed, 145 mm modified forged connecting …
The M54B25 is a very popular 2.5 liter engine in the M54 series (which includes the M54B22, M54B30 and S54B32) and entered the BMW production line in 2000 and replaced the M52TUB25.
BMW M54B30 engine was created in 2000 on the basis of the M52TUB28 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.