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      07-09-2012, 03:53 AM   #139
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Originally Posted by mapezzul View Post
Is that the same car that they couldn't sell at first and had to build in a ton of trunk money? People seem to recall "Facts" about the E30 M3 that are just not realistic.

The E30 M3 sold so poorly in the US the E36 M3 almost didn't happen, now that is the true story.
I remembered reading somewhere that BMW had to downgrade e36 m3's euro 321hp engine to 240hp engine, so that the e36 m3 would be "more affordable" for US market.
What a shame.
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