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The BMW 3 Series was a tight executive vehicle produced because of the German automaker BMW since might 1975. The initial generation of 3 Series was only readily available as a 2-door coupe, however the design number have since expanded to

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models fitted with various motors as listed below up to the end of production in 1999 Saloon Coupe; 316e 316i 318i 320i 323i 325i 328i 318is.Please note Manual Does NOT cover features specific to Convertible Does NOT cover Touring (Estate) Compact M3 or Diesel models; Does NOT cover E46 Range introduced Sept 1998 It does not cover the later M52 6-cylinder motors or diesel motors. The motors covered by this manual are as follows: 1.6 L (1596 cubic centimetre ) Single Over Head Camshaft M40 B16 four cylinderinder petrol up to 1993 model year 1.6 L (1596 cubic centimetre ) Single Over Head Camshaft M43 B16 four cylinderinder petrol from 1994 model year 1.8 L (1796 cubic centimetre ) Single Over Head Camshaft M40 B18 four cylinderinder petrol up to 1993 model year 1.8 L (1796 cubic centimetre ) Single Over Head Camshaft M43 B18 four cylinderinder petrol from 1994 model year 1.8 L ) Dual Overhead Cam M50 B25 6 cylinder petrol up to 1995 (including VANOS) 2.5 L (2494 cubic centimetre ) Dual Overhead Cam M52 B25 6 cylinder petrol from 1995 (including VANOS) 2.8 L (2793 cubic centimetre ) Dual Overhead Cam M52 B28 6 cylinder petrol from 1995 (including VANOS) * VANOS lots more

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that these manuals are intended for petrol motor cars (except where diesel is specifically mentioned) built to US specifications. Inside this manual you will find: Routine Maintenance routine engine tuning motor repair cooling and heating air-conditioning fuel and exhaust air pollution control ignition brakes suspension and steering electrical systems and electrical schematics. Haynes repair manuals can save you money on bills for repair and maintenance. Step-by-step procedures and illustrations give you guidance for every task from basic maintenance and troubleshooting to complete teardown rebuild. more information.....

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Convertible or XDrive (four wheel drive) versions of the above. DOES NOT cover: `facelifted` MY2009 range introduced Sept 2008 in the UK Oct 2008 in Australia. Petrol motors Covered: ● 318i - 2.0 liter (1995 cc) 4 piston ● 320i - 2.0 liter (1995 cc) 6 piston ● 325i - 2.5 liter (2497 cc) 6 piston ● 330i - 3.0 liter (2996 cc) 6 piston Turbo Diesel motors Covered: ● 318d - 2.0 liter (1995 cc) 4 piston ● 320d - 2.0 liter (1995 cc) 4 piston ● 325d - 3.0 liter (2993 cc) 6 piston ● 330d - 3.0 liter (2993 cc) 6 piston Transmissions described are 5 Speed and 6 Speed Manual and Automatic Transmissions. No overhaul or major repair procedures are described but normal maintenance and simple maintenance tasks and removal and installation of the transmissions are described. further data

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Manual covers the following models: ● 3 Series (E30) 316 316i 318i 320i 325i; Saloon Touring Convertible; 1596cc 1766cc 1795cc 1990cc 2494cc sohc petrol (not 4WD models) ● 5 Series (E28) 518 518i 525i 528i 535i M535i; Saloon; 1766cc 1795cc 2494cc 2788cc 3430cc sohc petrol (not 4WD models) ● 5 Series (E34) 518i 520i 525i 530i 535i; Saloon and Touring; 1795cc 1990cc 2494cc 2986cc 3430cc sohc petrol (not 4WD models) Engines Covered ● M10/4 piston (1766 cc) ● M40/4 piston (1596 cc) (1796 cc) ● M20/6 piston (1990 cc) (2494 cc) ● M30/6 piston (2494 cc) (2788 cc) (2986 cc) (3430 cc) Does NOT cover models with Dual Overhead Cam vee eight or Diesel Engines or 4WD. gearboxs Covered: ● Getrag 5-speed manual ● ZF 5-speed manual ● ZF 3 HP 22 - 3 Speed Automatic ● ZF 4 HP 22 - 4 Speed Automatic ● ZF 4 HP EH - Electronic 4 Procedures ● Cooling Heating Air Conditioning Systems ● Fuel Exhaust Systems ● Engine wirings ● Engine Management Emission Control Systems ● Manual gearbox ● Automatic gearbox ● Clutch Driveline ● Braking System ● springs and shock details

