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      01-11-2010, 12:12 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by EJ2000 View Post
That's a good point about the hp/torque differences. Although maybe I'm nitpicking a bit, but in my experience (I previously had a rev-up manual G35 coupe), the rev-up engine was definitely faster. I test drove the old DE motor and the HR 6 speed and auto coupes and found that the stick felt quickest. Even if the performance varied between 14.0 and 14.5, that still puts the slowest G35's slightly faster than a 328i (getting back on topic).
oh i agree. i think any model year G should beat a 328. though, the autos were a bit slower than the manuals. so that could make the difference.

the G coupes never got the HR motor. only the sedans did.
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