BMW M106

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BMW M106 engine
Manufacturer BMW
Production 1982–1986
Combustion chamber
Configuration Straight-6
Predecessor BMW M102

The BMW M106 (also called "M30B34MAE") is a turbocharged straight-6 SOHC piston engine which replaced the M102 engine and was produced from 1982-1986.

Compared to the M102, the M106 has Bosch Motronic engine management, a higher compression ratio[1] and an increased displacement to 3,430 cc (209 cu in). Peak power output is the same 185 kW (248 hp) as the M102;[2] however, it occurs at lower RPM,[3] using 6 PSI of boost.[4]


  • 1982-1986 E23 745i