BMW E  and F Numbers

The E in E-number stands for the German word Entwicklung - meaning Development.
E numbers are the factory code numbers given to new cars in the process of development prior their official sales name has been allocated.
When E numbers reached triple digits, they became F numbers.

 

Model

      Year

Body Type

Cars

E10 1973 - 1975 Saloon 2002 Turbo
E12 1972 - 1981 Saloon 518, 518i, 520, 520i, 535, 525i, 528i, 530i, M535i
E21 1976 - 1983 Saloon 316, 318i, 320, 320i/s, 323i
E23 1977 - 1986 Saloon 725i, 728, 728i, 730i, 732i, 733i, 735i, 745i, L7
E24 1976 - 1989 Coupe 628i, 630CS/i, 633CSi, 635CSi, M635CSi, L6 (highline)
E26 1978 - 1981 Coupe M1
E28 1982 - 1988 Saloon 518i, 520i, 524td, 525i/e, 528e, 533i, 535i, M535i, M5
E3 1968 - 1977 Saloon 2500, 2800, Bavaria, 3.0S/Si, 3.3Li
E30 1982 - 1990 Saloon 316, 316i, 318i/s, 320i, 323i, 324td, 325e, 325i/ix/is, M3
E30 1987 - 1994 Touring 318i, 320i, 325i, 325iX, 324td
E30 1985 - 1994 Convertible 318i, 320i, 325i, M3
E30 Z1 1989 - 1991 Convertible Z1
E31 1991 - 1998 Coupe 840i, 840Ci, 850i, 850Ci, 850CSi
E32 1986 - 1994 Saloon 730i, 735i, 740i, 750i
E32/2 1987 - 1994 Saloon 735iL, 740iL, 750iL
E34 1988 - 1995 Saloon 518i, 520i, 525i, 525td/s, 530i, 535i, 540i, M5
E34 1992 - 1996 Touring 520i, 525i, 525tds
E34/16 1992 - 1995 Touring 525iX
E36 1991 - 1999 Saloon 316i, 318i/tds, 323i, 328i, M3
E36 1993 - 1999 Convertible 318i, 320i, 328i, M3
E36/2 1992 - 1999 Coupe 316i, 318is, 323i, 328i Sport
E36/3 1995 - 1999 Touring 316i, 318i, 323i, 328i, 318tds, 325tds
E36/5 1995 - 1999 Compact 316i, 318ti
E36/7 1996 - 2002 Convertible/Coupe Z3
E38 1995 - 2002 Saloon 728i, 730i, 730d, 735i, 740i/iL, 750i/L
E39 1996 - 2003 Saloon 520i, 523SE, 525i, 530iSE, 535i, 540i, 525d, 530dSE
E39 1997 - 2003 Touring 520i, 523i, 525i, 530iSE, 540i, 525d, 530dSE
E46 1998 - 2005 Saloon 316i/SE, 318i/SE, 320iSE, 325iSE/Sport, 330iSE/Sport, 320d/SE, 330dSE/Sport
E46 2000 - 2006 Convertible 320Ci, 325Ci, 330Ci
E46/2 1999 - 2006 Coupe 318Ci, 323Ci, 328Ci
E46/3 1999 - 2005 Touring 318iSE, 320iSE, 325iSE, 330iSE, 320dSE, 330dSE
E46/5 2000 - 2004 Compact 3 Series
E52 1999 - 2002 Roadster Z8
E53 1999 - 2007 SUV X5 - 3.0i, 4.4i, 4.6i, 3.0d
E6 1973 - 1976 Saloon Restyled 1602 - 2002
E60 2003 - Saloon 5 Series
E61 2004 - Touring 5 Series
E63 2003 - Coupe M6
E64 2003 - Convertible 6 Series
E65 2002 - Saloon 7 Series
E66 2002 - Saloon LWB 7 Series
E70 2006 - SUV X5
E82 2007 - Coupe 120d, 123d, 135i
E83 2004 - SUV X3 - 2.5iSE, 3.0iSE
E85 2003 - Roadster Z4
E86 2005 - Coupe Z4
E87 2003 - 5 Door Hatchback 116i, 118i, 118d, 1201, 120d, 130i
E87 2004 - Hatchback 116i, 118i, 120i, 118d, 120d
E88 2008 - Convertible 118i,120d, 120iES, 120iSE, 125iSE, 135i
E9 1965 - 1975 Coupe 2000CS, 2500CS, 2800CS, 3.0CS/i/L
E90 2004 - Saloon 316i, 318d, 318i, 320d, 320i, 320si, 323i, 325d, 325i, 330d, 330i, 335d, 335i
E91 2005 - Touring 316i, 318d, 318i, 320d, 320i, 323i, 325d, 325i, 330d, 330i, 335d, 335i
E92 2005 - Coupe 320d, 320i, 323i, 325d, 325i, 330d, 330i, 335d, 330i, M3
E93 2006 - Convertible 320i, 323i, 325d, 325i, 330d, 330i, 335i

F Numbers

F01 2008-2010 Luxury Saloons 7 Series
F02 2008-2010 Luxury Long Wheelbase 7 Series
F03 2008-2010 Luxury Armoured 7 Series
F10 2010- Saloon 5 Series
F11 2010- Touring 5 Series
F12 2010- Convertible 6 Series
F13 2011- Coupe 6 Series
F15 2014- 4x4 X5
F16 2014- 4x4 X6
F20 2011- 5 door saloon 1 Series
F21 2011 3 Door saloon 1 Series
F22 2013 Coupe 1 / 2 series
F23 2014- Cabriolet 1 / 2 Series
F25 2011- 4x4 X3
F30 2011- Saloon 3 Series
F31 2011 Touring 3 Series
F32 2013- Coupe 3/4 Series
F33 2014- Convertible 3/4 Series
F34 2013- Gran Turisimo 3 Series
F35 2014- 4 door coupe 4 Series
F44 2014- Gran Turisimo 1 Series
F45 2014- Touring 1 Series