Building a BMW E82 with a 1000 hp 2JZ Inline-Six

BMW E82 with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

Geert Geerts and his company GNG Motorsport in Nieuweroord, Netherlands is transforming a BMW E82 into a drift monster. The project revolves around a fully built 2JZ-GTE inline-six that will make 1,000 horsepower from a Garrett GTXR turbocharger. The drivetrain consists of a BMW M4 M-DCT dual-clutch transmission connected to a BMW E92 M3 rear … Read more

For Sale: Drift BMW E82 with a 6.2 L AMG V8

BMW E82 with an AMG M156 V8

This BMW E82 1 Series is for sale in Gdańsk, Poland for 29,900 EUR or about $33,523 USD. Under the hood sits an AMG 6.2 L M156 V8 that makes 550 horsepower tuned by Turbo Lamik on a MegaSquirt ECU. The drivetrain consists of a Mercedes 3.0 L diesel transmission with a twin-disc clutch and … Read more

Building a BMW 135i with a 1000 hp N54 Inline-Six

BMW 135i with a turbo N54 inline-six

Ghassan Automotive is a company in Stillwater, Oklahoma that specializes in BMW repair and upgrades. For the past three months the company has been building a BMW 135i E82 to go drag racing. The engine is a turbocharged and built N54 inline-six that will make 1,000+ horsepower. The engine features a sleeved and closed deck … Read more

BMW 135i with a Dinan S65 V8

BMW 135i with a Dinan S65 V8

This BMW 1M clone was built by Performance Technic in Fremont, California for one lucky client. The team started with a BMW 135i E82 and installed a lot of parts off a E92 M3. They started with the 4.0 L S65 V8 that produces 414 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. However Stephen Freeth at … Read more

BMW 1 Series with a 550 HP V10

BMW 1 Series with a 5.0 L S85 V10

Jaap Bosma wanted to build a unique drift machine and found the perfect candidate in a junkyard in Ireland. There he found a BMW E82 118d coupe which came from the factory with a 2.0 L N47D20 inline-four diesel. Once he got the car back to his home in the Netherlands he sent it to … Read more

BMW 135i with an E92 M3 V8

You are looking at a very special BMW or as Matt Farah would put it “possibly the best BMW you could build at any price.” This BMW 135i has been slowly upgraded to a M-series both in looks and performance. The final touch was replacing the N54 I6 with a S65 V8 from a BMW … Read more