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      11-05-2012, 07:16 PM   #71
Grease Monkey
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Drives: 2011 E90 M3,1994 Euro E36 M3/4
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

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The sound isn't bad, but no S65 for sure.

IMO The 1M sounds awesome with an Akrapovic exhaust, this engine should be no different.

Funny thing is, the so called M purists hate on the inline-6 sound that has been a long standing trademark of the M division........ The first ever real M engine was the M88/1 and it was an inline-6, and one with a ~7K RPM redline at that. For Group 5 racing they turbocharged the M88 and called it the M88/2........ Depending on how they play out this new engine, they can claim to be doing a throw back to the early M racing engines.
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