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Manuals click here NEW hardcover BMW 3 Series (E46) 1998 - 2006 Haynes Owners Service Repair Manual covers Models BMW 3 series (E46) models with 4 and 6 cylinder petrol motors Petrol Models 316i 318i 320i 323i 325i 328i 330i in Saloon Coupe Touring Bodystyles. DOES NOT Cover: Compact Convertible M3 or four-stroke diesel Models Compact Convertable or M3 models or new 3-series (E90/E91/E92) introduced durint 2005.. DOES NOT Cover: 1.6 liter (1596 cubic centimetre ) four cylinderinder petrol and all four-stroke diesel motors are not covered in this manual. motors Covered: ● 1.8 liter (1796 cubic centimetre ) "N42 B18" DOHC "Valvetronic" four cylinderinder ● one point nine liter (1895 cubic centimetre ) "M43TU B19" OHC four cylinderinder ● 2.0 liter (1995 cubic centimetre ) "N42 B20" DOHC "Valvetronic" four cylinderinder ● 2.2 liter (2171 cubic centimetre ) "M54 B30" DOHC 6 cylinder Transmissions described: ● 5-speed manual ● 6-speed manual ● four geared automatic ● 5-speed automatic NOTE: Only maintenance adjustment simple maintenance tasks plus removal and installation are described for the lots more

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Convertible.Please note: This manual Does NOT cover 325i X or revised range introduced September 1987.In this workshop manual you will find: Routine Maintenance tune-up procedures motor repair cooling and heating air-conditioning fuel and exhaust emissions control ignition brakes suspension and Rack and pinion electrical systems and electrical schematics.Haynes workshop and service manuals are money saving on maintenance and repair bills. progressive procedures and illustrations give you guidance for every task from basic maintenance and troubleshooting to complete teardown rebuild. Information on Repair and Service Manuals Note that repair manuals are normally produced for models sold in a particular country. Differences in specification can exist between models sold in different countries and items such as installed motors can differ. Please check that the manual will cover your model before purchase and if you need more detail please contact us here.. click here

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centimetre carburettor 2.0 liter - 1990 cubic centimetre fuel-injectedgearboxs covered 4 or 5 gear manual with Borg Warner synchromesh ZF 3HP22 3-speed automaticIn this workshop manual you will find: Routine Maintenance tune-up procedures motor repair cooling and heating airconditioner maintenance fuel and exhaust emissions control ignition brakes springs and shock absorbers and steering electrical systems and electrical schematics.Haynes workshop and service manuals are money saving on bills for repair and maintenance. progressive procedures and illustrations guide you through every job from basic maintenance and troubleshooting to complete teardown rebuild. Information on Repair and Service Manuals Note that repair manuals are normally produced for models sold in a particular country. Differences in specification can exist between models sold in different countries and items such as installed motors can differ. Please check that the manual will cover your model before purchase and if you need more detail please contact us here.. click here

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include information specific to the 318i 318ti 323is 328is Z3 M3 or Four Wheel Drive Models. Engines covered: * M52 TU B25 2494 cubic centimetre * M52 BU B28 2793 cubic centimetre * M54 B25 2494 cubic centimetre * M54 B30 2979 cubic centimetre * M56 B25 2494 cubic centimetre Contents: * Routine maintenance * routine engine tuning * motor maintenance * Cooling and heating * Air conditioning * Fuel and exhaust * Emissions control * Ignition * braking system * Suspension and steering * wirings * electrical schematics link here

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The BMW 3 Series was a tight executive vehicle produced because of the German automaker BMW since might 1975. This is the successor towards 02 show and has now been manufactured in six different years.

The initial generation of 3 Series was only readily available as a 2-door coupe, however the design number have since expanded to incorporate a 4-door sedan, 2-door convertible, 5-door section wagon and 5-door hatchback body kinds. In 2013, the coupe and convertible brands began to be badged as 4 show, therefore the 3 show number no further includes these human anatomy types.

The 3 Series are BMW's best-selling model, accounting for about 30% regarding the BMW brand name's annual complete sales. The BMW 3 Series has won many honors throughout their history.

The M version of the 3 show, M3, premiered using E30 M3 in 1988.

BMW introduced its E21 when you look at the wake of the 1973 oil crisis, almost doubling BMW's globally car marketing figures in 3 years.

