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      11-13-2012, 09:39 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by swamp2 View Post
And that "claim" was fairly well debunked as pretty well impossible by multple forum members. In short the following are not compatible:

-A torque curve like the new M5
-A 7000 rpm redline
-420 hp and 400 ft lb of torque

Make a spreadsheet or do the math.

Something just have to give. I strongly suspect the car will indeed have about 400 ft lb of torque but quite a bit more than 420 hp. Under rating is also pretty likely IMHO.
I honestly hope the F80 will be up on power more than the the E9x.