Originally Posted by swiss_cornholio
It's not just about making money; there is actually a reason behind this: Ever wondered why all German car makers (except Porsche) limit their cars to 250? There is an agreement between all those companies. So this is just BMW's way to avoid breaking the agreement.
They have all broken the agreement in one way or another. The agreement is hardly still in place. It is stupid and plain and simply money making. Rather gear the car differently and give us a faster 0-60.