For Sale: BMW E36 with a 4.7 L M62 V8

BMW E36 with a 4.7 L M62 V8

This 1997 BMW E36 Compact will be auctioned in Messe Essen, Essen, Germany on March 26-27. The car was built by Hartge Brothers in 1999 for 146,000 DM (Deutsche Mark). The company replaced the factory motor with a 4.4 L M62B44 V8 bored to 4.7 liters and mated to a M3 Evo six-speed manual transmission. … Read more

For Sale: 1994 BMW 325i with a 302 ci Windsor V8

1994 BMW 325i with a 302 ci Windsor V8

This 1994 BMW 325i is for sale in Watertown, South Dakota for $9,500. The engine bay holds a 302 ci Windsor V8 from a 1995 Mustang GT with ported Edelbrock heads, Ford Performance F-Cam, Comp vale springs, Trick Flow Chromoly pushrods, Ford Performance 1.72 ratio rocker arms, Weiand Stealth intake, and FiTech EFI system. The … Read more

BMW E36 with a Turbo 1JZ

BMW E36 with a turbo 1JZ inline-six

Chase McMaster built his BMW E36 to drift at this company Chase Bays in Birmingham, Alabama. The car was previously powered by a S52 inline-six until it blew. He replaced that with a turbocharged 2.5 L 1JZ inline-six using Xcessive mounts. The 1JZ mates to a BMW ZF five-speed manual transmission thanks to a PMC … Read more

BMW E36 with a Turbo VQ35 V6

Jacob Sport BMW E36 with a Turbo VQ35 V6

S├ębastien Farbos competes in Championnat De France Drift with his BMW E36 built by Jacob Sport. The 1030 kg (2270 lb) coupe is propelled by a turbocharged 3.6 L Nissan VQ35 V6 mated to a 3MO Performance five-speed sequential transmission. The motor produces 740 horsepower and 830 Nm (612 lb-ft) of torque at 0.8 bar … Read more

BMW E36 Race Car with a 1000 hp Twin-Turbo P63 V8

BimmerWorld BMW E36 with a Twin-Turbo S63 V8

BimmerWorld entered Pikes Peak 2017 with a BMW E92 M3 and went 11:02.966. They followed that in 2019 with a BMW F82 M4 GT4 and went 10:39.786. They realized their dream of faster times would require a building a monster. They call it “Bergsteiger” and it’s one of the widest E36 race cars around. The … Read more

Brennsport’s E36 with a LS3 V8

Brennsport BMW E36 with a LS3 V8

This BMW E36 is being built by Brennsport in Germany to compete at local track days but also be street legal. In the engine bay sits a 6.2 L LS376 V8 crate engine making 525 horsepower and 486 lb-ft of torque from GM. They installed the engine using a Holley rear-sump oil pan and Sikky … Read more