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CATEGORIES (articles) > Engine, Gearbox > BMW > BMW M62 V8 Engine data

BMW M62 V8 Engine data


BMW M62/S62
Manufacturer: BMW
Production: 1994–2003
Predecessor: BMW M60
Successor: BMW N62
Class: DOHC 90° V8
Engine: 3.5 L (3498 cc/213 in³)
4.4 L (4398 cc/268 in³)
4.6 L (4619 cc/281 in³)
4.9 L (4941 cc/301 in³)
Similar: Jaguar AJ-V8
Ford Modular V8
Ford/Yamaha V8
GM Premium V
Mercedes-Benz M113/M155
BMW N62
Toyota UZ
Nissan VH
Nissan VK

The BMW M62 is a V8 piston engine. It is a modern aluminum block engine with 98 mm bore centers and is built in Munich, Germany. It has an aluminum engine block and aluminum DOHC cylinder heads. The cylinders are lined with cast iron. It uses SFI fuel injection, has 4 valves per cylinder with VVT and features fracture-split forged powder metal connecting rods.

Models
Engine Displacement Power Torque Redline Year
M62B35 3.5 L (3498 cc/213 in³) 173 kW (232 hp) @ 5700 320 N·m (236 ft·lbf) @ 3300 6200 1996
M62TUB35 175 kW (235 hp) @ 5800 345 N·m (254 ft·lbf) @ 3800 1998
180 kW (241 hp) @ 5800 345 N·m (254 ft·lbf) @ 3800 1998
M62B44 4.4 L (4398 cc/268 in³) 210 kW (282 hp) @ 5700 420 N·m (310 ft·lbf) @ 3900 6100 1996
M62TUB44 210 kW (282 hp) @ 5400 440 N·m (325 ft·lbf) @ 3600 1998
M62B46 4.6 L (4619 cc/281 in³) 255 kW (342 hp) @ 5700 480 N·m (354 ft·lbf) @ 3700 6500 2001
S62B50 4.9 L (4941 cc/301 in³) 294 kW (394 hp) @ 6600 500 N·m (369 ft·lbf) @ 3800 1998

M62B35

The 3.5 L (3498 cc) M62B35 was introduced in the 1996 535i.

Applications:

  • 173 kW (232 hp) and 320 N·m (236 ft·lbf)
    • 1996-1997 E39 535i
    • 1994-1997 E38 735i/735iL

M62TUB35

Applications:

  • 174 kW (233 hp) and 345 N·m (254 ft·lbf)
    • 1998-2001 E38 735i/735iL
  • 180 kW (241 hp) and 345 N·m (254 ft·lbf)
    • 1998-2003 E39 535i

M62B44

The M62B44 is a 4.4 L (4398 cc) version with a 92 mm bore and 82.7 mm stroke. Output is 260 hp (194 kW) at 5750 RPM with 260 ft·lbf (339 Nm) of torque at 3500 RPM.

The M62B44 has an aluminum engine block and aluminum DOHC cylinder heads. The cylinders are lined with cast iron. It uses SFI fuel injection, has 4 valves per cylinder with VVT and features fracture-split forged powder metal connecting rods.

  • 210 kW (282 hp) and 420 N·m (310 ft·lbf)
    • 1996-1998 E39 540i
    • 1994-1998 E38 740i/740iL
    • 1994-1999 E31 840Ci

M62TUB44

  • 210 kW (282 hp) and 440 N·m (325 ft·lbf)
    • 1998-2003 E39 540i
    • 1998-2001 E38 740i/740iL
    • 1999-2003 E53 X5 4.4i
  • Land Rover Range Rover

M62B46

The M62B46 was a 4.6 L (4619 cc) version producing 255 kW (342 hp) and 480 N·m (354 ft·lbf) of torque.

Applications:

  • 2001 E53 X5 4.6is

S62

The high-performance S62 was made for the E39 M5 and E52 Z8. It is a 5.0 L (4941 cc) V8 engine.

Based on the same architecture as the regular aluminium block 4.4 Litre BMW M62 powerplant found on the E39 540i.

BMW M has extensively modified the engine for increased power and torque.

  • Increased bore and stroke to 94 mm and 89 mm respectively
  • Compression increased to 11.0:1
  • Individual electronically-controlled throttle bodies for each cylinder with M Driving Dynamics, two-stage control via (sport button).
  • Double VANOS continuously-variable valve timing on intake and exhaust strokes
  • Siemens MSS 522 Motronic digital engine management system
  • Modified Cylinder-heads
  • Dual air induction system
  • Three-layer steel head gaskets
  • Hollow camshafts
  • High capacity water pump
  • Duplex chain drive for intake cams
  • G-force sensitive lubrication system with two scavenging pumps, one for each cylinder bank
  • Coolant to oil heat exchanger
  • Free-flow exhaust with dual catalytic converters

The S62 produces 400ps (294kW) @ 6600 rpm and 369 Ib-ft @ 3800 rpm.

Applications:

  • 1998-2003 E39 M5
  • 2000-2003 E52 Z8




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