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      01-30-2013, 03:36 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by mhabs View Post
So assuming a weight to power ratio of 7.7-7.8x (similar/slightly less than M5-M6), would imply a weight of 3,250-3,300 lbs. That's pretty darn light!
Originally Posted by checkmate View Post
Wonder what the weight will be....
Added this info about weight:

The same source also told us that engineers were targeting E46 M3 weight. The E46 M3's curb weight is 3,415 lb, while the current E90 M3 and E92 M3 weigh 3,726 and 3,704 pounds, respectively. This would represent an approximate 300 pound weight reduction; great news for BMW enthusiasts who bemoan the increasing weight of cars in general. The caveat to keep in mind however, is that curb weight is calculated based on the total weight of a vehicle with standard equipment, and with the ever growing list of standard equipment and technology in late model cars, don't be surprised or disappointed if you don't see exactly 300 pounds shaved. What's important is that the E46 M3 weight is being used as a target, which in any scenario, should result in significant weight reduction for the new M3 and M4.
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