Tag Archives: N55

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How long can the BMW straight-six last?

Interesting | December 31st, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

BMW has a long standing tradition of making six-cylinder engines with their cylinders all in a line. The I6 engine was something that several automakers …

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BMW’s N55 engine will be missed, but the new B58 might be even better

3-Series, Engines, Interesting | October 28th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

For 2016, BMW’s venerable 3 Series has received what BMW likes to call an LCI (Life Cycle Impulse) update, because calling it a refresh would be …

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BMW M2 gets the X4 M40i engine, with a few changes

BMW M2 | October 1st, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

The BMW M2 Coupe comes with a 370 hp N55 derivative which continues to rely on a single twin scroll turbocharger and uses S55 components

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BMW Wins International Engine of The Year

Engines | June 17th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

We recently spoke about how BMW’s excitement over the new 7 Series may be short lived, as it may fall to its arch nemesis, the …

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BMW M2 to use an updated N55 engine

BMW M2 | April 21st, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

Every since the first rumors around a future BMW M2 hit the interwebs, the BMW community debated over the engine found under the hood of …

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BMW – An Innovative Company

Interesting, Others | April 16th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

Whether it be inventing a new technology, or a new automotive niche, BMW seems to have forever been set on pushing the envelope.

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N55 3.0-litre straight-six wins Engine of the Year Award 2014

Engines | June 25th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW Group engines secure another double win in the Engine of the Year Award 2014.Run of success continues with awards in two displacement classes: the …

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BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology Again Takes Two Spots on 2013 Ward’s 10 Best Engines List

News | December 13th, 2012 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology again takes two of Ward’s 2013 10 Best Engines Awards. The 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder (N20) and 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline-6 …

The F30 3 Series in Photos

3-Series, Featured Posts | February 3rd, 2012 by Andrew

I’m on the way back from Monterey, California, fresh off testing the all new F30 3 Series in both N20-powered 328i and N55-powered 335i guise. …

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DINAN N55 Performance Software Now Available – 355 horsepower

News | January 17th, 2012 by Horatiu Boeriu

Dinan releases their Performance Software for the N55 twin-scroll turbocharged BMW engine. Here are the details: “After hundreds of hours of hard work by the …