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      11-26-2013, 11:56 AM   #202
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Originally Posted by CanAutM3 View Post
You need to compare apples to apples when comparing volumes...

The S65 was produced over 7 years, meaning a yearly volume of about 8500 engines. That represents less than 1% of the Steyr plant output and less than 3% of the Munich plant production.

I work in the engine manufacturing business, and I can attest that an engine built on a dedicated production line with dedicated resources gets more attention. It is however much more expensive because of it...
I agree on that, but before we can compare Apples to Apples we also need to know what kind of Production line the S55 will be built on at the Steyr plant

From the link in my previous post it seems the S65 has it's fair share of tolerance related issues though...