The model codes the six years for the 3 Series are:

E21: 1975–1983 Coupe and Cabriolet
E30: 1982–1991 Coupe, Sedan, Cabriolet and Touring
E36: 1992–1999 Coupe, Sedan, Cabriolet, Lightweight and Touring
E46: 1999–2006 Coupe, Sedan, Cabriolet, Lightweight and Touring
E90: 2005–2011 Sedan. E91: 2005–2011 Touring. E92: 2007–2012 Coupé. E93: 2007–2013 Convertible
F30: 2012–present Sedan. F31: 2012–present Touring. F34: 2013–present Gran Turismo


The BMW E36 was a compact exec car that has been produced by BMW from 1990 to 1999. It had been introduced in October 1990 in 4-door sedan human body style. The model range is later expanded to include the coupe, convertible, section truck and hatchback. The BMW E46 changed the E36 sedans in 1998, but the E36 coupe and section wagon designs stayed in manufacturing until 1999, the convertible versions remained in manufacturing until 2000 and the hatchback systems stayed in production until 2001.

The hatchback body design, known as the BMW Compact, is introduced in 1994 you start with the 318ti, becoming remarkably popular in European countries but mainly unsuccessful in united states. The "Touring" estate ended up being sold in Europe from 1995, but wasn't for sale in america. Even though the BMW factory had been making its very own E36 convertibles, the Baur "Top Cabriolet" transformation was also available.

The E36 ended up being a fruitful design which laid powerful fundamentals for BMW E46's success in subsequent years. For each season of its production, the E36 had been known as in Car and Driver Magazine's "10 Top automobiles" record. Additionally, the E36 M3 was named automobile and Driver's top dealing with vehicle for more than $30k in 1997.

The human body styling can be named the "dolphin form".

All E36 saloons, coupes, and estates employed the "Z-axle" multilink suspension system in rear which was proven in the Z1. The hatchback system design, rather than the "Z-Axle" Multilink used in other E36's. This is carried out in order to truly save room because truncated buttocks.
Motors

DOHC engines were utilized throughout the number, with VANOS adjustable valve timing launched in 1993. The 2.5 L M50B25 utilized in the 325i versions had been replaced in 1996 using 2.8 L M52B28, generating the 328 range. Another 2.5 L I6 system, the M52B25, is reintroduced for 1998 but badged whilst the 323i instead of 325i.

Four-cylinder petrol

At first, the 4-cylinder machines from E30 were used. In 1993, the M40 had been replaced because of the M43 SOHC system. In 1996, the M42 is replaced because of the M44 DOHC engine.
Title,
Many years Power Torque system 0–100 km/h Top rate human anatomy styles records
316i
1990-1993 74 kW
@5500 rpm 141 N·m
@4250 rpm M40B16 12.9 191 km/h sedan
316i
1993-1999 75 kW
@5500 rpm 150 N·m
@3900 rpm M43B16 12.7 195 km/h sedan
coupe
hatchback
wagon
316i
1999-2000 76 kW
@5300 rpm 165 N·m
@2500 rpm M43TUB19 11.9 190 km/h hatchback
318i
1990-1993 83 kW
@5500 rpm 162 N·m
@4250 rpm M40B18 11.2 198 km/h sedan Sold as 316i in South Africa
318i
1993-1998 85 kW
@5500 rpm 168 N·m
@3900 rpm M43B18 11.0 208 km/h sedan
convertible
wagon
318is
1992-1996 103 kW
@6000 rpm 175 N·m
@4500 rpm M42B18 9.9 215 km/h sedan
coupe
hatchback Hatchback variation known as "318ti"
318is
1996-2000 103 kW
@6000 rpm 180 N·m
@4300 rpm M44B19 9.9 215 km/h sedan
coupe Hatchback variation called "318ti"
Six-cylinder petrol

In the beginning, the M50 engines were utilized. In 1993 the M50TU added single VANOS, which increasing torque. In 1994, the M52 system changed the M50TU, causing the 328i model replacing the 325i and also the inclusion of a unique mid-range 323i model.

