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      02-25-2012, 04:40 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by kueks29 View Post
You're absolutely right!
It was derived from a 3.3 liter V6 from S63TÜ (from the M5). The power is normally located at 450 HP. The M Drivers Package (Vmax 280 km / h) will be supplemented in future by the Performance package. The latter will then make 480 horsepower and a V-Max allows 300 km / h.
Even when weight was done properly and so currently 1415 Kg seem quite realistic!

Background of the whole thing is quite simple:
When more current M3 (E90) one half of the customers has bewschwert that he was too little and too much sports car business car. The other half of the customers saw it the other way around.

Since BMW will now go different ways.
In future, the M3ein utterly uncompromising sports machine! Those who want more comfort and more auto business, the resort must then hold for M335i (or M340i).
I have no doubt that the F8X is going to be plenty powerful, but it will not sacrifice comfort and luxury at all (unfortunately). BMW's Scott26 reiterated this (unfortunate) philosophy below:
'09 E92 M3: Space Gray, Black, Carbon Leather | ZTP 2MK ZPP 2MT 6FL | link 1 / link 2
Mods: M Performance exhaust | ZCP retrofit | Euro airbox | GTS DCT flash | JPN 240 ECU flash | Euro LCI taillights | CRT lip | OEM alarm retrofit | Space Gray bumper plugs | BMW Performance: Mk. II spoiler / Mk. II non-electronic steering wheel / mirror caps / front grilles / side gills / intake louvers / emblem