Thread: Legend or not
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      10-10-2011, 09:58 PM   #100
W Cole

Drives: 2009 M3
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Newport Coast, CA

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Originally Posted by W Cole View Post
I know the engine is very small and puts out over 100 hp/liter which is great. And if the car or the engine itself were extremely light as a result then I would totally understand the benefits. But I don't believe this to be the case.
Originally Posted by Radiation Joe View Post
You realize that the engine in the Z06 weighs about the same or maybe a little less than the M3 motor, don't you. Displacement is not the correct measurement of an engine; weight is. The M3's engine is nothing special.

Don't get me wrong. There is nothing out there I'd rather have than my e90. I just don't buy into this "legendary" bs.
Exactly, hp per liter is great feat of engineering. But in this case it appears all for not?