The 1992 M3 introduced the 3.0 L S50 motor. In 1995, their capacity is risen to 3.2 L and VANOS ended up being included with the fatigue camshaft.
Name,
Ages Power Torque Engine 0–100 km/h Top rate system kinds records
320i
1991-1994 110 kW
@5900 rpm 190 N·m
@4700 rpm M50B20 9.8 221 km/h sedan
coupe
convertible
320i
1994-1998 110 kW
@5900 rpm 190 N·m
@4200 rpm M52B20 9.8 221 km/h sedan
coupe
convertible
truck
323i
1995-1998 125 kW
@5500 rpm 245 N·m
@3950 rpm M52B25 8.2 232 km/h sedan
coupe
convertible
wagon
hatchback Hatchback variation labeled as "323ti"
323ti
1999-2001 125 kW
@5500 rpm 245 N·m
@3900 rpm M52B25 8.2 232 km/h hatchback
325i
1991-1993 141 kW
@5900 rpm 245 N·m
@4700 rpm M50B25 7.5 235 km/h sedan
325i
1993-1995 141 kW
@5900 rpm 245 N·m
@4200 rpm M50B25TU 7.5 235 km/h sedan
coupe
convertible
328i
1995-1998 142 kW
@5500 rpm 280 N·m
@3950 rpm M52B28 7.0 240 km/h sedan
coupe
convertible
truck
M3
1992-1995 213 kW
@7000 rpm 320 N·m
@3600 rpm S50B30 5.6 250 km/h* sedan
coupe
convertible US-spec right here
M3
1995-1998 236 kW
@7400 rpm 350 N·m
@3250 rpm S50B32 5.4 250 km/h* sedan
coupe
convertible US-spec right here

* digital speed limiter
Diesel

In the beginning, the turbocharged straight-6 M51 had been utilized in the E36 325td sedan. In 1993, the 325tds sedan was released, which included an intercooler toward M51. In 1994, the 4-cylinder turbocharged and intercooled M41 system became designed for the sedan, hatchback and truck systems.
Name,
Years Power Torque motor 0–100 km/h Top rate system kinds Notes
318tds
1994-1998 66 kW
@4800 rpm 190 N·m
@2000 rpm M41D17 13.0 182 km/h sedan
coupe
compact
truck
325td
1991-1996 85 kW
@4800 rpm 222 N·m
@2000 rpm M51D25UL 12.0 198 km/h sedan
325td
1996-1998 85 kW
@4800 rpm 230 N·m
@1900 rpm M51D25TUUL 12.0 198 km/h sedan
325tds
1993-1996 105 kW
@4800 rpm 260 N·m
@2200 rpm M51D25OL 9.9 214 km/h sedan
touring
325tds
1996-1998 105 kW
@4600 rpm 280 N·m
@2200 rpm M51D25TUOL 9.9 214 km/h sedan
touring

Thailand

The BMW E36 3-series had been brought in as a full CBU vehicle. Prominent brands included the 316i "Compact" 3-door and 318i saloon. During that time, BMW marketed the complete BMW lineup had been readily available with abdominal muscles brake system and driver part airbags. Between 1995 and 1999, the Thai market lineup included a special 2.4L type of the M52 engine with 184 hp.
Indonesia

In Indonesia, only the 318i, 320i, and 323i versions are offered.
Malaysia

In Malaysia, only the 318i, 325i and 328i versions are offered.
USA/Canada

318i, 318is, 318ic
318ti
318i, 318ti
320i Canada just
323i
323is, 323ic
325i, 325is, 325ic
325i, 325is, 325ic
328i
328is, 328ic
M3 USA-specific M3 motors: S50B30US and S52B32

Special Brands
316i South African Version

Circulated between 1994-1998, the Southern Africa version of the 316i featured an 1796cc engine, even though it had a 316i badge. Aside from becoming a right-hand driven vehicle, all the components of the car ended up being the same as their worldwide 316i equivalent/counterpart.
325is Mtechnic

In late 1993/early 1994 BMW Motorsports, in an effort to gauge the demand for its new E36 based M3 in america, produced 150 highly changed 325is BMWs. Alterations included: M3 front side spoiler, M3 Sport side dresses, M3 rear valence, M3 Mirrors, Motorsport home manages, and all sorts of were coated with BMW Alpine White III. Around, the Motorsport Tri-Color Hurricane system suede and fabric seats and interior panels had been associated with the M stitched tyre, M logo shift knob, the OBC, heated seating, and 200 watt premiums speakers. More Motorsport tweaks included 17" 2 piece BBS Motorsport tires, M technology suspension system, and a finite slide differential. Some brands optionally included the M3 backside spoiler and stainless-steel fatigue methods. The result was an automobile that searched similar to the 1995 M3 that has been ultimately released, however lacked the more expensive Motorsport 3.0L powerplant.
E36/5 3 Series Lightweight
316 Coupe 1.6 L engine

