Thanks south. I learned recently in another discussion that these new engines have a longer stroke and smaller bore than the N20 and N55. This could be part of the reason for the reduced redline from 7000 RPM. I agree it's disappointing. Probably we can expect the new I6 to follow suit.
A gen-u-ine BMW eff-eight-zero with them tandem clutches in the transmission and that dad gum sun roof on the top-a da cawr.