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      10-25-2012, 11:49 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by speedfan View Post
can some1 explain to me how GM's allowed to slap the new small block v8 LS1 on its new corvette, but BMW is not?
Chao Anh

It has something to do with not wanting to step over the M5's toes

M3 can't be more power than M5...

we surely dont want that to happen, or at least they dont want it to happen.

And plus 6 cyl to claim fuel economy... Corvette doesn't care about fuel eco... and it would be blasphemy for the Corvette to get anything less than the V8.