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BMW 4.4L V8 twin-turbo vs Mercedes-Benz 5.5L V8 twin-turbo

Interesting | July 30th, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

After a multitude of car comparisons between the top premium brands, here comes today another head-to-head race between BMW and Mercedes, but this time, at …

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First customer BMW 335xi turbo upgrade in progress

Interesting | April 22nd, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

Those of you that are into modding, tuning and car experiments, you will come to appreciate this article. Jonah, a reader of our online magazine, …

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Analysis: The N55B30 engine

Featured Posts, Interesting | February 24th, 2010 by Hugo Becker

The BMW N55B30 represents the current workable technical edge of gasoline engine performance and economy. It is a state-of-the-art powerplant available in the 535i GT …

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Twin-Scroll Turbo System Design Explained

Interesting | January 2nd, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

The second model in the U.S. 5 Series Gran Turismo line-up is due to be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in less than two …


BMW brings a new more efficient TwinTurbo 3.0L diesel engine

News | June 23rd, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

Deep buried into the press release issued yesterday regarding the new BMW Aerodynamic Center, there was a reference to a new twin-turbo diesel engine which …

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BMW M cars moving towards turbo four and six cylinder engines

BMW M3 | March 19th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

A topic going around the web this morning is a report from Motor Trend on BMW’s M Sport division and their plants to move towards …

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Driving a twin-turbo 6 cylinder? Get the software update

Others | February 15th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

I have been meaning to write about this for quite some time now. Back in November we posted a press release issued by BMW North …

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BMW wins two 10 Best Engines awards from Ward’s

News | January 17th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

A new year and new engine awards for BMW. This time, BMW North America received two awards from the Ward’s Automotive Group, once again, the …

BMW to build only turbocharged M cars

BMW M3 | November 27th, 2008 by Horatiu Boeriu

The BMW //M cars have been powered for nearly twenty-years by normally-aspirated modified engines giving the buyers higher-revs and more horsepower. For the past few …

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BMWNA acknowledges N54 engine turbo lag issue

News | November 18th, 2008 by Horatiu Boeriu

BMWNA has just issued a statement regarding the turbo lag issue that some of you might have noticed with your 3.0 twin-turbo engine(N54). I am …