1999 BMW 323i with a Turbo 2JZ

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

The theory is simple, swap a bulletproof powertrain into a cheap RWD chassis and go fast. However it’s never that simple in practice and requires a lot of work. Francisco was up for the challenge when he started in 2014 transforming his 1999 BMW 323i. Under the hood sits a turbocharged 2JZ inline-six rebuilt with … Read more

For Sale: 2003 BMW 330i with a LS3

2003 BMW 330i with a LS3 V8

This 2003 BMW 330i E46 is for sale on Bring a Trailer in San Diego, California (Arizona title) with a current bid of $20,000. The previous owner had a 6.2 L LS3 V8 installed that makes 459 horsepower and 453 lb-ft of torque. The drivetrain consists of a T56 six-speed manual from a 2002 Camaro … Read more

BMW E46 with a Yanmar Turbo Diesel Inline-Six

BMW E46 330d with a Yanmar 6LP-STE turbo diesel inline-six

This BMW E46 330d built by owner Markus Lindberg was spotted at Gatebil 2018. Markus replaced the factory 2.0 L M47 diesel inline-four with a 254 ci (4.16 L) Yanmar 6LP-STE turbo diesel inline-six. These engines are based on a Toyota 1HD-FT turbo diesel inline-six and feature SOHC, 24-valves, and direct injection. Markus’ engine produces … Read more

BMW E46 M3 with a Turbo 2JZ

BMW E46 with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

Duarte Viana transformed a 2004 BMW E46 shell into a drift machine. Under the hood sits a built 3.0 L 2JZ inline-six that makes 650 horsepower on 24 psi of boost. The drivetrain consists of a G-Forcce GSR four-speed transmission with a ACT triple disk clutch connected to a Winters quick-change rear end. Source: Drift … Read more

BMW Race Car with a Chevy Nascar SB2.2 V8

BMW E46 Race Car with a Chevy Nascar SB2.2 V8

This BMW race car was built by Riverside Racing in Werribee, Victoria, Australia. The car competes as a BMW E46 M3 GTR in the National Sports Sedan Series piloted by Shane Woodman. The carbon fiber body was designed by Scott Beeton from AeroDesign and built by Marc and Larry Fay at Australian Fibreglass Composites. This … Read more

BMW E46 with an AMG V8

BMW E46 with a Mercedes M156 V8

This BMW E46 coupe was built for Polish drifter Adam ZajÄ…czek by An-Car in Koszalin, Poland. Under the hood sits a 6.2 L M156 V8 from a Mercedes S63 AMG. The engine makes 492 horsepower and 641 Nm (472 lb-ft) of torque to the rear wheels through a Winters Performance quick-change rear end running on … Read more