BMW E82 Buyers Guide The BMW 1-series made its initial debut in 2004 in the form of the E87 5-door hatch. It wasn't until 2008 that BMW brought the 1-series to North America as the E82 coupe and E88 convertible. Models include the 128i, 135i, and legendary 1M. We'll make reference to some foreign models, but this article is primarily targeting the US models. In this guide, we … [Read more...] about Ultimate BMW E82/E88 1 Series Buyers Guide
How Good is the BMW S58? It's no secret we're not fans of the new front-end of the G80 M3 and G82 M4. However, we've always been excited to see just what the new S58 3.0L twin turbo inline-6 is capable of doing. As BMW enthusiasts it's easy to appreciate the S58. It likely won't end with BMW fans, though. In its early days, the S58 is already shaping up to be one of the most … [Read more...] about BMW S58 Tuning Potential
Bootmod3 S55 M2, M3, M4 Tuning Guide Bootmod3 (bm3) is one of the most popular tunes in the BMW world for good reason. Pro Tuning Freaks bm3 offers a mobile app for simple flash tuning on the BMW S55 engine. They also offer a handful of off-the-shelf (OTS) flash maps with tons of awesome features. Those looking to tune their S55 should definitely consider bm3 flash tunes. In … [Read more...] about BMW S55 BM3 Tuning Guide – Info & Horsepower Gains
335i vs 340i In 2016, BMW made a change to the badging of certain models. Most 28i models began carrying a 30i badge while 35i models went to 40i. These changes occurred at the same time BMW released the new B58 engine. In short, the 340i is simply the newer version of the BMW 335i. Both cars offer similar performance from the factory and are targeted towards a similar buyer … [Read more...] about BMW 335i vs 340i – Performance, Tuning, Reliability
BMW N55 Stock Engine Limits How much power can the stock N55 engine handle? What are the limits on the BMW N55 block, rods, pistons, crank, etc? These are common questions in the aftermarket world, but there is never a perfect answer. However, there are some general safe limits for the N55 engine. In this article, we lay out the N55 engine limits in a straight-forward way. We … [Read more...] about How Much Power Can The BMW N55 Handle?