1990 BMW E30 with a LS3 V8

1990 BMW E30 with a LS 376/525 V8

This 1990 BMW E30 was built by MGarage Motorsport in Tarnobrzeg, Poland. Under the freshly painted hood sits a 6.2 L LS 376/525 V8 making 500 horsepower and 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) of torque. They mated the engine to a ZF GS6-53DZ six-speed manual transmission (E60 530D) with a Sachs twin-disc (E60 M5) clutch using … Read more

Twin-Turbo BMW S85 V10 Makes 1276 hp on Dyno

Twin-Turbo BMW S85 V10 on dyno

VS Motor is a engine builder and tuner in Trøgstad, Norway. The company recently tuned Odd Gunnar Kjøniksen’s twin-turbo BMW S85B50 V10 on their dyno. The engine features two Precision 6062 Gen2 turbochargers and MoTeC M150 ECU. Running on Sunoco E85R fuel, it made 917 hp and 988 Nm (728 lb-ft) on 0.75 bar (10.8 … Read more

BMW E30 with a 550 hp Turbo 13B

RROTER BMW E30 with a turbo 13B two-rotor

Pac Performance built this BMW E30 325i called “RROTER” for Ehsan Hazrati at their company in Revesby, New South Wales, Australia. Under the hood sits a turbocharged and bridge port 13B (Series 6 RX7) two-rotor making 550 horsepower thanks to a Garrett GTX4088R turbocharger. The engine features a Turbosmart BOV and wastegate, 1600 cc injectors, … Read more

BMW E30 M3 with a Stroked 5.7 L S85 V10

BMW E30 M3 with a Dinan 5.7 L S85 V10

Piper Motorsport set out to build their version of the ultimate BMW E30 M3. Under the hood sits a Dinan stroked 5.7 L S85 V10 connected to a M5 six-speed manual transmission, differential, and axles. the The car rides on E90 front and rear subframes and suspension. To achieve the proper suspension travel the company … 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 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