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Index BMW M50

The BMW M50 is a straight-6 DOHC petrol engine which was produced from 1990 to 1996. [1]

16 relations: BMW, BMW 3 Series (E36), BMW 5 Series (E34), BMW M20, BMW M3, BMW M52, BMW S14, BMW Z3, Camshaft, List of BMW engines, Motronic, Overhead camshaft, Straight-six engine, Stroke (engine), VANOS, Variable valve timing.


BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.

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BMW 3 Series (E36)

The BMW E36 series is the third generation of the BMW 3 Series range of compact executive cars, and was produced from 1990 to 2000.

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BMW 5 Series (E34)

The BMW E34 is the third generation of the BMW 5 Series, which was produced from the 2nd of November 1987 until June 1996.

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The BMW M20 is a straight-6 SOHC petrol engine produced from 1977 to 1993.

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The BMW M3 is a high-performance version of the 3 Series, developed by BMW's in-house motorsport division, BMW M GmbH.

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The BMW M52 is a straight-6 DOHC petrol engine which was produced from 1994–2000.

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The BMW S14 is a straight-4 DOHC piston engine which was used in the E30 M3.

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The E36/7/8 BMW Z3 is the second generation of the BMW Z range of two-seater sports cars, produced from 1995 to 2002.

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A camshaft is a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part.

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List of BMW engines

BMW has been producing engines for automobiles, motorcycles and aircraft since 1917, when production began on a straight-six aircraft engine.

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Motronic is the trade name given to a range of digital engine control units developed by Robert Bosch GmbH (commonly known as Bosch) which combined control of fuel injection and ignition in a single unit.

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Overhead camshaft

Overhead camshaft, commonly abbreviated to OHC, is a valvetrain configuration which places the camshaft of an internal combustion engine of the reciprocating type within the cylinder heads ("above" the pistons and combustion chambers) and drives the valves or lifters in a more direct manner compared with overhead valves (OHV) and pushrods.

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Straight-six engine

The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).

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Stroke (engine)

In the context of an Internal combustion engine, the term stroke has the following related meanings.

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VANOS is a variable valve timing system used by BMW on various automotive petrol engines since 1992.

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Variable valve timing

In internal combustion engines, variable valve timing (VVT) is the process of altering the timing of a valve lift event, and is often used to improve performance, fuel economy or emissions.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_M50

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