A small band of dedicated Z3 owners who worship at the altar of the 1.9 16v M44 Engine
The BMW M44 is a straight-4 DOHC piston engine which replaced the M42 and was produced from 1996-2001. Compared with the M42, the M44 has an extra 6% displacement. As per the M42, the M44 has a dual length intake manifold (called "DISA by BMW).
The M44B19 has a displacement of 1895 cc, which is achieved through a bore of 85 mm (3.3 in) and stroke of 83.5 mm (3.3 in). A 10:1 compression is used, along with Bosch M5.2 fuel injection and meets with Euro3 norms