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      03-30-2013, 12:34 PM   #8

Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Aug 2009
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Originally Posted by M3takesNYC View Post
Take a look at dyno's out there for the 360. The dyno of an m3 is so much more linear and guessing much more AUC even though similar peak power but the 360's usually put down 330 whp vs m3 usually puts down 340ish-350 stock. What makes the difference is the 7 speed short gearing on the m3 compared to the 6 speeds which obviously have one less gear and ratios less spaced. So the actual power delivered to the ground factoring in gearing, as well as the speed of the dct, makes the power advantage much more than what it appears to be from the whp figures
Good analysis. I had the chance to pax in the 360 CS and here is an edited clip of acceleration