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200bhp M52TUB28 engined 2.8 wide-body BMW 328i Coupe E30

When Polish panel wizard Michael Fox decided to build a stand-out demo car to promote his new bodyshop, this cunning engine-swapped, wide-arch E30 was the radical result.

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305hp M62 4.4 V8 engined BMW 340i Coupe E30

With over 300 V8 horsepower on tap, this hardcore E30 is a full-on beast of a build that delivers maximum driving thrills, and it’s simply sensational.

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M57 420bhp 3.0-engined 1988 BMW 335d E30

Lurking beneath the bonnet of this beautifully-modeled E30 sits a twinturbo M57 diesel lump, and while this swap might seem like sacrilege, this unholy monster has the torque to convert even the most devoted petrol follower to the dark side.

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292whp 2.7-litre S14 engined Race BMW M3 E30

It took a Manhattan thrill ride in the ’90s to forge David Pan’s lifelong love of the E30 M3. And just look how that passion has evolved today…

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Stunning turbo M20 420bhp 1988 BMW 325i Coupe Turbo E30

With its dazzling blue bodywork, stunning stance and brutal turbo performance, this epic E30 is a masterclass in classic BM modding.

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1985 BMW 318i Baur E30

For Those About to Rock… …we salute your superior motoring choices. For David Gowar, it’s been a symphonic E30 Baur love affair for thirty years and counting – his 300,000-mile unrestored example is still going strong.

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540hp 6.2-litre LS3 V8 BMW M3 E30

With its retina-searing orange paint, thunderous 6.2-litre V8 pushing out 540hp, sorted chassis and hardcore interior, this full-on E30 M3 is a real thrill ride of a build.

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1989 BMW 325i Coupe Sport E30

Upon reading the term sports saloon, we’d wager a fair few of you conjured up a BMW roundel. After all, the Munich maker has tried to corner this market segment for more than 40 years, earning fame by making fast, class-leading saloons.

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Incredible 1000hp and 200mph+ turbo M50 BMW E30 Coupe

Serving up over 1000bhp and capable of cracking 200mph, this astonishing turbo E30 is an absolute beast of a build.

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Monstrous 672whp turbo BMW Touring E30

Looking rather subtle on the outside, this undercover E30 Touring can sneak around unnoticed before delivering a near-700whp hammer blow: welcome to sleeper motoring, Swedish style…

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Stunning 3.0 M54-swapped BMW 330i Saloon E30

More doors mean more excellence. Edgar Gumilev’s 330i-swapped E30 is primped, polished and ready for battle.

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S54 and SMG II-swapped BMW E30 Convertible

The E30 convertible has long been a fan favourite. And with an E46 M3 engine and SMG paddle-shift, this one’s got us a little hot under the collar…

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1989 BMW M3 Evo 2 E30 road car vs. M3 Evo 2 racer E30

The BMW M3 grew from a sublime saloon to dominate Touring Car racing for five years. John Barker compares the road and track versions.

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290bhp S52-swapped Rocket Bunny Pandem V1 wide-body BMW E30 Coupe

With this M3-powered Pandem E30, professional chef Steve ‘Chino’ Liu has stirred together something quite delicious…

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1008whp turbo S54B32 engined BMW E30 Coupe

Behind its immaculate exterior and dazzling Lapis Blue paint, this awesome E30 sleeper hides a turbocharged S54 surprise so powerful it will blow away anything it comes across

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