BMW M62TUB35 M62 3.5L V8 Engine with Technical Update VANOS

BMW M62TUB35 M62 3.5L V8 Engine with Technical Update VANOS


BMW M62/S62
BMW M62B44.jpg
Manufacturer BMW
Production 1994–2005
Combustion chamber
Configuration DOHC 90° V8
Predecessor BMW M60
  • BMW N62
  • Jaguar AJ-V8 engine (Range Rover only)

The BMW M62 is a V8 DOHC piston engine which replaced the M60 and was produced from 1994-2005. Compared with its M60 predecessor, the M62 features Alusil cylinder liners[1] (in markets where high sulphur fuel was sold) and a single row timing chain.[2] In 1998, variable valve timing (called VANOS by BMW) was added to the M62.



  • 1 Design
  • 2 Models
    • 2.2 M62TUB35


The M62 engine block is made from Aluminium with Alusil or Nikasil cylinder liners,[3][4] depending on the country of intended sale.

The M62 is fitted with Sequential fuel injection[5] and double overhead camshafts with 4 valves per cylinder. It also sports fracture-split forged connecting rods.[6]Variable valve timing is fitted to the later "M62TU" variants.


    3,498 cc (213 cu in)        
M62TUB35 358S2 175 kW (235 hp) @ 5800 345 N·m (254 lb·ft) @ 3800   1998
180 kW (241 hp) @ 5800 345 N·m (254 lb·ft) @ 3800   1998



In 1998, VANOS was added[2] and the engine was named "M62TUB35".


  • 1999–2001 E38 735i/735iL (175 kW (235 hp) and 345 N·m (254 lb·ft) )
  • 1998–2003 E39 535i (180 kW (241 hp) and 345 N·m (254 lb·ft) )


Additional Notices: - For E39 M5's application of this engine, minor modifications were made for the engines that were manufactured starting

 2001/10. The thickness of VANOS diaphragms were thickened, thus the sound of VANOS were significantly reduced.

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