BMW S55 vs S58: Performance, Reliability & Tuning
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BMW S55 vs S58: Performance, Reliability & Tuning

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,…

The 5 Most Common BMW S65 Engine Problems
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The 5 Most Common BMW S65 Engine Problems

The BMW S65 engine is a racing-derived engine built specifically for high performance, with few accommodations for improved reliability. Along with the high-performance goal for the S65, the V8 also has engine technology that reflects that. Unfortunately, those aspects of the engine are what are most likely to fail in some instances. For example, the…

The Ultimate BMW M3 Buyers Guide: Reliability & Performance Capabilities

The Ultimate BMW M3 Buyers Guide: Reliability & Performance Capabilities

This guide is going to dig into every BMW M3 model ever manufactured. If you’re going to buy an M3, you probably already know which model you want to buy, but at least revel in the history. Regardless, we are going to cover the pro’s and con’s, reliability, and tuning potential for every M3 model…