BMW 1 Series with a S65 V8

BMW E87 with a S65 V8

This BMW 1 Series E87 was built by GNG Motorsport in Nieuweroord, Netherlands. The five-door hatchback is powered by a 4.0 L S65B40 V8 from a BMW M3 E92 that makes 453 horsepower on 98 Euro RON fuel. The drivetrain consist of a M3 E92 six-speed manual transmission with a Vac Motorsport lightweight flywheel and … Read more


BMW 1 Series with a Twin-Turbo Diesel Inline-Six

2007 BMW E87 with a Twin-Turbo M57 Diesel Inline-Six

This 2007 BMW E87 5-door hatchback started life with as a 118d model with a turbo diesel inline-four. However the owner Josh wanted more power and torque so he turned to the talented mechanics at Quarry Motors in Sheffield, UK for a solution. There the car received a twin-turbo 3.0 L M57 (M57D30TÜTOP) inline-six and … Read more

BMW 130i with a S65 V8

BMW 130i with a 4.0 L S65 V8

The BMW 140 GTR was built by professional driver Peter van der Kolk in 2008. He started with a BMW E87 130i body and installed a 4.0 L S65B40 V8 from the BMW M3 E90/92/93. The engine received some work to increase the power from 414 to 450 horsepower. The drivetrain consists of a Drenth … Read more

2008 BMW 135i with a Dinan V8

2008 BMW 135i with a S65 V8

Marco Svizzero stopped by Jay Leno’s Garage to show off his 2008 BMW 135i M1 clone. Marco has upgraded everything on this BMW except the paint. The factory twin-turbo inline-six was replaced with a Dinan stroked 4.6 L S65 V8 that produces 502 horsepower. You can see more photos and videos of this coupe in … Read more

BMW 130i with a M5 V10 Update

BMW 130i E87 with a twin-supercharged S85 V10

When we last wrote about KJ Performance’s BMW 130i E87 they had managed to squeeze a 5.0 L S85 V10 from a M5 E60 under the hood. Not satisfied with the 550 horsepower and 384 lb-ft of torque, the company recently installed a G-Power Bi-compressor kit. This kit uses two belt driven ASA superchargers which … Read more

BMW 130i with a M5 V10

BMW 130i E87 with a M5 E60 V10

This BMW 130i E87 was built by KJ Performance in Geiselhöring, Germany. They installed a 5.0 L V10 from a M5 E60 that produces around 550 horsepower and 520 Nm (384 lb-ft) of torque. The car also used the 7-speed SMGIII transmission from the M5 and a rear end from a M3 E92. The car … Read more