Thread: S65 vs. S62
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      01-21-2013, 09:04 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by Mr.Metak2you View Post
I did some searches and found this:

S62= 158kg or 348lbs E30/S62 Swap: http://www.***********.com/content.p...-into-E30-Swap

note: ****= Bimmerpost

S65= 202 kg or 445lbs http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_S65

Seems that doing this swap would actually make sense from a weight advantage. -97lbs


No doubt the S62 is bad ass as I've seen this Turner Motor Sport S62 engined M6 win its class at Homestead in 2010. That being said the the S65 raised the bar engine tech wise- or BMW ///M would have just stuck with the S62 no Especially seeing as though the E60/E63 saw the introduction of the S85 V10. What I'm saying here, is why go back to the drawing board- and create an all new engine if the 4.9 L S62 is lighter than the 4.0L S65 with comparable horsepower and more torque?
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