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BMW Z4 ENGINES : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE 

BMW Z4 4 cylinder  N46 : Click on a picture to see a appropriate photo  

N46 (B20) - 4 cyl  6 cyl DOHC 24V V8 4941 cc 32V
DOHC 16V Alpina 3400cc

450 HP AC Schnitzer

BMW AC Schnitzer V8 Topster : More information & downloads

BMW ALPINA Roadster 3400 : More information & downloads

BMW Z4 6 cylinders : Click on a picture to see a appropriate photo

S54 MPOWER 3.2 M54 - 6 cyl DOHC 24V  N52 - 6 cyl DOHC 24V

6 cyl DOHC 24V

2.2-2.5-3.0 N52B30-3L & N52B25-2.5L

  S54 : The S54 engine is standard for all MZ4's

  • 343 HP DIN @ 7900 rpms & 365 Nm of torque @ 4900 rpm.
  • High pressure Double VANOS continuously variable valve timing system with faster operation at high rpm
  • Bore of 87mm  & Stroke of 91mm : Displacement : 3246cc
  • Modified camshafts
  • Compression to 11.5 :1
  • BMW/Siemens MSS 54 engine management control
  • One-piece aluminum head casting for lighter weight
  • Finger-type rocker arms for reduced reciprocating mass and friction
  • M-badge on cam cover

The N52 (B25-B30) BMW's latest and most modern straight-6 engine Its crankcase is made entirely of magnesium-aluminum, a first in the world of engine construction. It is the lightest production engine of its size class in the world, with just 161kg of engine weight, which gives BMW huge advantage in its traditional 50:50 chassis weight distribution design. It includes BMW's unique second generation Valvetronic system and Double Vanos for extreme fuel-efficiency (over 12% fuel savings over the previous generation M54 & increases the extremely high performance. It is the world’s lightest six-cylinder engine. It was awarded as one of Ward's 10 best engines of the year 2006 & 2007 . Third place in 2006 , second now in 2007

The N52 B25 : 2 versions, both displacing 2497cc. The first produces 14 hp @5800 rpm  and the more powerful version 215hp @6500 rpm. The Z4 E85 2.5si is not available in the US Market (2007)

The N52 B30 : BMW's Z4 3.0i & BMW's Z4 3.0si , now in 2007 the only N52 engine fot the E85 & E86 in the US market

Timeline :

  • 2.5i (192 PK) : 03/2003 - 11/2005
  • 3.0i (231 PK) : 03/2003 - 11/2005
  • 2.2i (170 PK) : 10/2003 - 11/2005
  • 2.0i (150 PK) : 05/2005
  • 2.5i (177 PK) : 03/2006
  • 2.5si (218 PK) : 03/2006
  • 3.0si (265 PK) : 03/2006
  • 3.2 Roadster (343 PK) : 03/2006
  • 3.0si Coupé (265 PK) : 06/2006
  • Coupé (343 PK) : 06/2006