Originally Posted by jtvr4
As for the S65 not being a distinguished engine?
I like to race, i'll take a flat torque curve and 8,300rpm... Ever driven an M3, Porsche GT3, C6 z06? High output NA engines are fantastic. If I wanted to race a turbocharged car i'd get an Evo, not a 335i.
1. The N65 is a motorcycle engine. The S65
, didn't win any awards.
2. All that reving to 8,000+rpms, takes its toll on the motor, crank, and main bearings of the engine. Do a search on any E46/90 M3 forum.