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      12-02-2011, 09:10 AM   #231
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Originally Posted by Pangloss View Post
I know nobody's going to agree with me, but I predict the TwinPower 4 series is going to replace the N55 within a few years. Watch.
Possible in a decade or so. At leats from a power output point of view. Especially when everything is hybrid-ized which should add another 20% to 80% increase in power depending on the hybrid system employed.

Even if this happens, though, the turbo 6 won't go away - it will simply move up a slot and replace the V8. Though the V8 may still remain for higher end vehicles and SAVs.
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