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      01-26-2007, 05:40 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by swamp2 View Post
OK what will the claimed (brochure) hp number be for the new M3? Of course I mean at the crank not wheels. I should also specify the EU brochure. Keep in mind BMW has underated the 335i and M5 buy may or may not for the new M3.
425 bhp for me.

I thought that all manufacturers now measure horspower at the brakes; bhp (brake horsepower)? Granted it is not actual power being applied to the ground but more accurate than crank measurements and less vunerable to dyno manipulation.