BMW E36 with a Turbo N55B30 Inline-Six

BMW E36 with a turbo N55 inline-six

Last year Jake “Rollzie” Rolls wanted to try something different in his BMW E36 sedan. He decided on installing a turbocharged 3.0 L N55B30 inline-six taken from a 2015 BMW M135i. A factory version of this motor makes 315-325 hp (235-240 kW) and 332 lb-ft (450 Nm) of torque. Jake’s engine is mostly stock with … Read more

For Sale: 1996 BMW M3 with a LS2 V8

1996 BMW M3 with a LS2 V8

This 1996 BMW M3 E36 is for sale in Houston, Texas for $45,000. The project started six years ago and includes build photos, documents, and receipts showing $90,000 in parts and labor. Under the hood sits a 402 ci (6.58 L) LS2 V8 built by Texas Speed & Performance making 515 hp on 93 octane … Read more

BMW E30 with a Honda K20 Inline-Four Update 3

BMW E30 316i with a K20A inline-four

It’s been almost two months since our last update on this BMW E30 project from Germany. Since then have put over 1200 km (745 miles) on the E30 having fun while testing everything. For those unfamiliar with the project, it’s powered by a 2.0 L K20A inline-four with a dry sump, BMW E36 five-speed manual … Read more

BMW E92 Eurofighter with a 7.6 L LSx V8

BMW E92 Eurofighter with a 7.6 L LSx V8

Austrian drifter Clemens Kauderer competes for Blue Elise Drift Team in his BMW E92 Eurofighter. This is the second model built by HGK Motorsport in Riga, Latvia. Under the hood sits a 7.6 L LSx V8 built by Mast Motorsports that makes 800 horsepower and 850 Nm (626 lb-ft) of torque on Q16 fuel and … Read more

BMW E36 Wagon with a S54 Inline-Six

BMW E36 wagon with a S54 inline-six

Geert Geerts and his company GNG Motorsport are transforming a BMW E36 wagon into a race car for a lucky customer. Under the hood sits a built 3.2 L S54 inline-six that will produce slightly more power than the factory 343 hp (256 kW) and 269 lb-ft (395 Nm) of torque thanks to Schrick camshafts … Read more