BMW made a basic type of the E36 labeled as the BMW Compact, a three-door hatchback. This platform is usually named the E36/5. When you look at the United States/Canada market the car ended up being offered because the 318ti and ended up being built with a 1.8L I4, 139 bhp M42B18 motor and had been coming in at USD23,000 in 1995. In 1996 the 1.8 liter system had been replaced with 1.9L M44B19 putting away 142 bhp and 133 ft·lbf of torque. Ostensibly due to slow United States marketing of this E36/5 lightweight, the E46 Compact had not been sold in the us.
E36/7 Z3 Roadster and E36/8 Z3 Coupe

an altered type of the E36 platform designated as E36/7 is utilized for the BMW Z3 roadster in 1996-2002. The modification when it comes to Z3 Coupe is designed as E36/8.
Motorsports

Geoff Brabham along with his more youthful bro David Brabham obtained the 1997 AMP Bathurst 1000 in the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, Australia travel a brilliant Touring BMW 320i for BMW Motorsport Australia.

The 1998 24 Hours Nürburgring was won by a diesel for the first time - a BMW E36 320d, assisted by its diesel motor requiring less gas stops than competitors.

The BMW E46 is a tight professional vehicle that has been made by BMW from 1998 to 2007. It absolutely was introduced in May 1998 in sedan human body style. In 1999, a coupé and touring human body style became offered to all markets, plus the sedan was released in the usa. A convertible and hatchback system design premiered in 2000, the latter limited to European countries, Southern Africa, Australian Continent and brand new Zealand. The BMW E90 replaced the E46 sedans in belated 2004, but the E46 coupe and convertible human anatomy types remained in production until 2007.

All-wheel drive is re-introduced into the 3 Series, after a rest of 18 years. It absolutely was designed for the six-cylinder 325xi and 330xi sedan/wagon brands.

The E46 ended up being considered the efficiency standard of its class and experienced success in a lot of markets. The record marketing seasons for the E46 chassis is 2002, when 561,249 cars had been offered worldwide. The key competition throughout the E46's production run are the Alfa Romeo 156, Audi A4, Lexus IS/Toyota Altezza, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Saab 9-3 in addition to Volvo S60.

The M3 form of the E46 had been powered by the BMW S54 straight-six system. The M3 premiered in 2001 and had been available in coupé and convertible human body types. The transmissions offered had been a 6-speed guide or the 6-speed "SMG-II" sequential guide gearbox.

Outside design

The E46 was developed as an evolutionary alternative to the BMW E36 chassis. In 1995, the typical outside design for the E46 by Erik Goplen ended up being approved and thus DesignworksUSA ended up being developed by BMW to exert effort alongside BMW Group's in-house build group to generate the surface system benefit the 3-Series vary in February 1996. Based on the E36 body layer, the style staff place an emphasis on enhancing aerodynamics and enhancing the automobile's intense stance. Build patents had been submitted in Germany on July 16, 1997 plus the usa on January 16, 1998. While the styling for the E46 had been seen as an evolution of acutely successful past generation 3-series, it was perhaps not instantly welcomed by either the buying general public, and/or automotive hit. Keyword released out in the hit that BMW stylists are unsatisfied in raising the roof-line, therefore the basic "rounding" associated with the system panels when compared to the greater squarish E36 series. Chris Bangle ended up being responsible through January 1996 the production saloon outside, as obvious inside 1997 design patent. Production development of the saloon took 24 months from January 1996 to January 1998. Goplen created the production coupé and estate during 1996–1997.
Interior decorating

Considering that the production have going, the complete in-car activities program will be based upon an extremely flexible automotive computer system system. Consequently the E46 brands can all be effortlessly enhanced using newest BMW technologies including BMW's Bluetooth program, the DVD founded Navigation system, also BMW's CD changers that play MP3s
Fat and rigidity aim

a focus ended up being put on decreasing unsprung fat and increasing architectural rigidity versus increasing power production: the best displacement design at launch, the E46 328, have just 3 horse power over the E36 328. To counter this small power enhance, the body layer of E46 had been claimed by BMW to-be 70% additional rigid than the E36's, and aluminum suspension system equipment were used progressively to be able to lessen unsprung weight. However, with a curb pounds of 1450 kg, the E46 328ci try 55 kilograms heavier as compared to E36 equivalent.

