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

For Sale: Drift BMW E30 with a 454 LSX V8

Drift BMW E30 with a LSX 454 V8

This BMW E30 is for sale in Poland for €36,900 or about $40,362. The car was built for Grzegorz Hypki to compete in professional drift events like Drift Masters European Championship. Under the hood sits a 454 ci LSX V8 making 600 hp and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque. The engine features a Harrop … Read more

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