Thread: F8x M3/M4 size
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      02-13-2012, 07:20 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by John_01 View Post
Still doubt this because I think it will be a bit underdone for a M car. I would have expected BMW to leave the 4 cylinders for the 1 series, and 2 series should get 6 cylinders as the M1 does now.
Doubt it all you want, but BMW confirmed it months ago:

Originally Posted by SCOTT26 View Post
Like the BMW X3M and the next M3, X1M will be the foundation for the next M2 which with the M3 resorting to Six Cylinders. The BMW M2 moves down to four cylinders but will still be the most powerful engine ahead of the 135i/235i.

2-series will be built on the 1-series platform, so there won't be any appreciable difference in size.
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