What do you think when you hear the BMW 3 series? Almost certainly your mind will be on the E30, E36, E46 or even the E90. Although the BMW 3 series is an executive car produced by BMW, and is arguably one of the legendary cars ever produced by BMW. But the E36 is the car that most attracts the attention of ordinary people and car enthusiasts . This car was first launched in Germany and in Europe at the end of 1990 and entered the Indonesian market in 1994. E36 itself is the next generation of the BMW E30, in this generation BMW also introduced its newest model in the form of a hatchback or compact, in addition to the Sedan, Coupe, Convertible, and Touring or so-called wagon.
Why is the car enthusiast more interested in owning the BMW E36. Because this manufacturer issued 10 series or types of engines for this car, namely, the M and S series. The M series itself has 6 types, namely M50B20, M50B25, M52B20, M52B25, M52B25TU, M50B28. Whereas the S series is divided into 4 types, first S50B30, then S50B32, then S50B30US, and S52B32. M series engines are usually installed in standard BMW cars . Then the S-series engine is used in the BMW M3 series. However, most E36s circulating in the international and national markets use the M50 or M52 engine series. This machine also has two headscams haft, as well as four valves on each cylinder. So that users will get more power and more efficient combustion. All models of the BMW E36 are rear wheel drive. So it is very suitable for car enthusiast friends who like drifting or are interested in learning drifting .
BMW also has a technology called Vanos. Just like Honda, Toyota also has VTEC, VVT-I, or Nissan VTC technology. Vanos or Variable nocknewellen steuerung . It is a movement technology Nokens As or cam shafts are variable . At the bottom of the engine the intake valve opens slower, which can improve the quality of idling to make it smoother. Then in the upper rotation of the engine, the intake valve opens faster which can increase the ability and performance of the engine so that fuel consumption is more efficient even though the driver gets more power from the car.
Apart from the engine, the chassis used on the E36 is also different from its predecessor 3 series, the BMW E30. The E36 has a 5cm longer wheel base compared to the E30. So that the driver or passenger has a leg room that is more spacious and also has a longer luggage space so that it is useful for carrying more items when we are traveling or road trip . The form of a timeless car is also a consideration for car enthusiasts who prefer the E36 over other BMW 3 series. Well, after reading and knowing the E36 specifications, my friends are interested in caring for it or making it a project car? Enough with a price range of 40 – 60 million you can already have a BMW E36.