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BMW N62 series
Engine
Manufacturer BMW
aka Type aka here, not up there
Type Note what type of fuel it consumes
Production/Introduction 2002 - present
Status "In Production"
Displacement 3.6 L (3600 cc/219 in³)
4.0 L (4000 cc/244 in³)
4.4 L (4398 cc/268 in³)
4.8 L (4799 cc/292 in³)
Aspiration write its type of aspiration
Configuration 90° V
Cylinders 8
Fuel System write if it is injected or carburated and the system used
Lubrification indicate the engine's type of lubrification
Output N/A hp @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft. of torque @ N/A rpm
Bore in inches
Stroke in inches
Compression write compression ratio here
In. Valves in inches
Ex. Valves in inches
Firing Order Firing order of cylinders
Left Bank Write which cylinders are in this bank (write N/A if it it is inline)
Right Bank (same as above)
Length in inches
Diameter in inches
Width in inches
Height in inches
Dry Weight lbs. / kg.
Fuel Consumption city/highway (mpg & km/L)
Emission/s CO: g/km
CO2: g/km
NOx: g/km
Hydrocarbon: g/km
Particulate: g/km
Chief Engineer write here

The N62 is the latest V8 from BMW, built in Munich, Germany. It has an Alusil aluminum engine block and aluminum DOHC cylinder heads.

It uses SFI fuel injection, has 4 valves per cylinder with BMW's double-VANOS and Valvetronic technologies and features fracture-split forged powdered metal connecting rods.

In the International Engine of the Year awards in 2002, the N62 won overall as well as claiming the "Best New Engine" and "Above 4-litre" categories.

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Variants

Models
Engine Displacement Power Torque Redline Year
N62B36 3.6 L (3600 cc/219 in³) 200 kW (272 hp) @ 6200 360 N·m (262 ft·lbf) @ 3700 6500 2001
N62B40 4.0 L (4000 cc/244 in³) 225 kW (306 hp) @ 6300 390 N·m (288 ft·lbf) @ 3500 6500 2005
N62B44 4.4 L (4398 cc/268 in³) 235 kW (319 hp) @ 6100 440 N·m (325 ft·lbf) @ 3700 6500 2001
245 kW (333 hp) @ 6100 450 N·m (332 ft·lbf) @ 3600 6500 2001
N62B48 4.8 L (4799 cc/292 in³) 265 kW (360 hp) @ 6200 500 N·m (369 ft·lbf) @ 3500 6500 2004
270 kW (367 hp) @ 6300 490 N·m (361 ft·lbf) @ 3400 6500 2005

N62B36

See also BMW N62B36 engine for more details

The N62B36 is a 3.6 L (3600 cc) version producing 200 kW (272 hp) at 6200 rpm and 360 N·m (266 ft·lbf) of torque at 3700 rpm. Bore is 84 mm and stroke is 81.2 mm.

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N62B40

See also BMW N62B40 engine for more details

The N62B40 is a 4.0 L (4000 cc/244 in³) version producing 225 kW (306 hp) at 6300 rpm and 390 N·m (288 ft·lbf) at 3500 rpm. Bore is 87 mm and stroke is 84.1 mm.

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N62B44

See also BMW N62B44 engine for more details

The N62B44 is a 4.4 L (4398 cc) version. Bore is 92 mm and stroke is 82.7 mm. There are two versions, one producing 235 kW (319 hp) at 6100 rpm and 440 N·m (325 ft·lbf) at 3700 rpm and the other 245 kW (333 hp) at 6100 rpm and 450 N·m (332 ft·lbf) at 3600 rpm.

Applications:

  • 235 kW (319 hp) and 440 N·m (325 ft·lbf)

N62B48

See also BMW N62B48 engine for more details

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