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      09-13-2012, 01:57 PM   #109
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Originally Posted by hector View Post
a little off topic but, speaking of launching, a little while back you wrote, and i'm paraphrasing: 'i can't believe that people think that the n55 will be the go-to engine in 2014'. i've been curious ever since to know what exactly you meant! can you share anything more about that?
Basically the engine will be long in the tooth at that point and BMW's development cycle for engines is a bit more rapid since they are producing more and trying to hit certain efficiencies as part of gov't mandates.

Look at the N63... look at when it was updated. Look at the N54, look at when it was beginning its phase out. There is a change coming