BMW E46 with a Yanmar Turbo Diesel Inline-Six

BMW E46 330d with a Yanmar 6LP-STE turbo diesel inline-six

This BMW E46 330d built by owner Markus Lindberg was spotted at Gatebil 2018. Markus replaced the factory 2.0 L M47 diesel inline-four with a 254 ci (4.16 L) Yanmar 6LP-STE turbo diesel inline-six. These engines are based on a Toyota 1HD-FT turbo diesel inline-six and feature SOHC, 24-valves, and direct injection. Markus’ engine produces … Read more

BMW E46 M3 with a Turbo 2JZ

BMW E46 with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

Duarte Viana transformed a 2004 BMW E46 shell into a drift machine. Under the hood sits a built 3.0 L 2JZ inline-six that makes 650 horsepower on 24 psi of boost. The drivetrain consists of a G-Forcce GSR four-speed transmission with a ACT triple disk clutch connected to a Winters quick-change rear end. Source: Drift … Read more

BMW Race Car with a Chevy Nascar SB2.2 V8

BMW E46 Race Car with a Chevy Nascar SB2.2 V8

This BMW race car was built by Riverside Racing in Werribee, Victoria, Australia. The car competes as a BMW E46 M3 GTR in the National Sports Sedan Series piloted by Shane Woodman. The carbon fiber body was designed by Scott Beeton from AeroDesign and built by Marc and Larry Fay at Australian Fibreglass Composites. This … Read more

BMW E46 with an AMG V8

BMW E46 with a Mercedes M156 V8

This BMW E46 coupe was built for Polish drifter Adam Zajączek by An-Car in Koszalin, Poland. Under the hood sits a 6.2 L M156 V8 from a Mercedes S63 AMG. The engine makes 492 horsepower and 641 Nm (472 lb-ft) of torque to the rear wheels through a Winters Performance quick-change rear end running on … Read more

BMW E46 with a VQ35 V6

BMW E46 with a VQ35 V6

This BMW E46 is being built by Sagid Muradov and his Father in Tbilisi, Georgia for a customer to drift. The E46 is powered by Nissan’s 3.5 L VQ35DE V6 that will make 330 horsepower on factory specs and a tune. They replaced the factory oil pan with one from a 2001-2003 Nissan Pathfinder to … Read more

BMW E46 M3 with a V10

BMW E46 M3 with a S85 V10

Driftworks owner Phil Morrison spent two years and £55,000+ on his daily driven 2001 BMW E46 M3 to swap in a S85 V10. At the time it was the most expensive and difficult engine swap they had attempted. The Pectel ECU and Cosworth Motorsports engine harness alone cost £15,000. The 5.0 L V10 taken from … Read more