In track with BMW's core standards, the E46 was released with a front side engined rear-wheel drive design with 50/50 weight distribution. This balance allows for ideal control in regards to the drive train layout.

The BMW M54 try a straight-6 DOHC piston motor which replaced the M52 and was made out of 2000-2006. There was no "technical update" version of the M54 produced, and so the motor standards stayed equivalent throughout its 7 12 months production. The M54 started initially to be eliminated after the introduction regarding the BMW N52 in 2004.

The primary differences when considering the M54 as well as its M52TU forerunner will be the non-return gas program, a completely digital throttle, a digitally monitored thermostat and therefore the North American engines no more use an iron block. The M54 makes use of an aluminium block and aluminium cylinder mind with cast iron cylinder liners and, like the M52TU, the M54 qualities variable device timing to both camshafts and a dual length intake manifold.

The E46 M3 are running on the S54 system show, that is an advancement associated with the S50B32, it self becoming in line with the M50. It however features an iron block instead of the aluminium M54.



1 Models
1.1 M54B22
1.2 M54B25
1.3 M54B30
2 S54
2.1 S54B32
2.2 S54B32HP
3 See additionally
4 Sources

Brands
Motor Displacement Power Torque Redline Bore Stroke Compression ratio Season
M54B22 2,171 cc 125 kW @ 6100 rpm 210 N·m @ 3500 6500 80 mm 72 mm 10.8:1 2000
M54B25 2,494 cc 141 kW @ 6000 rpm 237 N·m @ 3500 6500 84 mm 75 mm 10.5:1 2000
M54B30 2,979 cc 170 kW @ 5900 rpm 300 N·m @ 3500 6500 84 mm 89.6 mm 10.2:1 2000
S54B32 3,246 cc 256 kW @ 7900 rpm 365 N·m @ 4900 8000 87 mm 91 mm 11.5:1 2000
M54B22

The 2,171 cc M54B22 creates 125 kW at 6100 rpm and 210 N·m of torque at 3500 rpm.

Applications:

2000-2006 E46 320i, 320Ci
2000-2003 E39 520i
2000-2002 E36/7 Z3 2.2i
2003-2005 E85 Z4 2.2i
2003-2005 E60/E61 520i

M54B25

The M54B25 is a 2,494 cc motor with an 84 mm bore and 75 mm stroke. Result are 143 kW at 6000 rpm and 237 N·m of torque at 3500 rpm.

Solutions:

2000-2002 E36/7 Z3 2.5i
2000-2006 E46 325i, 325xi, 325Ci
2000-2004 E46/5 325ti
2000-2004 E39 525i
2003-2005 E60/E61 525i, 525xi
2003-2006 E83 X3 2.5i
2002-2005 E85 Z4 2.5i

M54B30

At 2,979 cc, the M54B30 may be the largest M54 engine. The excess capability try reached making use of an elevated stroke of 89.6 mm. Power are 170 kW at 5,900 rpm and torque is 300 newton metres at 3,500 rpm. There was clearly furthermore a slightly stronger form of the M54B30 that could be ordered within the M results package in Canada and/or Efficiency package in the USA. This engine put various camshafts and reprogrammed motor control to produce 175 kW at 5,900 rpm and 301 newton metres at 3500 rpm and also have a somewhat greater redline of 6800 rpm.

The M54B30 was in the Ward's 10 most useful Engines listing through 2001-2003.

Programs:

2000-2006 E46 330i, 330xi, 330Ci
2000-2004 E39 530i
2000-2002 E36/7 Z3 3.0i
2003-2005 E60 530i
2002-2005 E85 Z4 3.0i
2003-2006 E83 X3 3.0i
2000-2006 E53 X5 3.0i
2002-2005 E65/E66 730i, 730Li

S54
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BMW S54 system

The S54 could be the high end comparable to the M54. It had been found in the E46 M3, Z3 M Coupé / Roadster, therefore the E85 Z4 M Roadster / E86 M Coupe. The S54 was theoretically an evolution of this iron-block S50B32. They shares few significant equipment utilizing the S50 and variations include:

