BMW M3 E46 with a Viper V10

BMW M3 E46 with a Viper V10

The BMW M3 E46 came from the factory with a 3.2 L S54B32 inline-six that produced 333-338 horsepower and 262-269 lb-ft (355-365 Nm) of torque depending on if it was an US or EU model. One gentleman from the country of Georgia decided that wasn’t enough power, displacement, or cylinders. His solution is replacing the … Read more

BMW E46 with a Turbo 4G63

BMW E46 with a Turbo 4G63 inline-four

This menacing BMW E46 was built by Gabura Motorsport in Miskolc, Hungary for professional drifter Gy├Ârgy Szilveszter. The E46 came with many engine options but apparently none of them would be used for this project. Instead the team decided to install a 2.0 L Mitsubishi 4G63 inline-four with a complete Cosworth 2.2 L stroker kit. … Read more

BMW E46 Wagon with a 795 hp 1.5JZ Inline-Six

BMW E46 Wagon with a turbo 1.5JZ inline-six

This 2000 320d wagon came from BMW with a 2.0 L M47 diesel inline-four but some creative builders in Warslaw, Poland have since switched it to Japanese power. As mentioned the inline-four diesel was thrown out for a 1.5JZ inline-six. The engine consists of a head from a 2.5 L 1JZ and a block from … Read more

BMW E46 with a Turbo Mercedes Inline-Six

BMW E46 with a turbo Mercedes 3.2 L M104 inline-six

This BMW E46 has spent the past two years being built by VRP Fab in Lublin, Poland for drifting. The car has been completely rebuilt with upgraded suspension, brakes and drift-spec steering. Of course what excites us the most is the Mercedes 3.2 L M104 (M104.99x) inline-six sitting under the hood. The engine produces 468 … Read more

For Sale: 2003 BMW 330i with a 6.2 L LSx

2003 BMW 330i with a 6.2 L LSx V8

This 2003 BMW 330i is for sale in Detroit with an asking price of $27,000. Under the hood sits a 6.2 L LSx V8 made from a LS3 block and everything else is from a L92 from a Cadillac Escalade. The engines has minor upgrades including some head work and SMC Performance cam which helps … Read more

Race BMW E46 M3 with LS7

What do you do when you need a quality racecar on a budget? Castro Motorsports used a very popular recipe from the engine swap cookbook. First start with a base consisting of a two-door BMW then stuff with lots of Chevy small block. Once we found the car we wanted, we knew that the suspension … Read more