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 E30 with a Honda K20 Inline-Four Update 2

BMW E30 316i with a K20A inline-four

It’s been two months since our last update on this BMW E30 project from Germany. Since then they finished work in the engine bay. Under the fiberglass hood sits a 2.0 L K20A inline-four with a dry sump system and custom exhaust headers mated to a BMW E36 five-speed manual transmission and 4.10 LSD. They … Read more

BMW E30 M3 with a Turbo 2JZ Goes 212 mph on Ice

Vidar Jødahl BMW E30 M3 with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

Vidar Jødahl and his Buldre Racing Team recently set a World speed record on ice at Speed Weekend in Årsund, Sweden. Vidar set the record with speed of 341.45 km/h (212.16 mph) averaged from a start speed of 329.06 km/h (204.46 mph) and end speed of 346.82 km/h (215.50 mph). He achieved the record in … Read more

BMW E30 with a Honda K20 Inline-Four Update

BMW E30 316i with a K20A inline-four

It’s been several months since we shared this BMW E30 project from Germany. Back then the owner mocked-up the 2.0 L K20A inline-four from Honda Integra Type R. Since then they finished installing the motor and BMW E36 328 five-speed manual transmission. They also have made a lot of progress on the fuel system, exhaust … Read more

Building a BMW E30 with a Honda K20 Inline-Four

BMW E30 316i with a K20A inline-four

This BMW E30 316i is being converted into a lightweight race car by a talented German mechanic. They are replacing the factory 1.6 L M40B16 inline-four with a 2.0 L K20A inline-four from Honda Integra Type R that makes 217 hp (162 kW) and 152 lb-ft (206 Nm). The owner is converting the K20 to … Read more