The BMW E46 series is the fourth generation of the BMW 3 Series. The mid-range series was introduced in March 1998 as the successor of the E36 series. The E46 has been equipped as standard with a 5-speed manual gearbox. In June 2001 the Compact was launched on the basis of the E46 series. For the first time, engines were installed with the new Valvetronic, which also appeared in the other E46 variants for the new model year, which began a few months later. The following schematic depicts the BMW Read more […]