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      09-18-2012, 07:05 PM   #284
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You know the next C-class AMG will use the 5.5L twin turbo detuned.
Then they'll add a performance package for $7,000 to crank the boost to the E-class AMG levels and it'll be a rocket.
We'll have a pretty highly stress I6 to counter???


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Originally Posted by Carl Lassiter View Post
No doubt I'd love to keep the V8 with a 10% power and economy hike. Alas, they've moved on from it. Hopefully rev-matching will remain unlike the M5.

By the way, what changes are there to the DCT? There first effort was so great I can only imagine how good the .2 will be.
A direct injectioned S65 could have gotten that and more.
Add a flat plane crank for a few more revs to produced more power and give a sexy Ferrari exhaust note... perfection.


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Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."