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      11-26-2013, 06:13 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by catpat8000 View Post
Yes I noticed that also. It can't possibly make 40% more torque than the S65 @ 7500 rpm. Unless you read it as "40% more torque (at peak torque rpm) than the S65 makes at 7500 rpm" which would be an odd way to boast. Another weird mistake, but maybe it is a translation error.

With all these mistakes, the whole article ought to be questioned.
Yes, there are too many strange numbers in this article.

The s55 will most likely have quite exactly 40% more peak torque (560 to 400Nm) but never at 7500rpm. At 7500rpm s55 will have only about 7% more torque than the s65. Unless BMW plays jokes on us and will finally reveal that the s55 has much more power than indicated ("more than 430ps").