Originally Posted by Rated ///M
But why go turbo when an NA engine already offers all the characteristics of a turbo engine without the turbo? There is no turbo lag to deal with and I don't care how well you make an turbo engine, turbo lag will be there. The C63 AMG gives you instant response now. Would I trade in my M3 for one? Never. It's not my type of car.Different strokes for different folks.
Another aspect of turbocharging is the ease of adding power. With a turbocharged M3, it means you'll see 500+hp M3s by just plugging in a laptop and downloading a flash update. That's $500 vs $10K for a supercharger add on. NA is hard to build power unless you got some monstrous huge motor like the Vettes.