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      04-03-2012, 03:53 AM   #84

Drives: E46 ///M3 JB/CB
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Queens, NYC

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Originally Posted by kueks29 View Post
I would put a cent at present to some concept.
Even employees of the M-GmbH tell everything-except the truth!
Thus speaks one half of the V6, the other half of the R6 ...

It is interesting but just a rumor that has surfaced:
Latest BMW insider info, 3 sources.

Here we go:
Dubbed "S54b42 '(e46 m3 had notice S54b32)
N / A 3.6l inline 6
~ 466hp @ 6700rpm-7700rpm
~ 434hp @ 8300rpm redline
~ 390tq from 4300rpm all the way up to 7500rpm
~ 350tq @ 8300rpm redline
performance exhaust

Fuel Economy
27mpg highway
20mpg city

M3 F80
3180lb dry
Carbon roof
Carbon hood and trunk
6 piston front 4 piston rear, drilled or slotted rotors
14:5:1 steering (same as e46 m3 csl and comp. Package)
Race tuned, adjustable suspension
19 inch BBS wheels, e46 csl wheels by inspried but "new / updated" look
Michelin PSS optional Pilot Cup tires Sprot

Whether it really is true, I can not say ....
...but as of the release-date I can tell you something:
It will not take more like 12 months!
Correct me if I'm wrong but...

Normally the numbers after the "b" in the engine designation signify the displacement...

3.6L would be S54b36 not S54b42... IDK MAN