Originally Posted by mhabs
4-Door M cars have a precedence. Turbo M cars don't.
Really? 2002tii turbo, anyone? It even had stripes in three colors, which look suspiciously like those that M GmbH uses to this day.
BMW motorsports, especially their F1 efforts have tons of history with turbos. We still don't know the details of this engine, let's wait until we know more before making broad pronouncements.