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

BMW E46 with a Turbo 1UZ V8

BMW E46 with a Turbo 1UZ V8

Two years ago we shared a BMW E36 drift project built by FUBAR Racing in Denmark. Unfortunately they scrapped the car because of cracks in the chassis near the rear subframe. A clean 2004 E46 was purchased to serve as the foundation for the new project. Søren Heyer and his team at FUBAR Racing are … Read more

BMW M3 E46 with a Viper V10

BMW M3 E46 with a Viper V10

The BMW M3 E46 came from the factory with a 3.2 L S54B32 inline-six that produced 333-338 horsepower and 262-269 lb-ft (355-365 Nm) of torque depending on if it was an US or EU model. One gentleman from the country of Georgia decided that wasn’t enough power, displacement, or cylinders. His solution is replacing the … Read more

BMW E46 with a Turbo 4G63

BMW E46 with a Turbo 4G63 inline-four

This menacing BMW E46 was built by Gabura Motorsport in Miskolc, Hungary for professional drifter György Szilveszter. The E46 came with many engine options but apparently none of them would be used for this project. Instead the team decided to install a 2.0 L Mitsubishi 4G63 inline-four with a complete Cosworth 2.2 L stroker kit. … Read more