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      10-05-2012, 02:51 PM   #144

Drives: F10 N52B30@255PS
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Hong Kong

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Agree with the 7500k rpm redline as wishful thinking from an I6 vs. V8 7200k.. more likely it will be lower.

HP is the true measure of power. Torque@RPM is not really relevant, but HP@rpm is because in everyday situations you are at <2000rpm and not >6000.
Max. Torque or torque is an irrelavent number because you must multiplie it to RPM to get HP, which is the only measure of POWER or work done, in physics.
High torque at low RPM 'feels' more powefully because what you feel is the turbos coming on boost, which is simply the abrupt increase in power (HP) that is more smooth in NA engines. (feel of power=change in HP wrt time)