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      01-30-2013, 09:08 PM   #83
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Originally Posted by Hoosiers View Post
Spin away...spin spin. So only 415hp now? Originally the prediction was around 450, then it was around 430, and as the news is broken we hear "well it's targeting e46 weight". "Targeting" that weight only means they're trying to get it lighter than the current M3, which is necessary as it will be the first time in M history a car's hp isn't raised. "Targeting" 3400, 3500 lbs isn't the same as "approximately" said weight.

The cool-aid drinkers will respond with "but more torque!". Which are the same people that said torque doesn't matter when the S65 V8 was released. This is a disappointment.
But it's got turbos!!


And no more 8400rpm red line
I still don't see this as a step forward
It's a lateral step
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