BMW E30 M3 with a 2JZ-GTE Races on Ice

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

Vidar Jødahl from Buldre Racing and his BMW E30 M3 recently attended Funäsdalen ICE Event 2020 in Sweden. Vidar’s E30 is powered by a turbocharged 2JZ-GTE inline-six capable of 1,305 horsepower and 1,163 lb-ft on 43 psi of boost. The motor is mated to a Sellholm MPG sequential gearbox and E34 M5 rear end. Watch … Read more

KMiata Developing Honda K-Series Swap Kit for BMW E30

KMiata BMW E30 with a Honda K-series inline-four

KMiata are developing a Honda K-series swap kit for the BMW E30. The company hasn’t release many details but the kit should be available later this year. After development for the E30 is complete, the company will begin work on an E36 swap kit. Source: KMiata FB page via @extech_mike

BMW E30 M3 with a 1300+ hp Turbo 2JZ Inline-Six

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

We always enjoy watching Vidar Jødahl race his Buldre Racingteam 1989 BMW E30 M3. The monster coupe is powered by a turbocharged 2JZ-GTE inline-six producing 1,305 horsepower and 1,163 lb-ft on 43 psi of boost from a Garrett GTX4294R turbocharger. The motor sends power to the rear wheels through a Sellholm MPG sequential gearbox and … Read more

BMW E30 with a Supercharged N62 V8

BMW E30 with a Supercharged N62 V8

This BMW E30 was built by Jacob Sport in Lescar, France. The cutout in the hood reveals a Mercedes E55 AMG supercharger on top of a BMW 4.8 L N62B48 V8. The unique combination produces around 500 horsepower. The V8 also features M62 oil pump, lower compression from head gasket, and custom exhaust manifolds. Source: … Read more

BMW E30 with a Twin-Turbo V10

BMW E30 with a Twin-Turbo S85 V10

Odd Gunnar Kjøniksen has spent five years transforming his BMW E30 in his garage in Trøgstad, Norway. The car was built from the ground up in order to make the ultimate drift monster. The project starts with a 1988 BMW E30 318i stripped down to a bare shell. Odd Gunnar reinforced the chassis with an … Read more

BMW E30 Wagon with a Turbo M50

BMW E30 Wagon with a turbo M50 inline-six

This 1990 BMW E30 wagon was built by Harri Lillevars from Harri’s Weldworks & Motorsport in Estonia. Under the fiberglass front sits a turbocharged 2.8 L M50 inline-six producing 850 horsepower on 2.3 bar (33.3 psi) of boost. The engine features a Turbobandit TB80 turbocharger, forged internals, block girdle, MaxxECU, and 12 injectors for ethanol … Read more