Increased cylinder bore to 87 mm for a complete displacement of 3,246 cc
Changed camshafts
Questionable dual VANOS continually adjustable valve time system with faster operation at higher rpm
Increased compression to 11.5:1
Heightened BMW/Siemens MSS 54 engine management control
Finger-type rocker hands for paid off reciprocating size and friction
One-piece aluminum head casting for lighter pounds
Scavenging oil pump to keep force during heavy cornering

S54B32

Applications:

2000-2006 E46 M3 252 kW, 365 N·m
2000-2006 E46 M3 248 kW, 355 N·m
2000-2002 E36/7 Z3M 239 kW, 354 N·m
2000-2002 Z3 M Coupé / Roadster 235 kW, 341 N·m
2002-2011 Wiesmann Roadster MF3 256 kW, 365 N·m
2003 E46 M3 CSL 265 kW, 370 N·m
2006-2008 E85/E86 Z4M 252 kW, 365 N·m
2006-2008 E85/E86 Z4M 246 kW, 355 N·m

S54B32HP

The enhanced S54 motor found in the E46 M3 CSL, formally designated S54 B32HP, has actually a high circulation carbon dietary fiber air intake, modified device and camshaft time, and a retuned DME using a chart sensor as opposed to the MAF sensor present a standard M3. However, the system was more altered being lower weight – it features a lightweight exhaust manifold and thinner fatigue piping. Furthermore, the consumption and exhaust manifolds tend to be a little straightened to enhance motor responsiveness.

The BMW E90/E91/E92/E93 show is the 5th generation of this BMW 3 show array of compact executive automobiles, and is created from 2004 to 2013. The body varieties of the product range tend to be:

4-door sedan/saloon
estate/wagon
coupé
cabriolet

Due to the split design rules for each system design, the word "E9X" is sometimes familiar with explain this generation regarding the 3 show.

The product range had been launched in 2004 because of the sedan and home human body styles. The coupe was introduced in 2006 while the cabriolet was introduced in 2007. In 2012, the E90/E91 sedans and wagons had been changed because of the BMW F30/F31 models. However, the E92/E93 coupes and cabriolets stayed in production until 2013, when they had been changed because of the BMW F32/F33 products.

In 2006, the 335i became the initial 3 show model become sold with a turbocharged petrol engine. The E90 was also spotted the development of run-flat tyres on 3 Series range. Consequently, cars with run-flats are not designed with a spare tyre.

The E90/E92/E93 M3 had been powered by the BMW S65 v8 system. It had been revealed in 2007 and had been stated in sedan, coupe and cabriolet human anatomy styles.

The saloon model is 1st design offered for the 5th generation BMW 3 series. Debuting in the US in 2005 as a 2006 design, the E90 came in two trims, the 325i/xi and 330i/xi products. Later on, the 3 Series lineup got an engine increase aided by the debuts of 2007 328i/xi and 335i/xi versions, the 335i/xi getting the new 3.0L twin-turbo inline-6 engine.

The Canadian 3 show accompanied the united states really closely, and also had an extra trim within the 323i RWD sedan. Whilst the base model, the 323i doesn't have readily available or optional; Xenon headlamps, fog lights, automated climate controls, power-adjustable seats, satellite navigation, premium sound, and Dakota leather upholstery. Facilities like a glass sunroof, heated front seating, Bluetooth, and USB feedback become alternatives in the 323i that are standard from the more costly 3 Series trims. Last year, the BMW 323i deluxe version premiered, including an automatic transmission, 17-inch alloy wheels, electric front seating, Bluetooth and USB compatibility, and an electric cup sunroof.

The BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo was a difference of the producer's 3 series design, promoted as a far more independent design.

It's on the basis of the V3 car system and it is the very first generation of BMW's advanced task Coupe show. The style premiered during the 2009 Frankfurt automobile program as a Concept 3 Series Gran Turismo. The V3 is supposed to interest BMW customers interested in a smaller sized sportier form of the 5 series GT.
2014 BMW 318d GranTurismo

Manufacturing 3-series GT is made on a wheelbase this is certainly 110 mm more than on the standard 3-series wagon, with a 79 mm higher roof and a 17 mm increase in width.
2014 BMW 328i GranTurismo xDrive

The BMW 3-series GT is created from the 3L framework, that is more than the typical 3-series framework. The GT’s taller system and extended wheelbase render a corner tires back and decrease with regards to the back chair, allowing for three full-size backside chairs.

Despite being the 2nd hatchback variation when you look at the entire 3-Series, the 3-Series GT is certainly not a successor towards elderly 3-Series lightweight.


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