BMW V8 engines

BMW is known as a manufacturer of V8 engines since 1954. The first V8 engined BMW was the 502 with 2.6 l displacement. Later on versions with 3.2l. Also Models 501, 503 and 507 received a V8 engine.

In 1992 a new generation of BMW V8 engines had its debut in the E32 7-series and in the E34 5-series. In 1993 the E31 8-series also got this engine. This engine (BMW engine code M60) has 4 valves per cylinder and dual camshafts.

picture: BMW M60 engine

  M60 (B30/B40) M62 S62 M??
displacement 2997 / 3982 ccm 4398 cccm    
bore x stroke 84 x 67.6 mm

89 x 80 mm

92,0 / 82,7 mm    
power 218 hp @ 5800 rpm 286 hp @ 5800 rpm 235 hp @

286 hp @ 5400 rpm

   
torque 290 Nm @ 4500 rpm

400 Nm @ 4500 rpm

320 Nm @ 3300 rpm

440 Nm @ 3600 rpm

   
DME Bosch Motronic M3.3 M 7.2    
Compression 10.5 / 10.0 10.0    
  Nikasil / Alusil Alusil    
         

 

 

 


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