Originally Posted by southlight
When you would say the new M3 has 8 pistons instead of it's a 8-cylinder, then I'm thinking of pistons. That's one of these differences I'm unsure about. In German you say: It's a 8-cylinder aswell as it's V8, but nobody says that in English, does he? (Now I'm thinking of a Royal with Cheese
Best regards, south
V8 is used as much as 8-cylinder. Most tech heads say V8 though.