BMW E46 with a 800 hp Turbo Barra

BMW E46 with a turbo Barra inline-six

Pontus Hartman from Hartman Drifting competes in Drift Masters European Championship (DMEC) with his BMW E46. The car is powered by a turbocharged 4.0 L Barra inline-six featuring CP-Carillo forged pistons and rods, BorgWarner S300SXE turbocharger, and Ecumaster ECU. Pontus estimates the engine is producing around 800 horsepower and 1000 Nm (737 lb-ft) of torque. … Read more

BMW E46 with a Turbo VR6

BMW E46 with a Turbo R32 VR6

Kajetan Grabarczyk competes in the Polish Drift Series in a BMW E46 for Maximum Drift Team. The factory BMW engine has been replaced with a turbocharged 3.2 L VR6. The engine makes 625 hp at 5700 rpm and 883 Nm at 4194 rpm thanks to forged internals and a JRspec GT3582R turbocharger. The engine is … Read more

2002 BMW 325i with a Supercharged Coyote V8

2002 BMW 325i with a Coyote V8

This 2002 BMW 325i (E46) was built to drift by owner Chad Anderson. When it came time for more power, he took inspiration from his 2013 Mustang GT. He enjoyed the power delivery from the Coyote V8 and figured it would make for a unique swap. The 325i is now powered by a Gen2 5.0 … Read more

1999 BMW 323i with a Turbo 2JZ Update

1999 BMW E46 323i with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

Last year we shared the amazing 1999 BMW 323i built by owner Francisco with a 720 whp 2JZ-GTE inline-six. Since then he’s upgraded the drivetrain by replacing the Nissan CD009 six-speed manual with a GM TH400 three-speed automatic transmission built by FTI Performance. The new transmission features a Toyota automatic bellhousing and FTI adapter plate. … Read more

BMW M60/M62/S62 V8 Swap Kit for E36/E46

BMW M60 M62 V8 swap kit for BMW E36 E46

CYBUL sells a swap kit for installing a BMW M60, M62, or S62 V8 into a BMW E36, E46, Z3, or Z4 model. The kits range from €1,149-€1,795 or about $1,274-$1,991 depending on options. All kits include an oil pan, modified oil pump, engine mounts, polyurethane engine bushings, modified subframe, bolts, and gaskets. The S62 … Read more

Carbon Fiber E46 M3 with a S65 V8

Carbon Fiber E46 M3 with a S65 V8

This BMW E46 M3 race car was built by BM Body Parts and Num Swap Shop in Bangkok, Thailand to compete in the Maxnitron Racing Series 2019. The car is powered by a BMW 4.0 L S65B40 V8 mated to a HGT six-speed sequential transmission. The V8 makes 414 horsepower and 412 Nm (304 lb-ft) … Read more