Best BMW M3 Engine Mods BMW's S65 engine in the 2008-2013 E90/E92 M3 is well-known for its amazing sounds and high-revving ability. With 414 horsepower from the NA V8 it's no slouch, even by todays standards. However, some look to bolt-on performance mods to take the S65 M3 to the next level. In this guide, we'll discuss a few of the best engine mods for the S65 V8 powered … [Read more...] about BMW S65 M3 Bolt-On Performance Mods
Should You Buy an M3 or 335i? There are so many problems with this topic. For one, the M3 and 335i aren't even in the same ballpark when it comes to price. The M3 has also been around for decades while the 335i is limited to 2007-2015. For that reason, we'll narrow this down to the E90 and F80 M3. Another problem - better is subjective. In our opinion, the M3 is the better car … [Read more...] about BMW 335i vs M3: Which is Better?
BMW forever left the world of naturally-aspirated performance motors in M-series cars in 2013 with the launch of the S55. Succeeding the NA V8 S65 motor, the S55 was a 3.0L twin-turbocharged inline-6. Despite being the performance version of the N55, the S55 has little in common: a closed deck block, twin turbos, forged pistons, lightweight crankshaft, and dual high pressure … [Read more...] about BMW S55 vs S58: Performance, Reliability & Tuning
BMW S54 Common Problems BMW's S54 engine debuted in the 2000 E46 M3 and remained in production through 2008, powering only the E85 Z4 M Roadster in the later years. The stout inline-6 S54 managed an impressive 102.5hp per liter in the 333hp US models. Notably, it is the last naturally aspirated inline-6 M3 engine. BMW tested the V8 S65 engine in the succeeding E9x M3's … [Read more...] about The 3 Most Common BMW S54 Engine Problems
The S65 Engine An M car is a pure concept of performance and built with that in mind. Some may think that they are “race cars for the street” and in some ways they are. The 2008-2013 M3 with the S65 combined more modern features than the M3 it was replacing, yet BMW wanted to retain the brute force in the engine, opting for a 4.0 liter V8, instead of a turbo charged engine … [Read more...] about The 5 Most Common BMW S65 Engine Problems