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      10-18-2011, 09:53 AM   #8
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1999 VF BMW M3  [5.00]
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2008 135i  [5.00]
2003 M3  [3.10]
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2009 STi  [3.83]
AH yes. The old "no lag" claim. Remember when BMW stated that about the N54... lol..

Yes anti-lag systems might work.. but good luck seeing that on a street car with all the emissions clamp-down.

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Originally Posted by chriszeh View Post
I feel like some of these companies, particularlly ferrari, and a few oyhers should have an exemption for a while at least from the impending regulatory changes. Its like telling an artist how to paint. Just doesn't seem like it should apply to them. If you make shit box transportation fine follow the rules. If you make kick ass works od art, go for it and do your thing.
+1

No conventional turbo is lagless. For those of us who love that our Ms have immediate and visceral throttle response, a turbo will never do. Yes; you can get around it with gearing and so forth. But you'll come to miss it. Even in the new M5.
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