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      03-13-2007, 08:54 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by normtrum View Post
That's a great tool. Will give it a shot. I would also push the hp and torque numbers up since BMW is probably understating.

I really don't think it will weigh any less than 3600 pounds. But for the sake of argument. I tried 430 hp / 320 foot pounds of torque although this is higher than another rumored number....

0-30 mph: 2.09 seconds
0-40 mph: 2.72 seconds
0-50 mph: 3.39 seconds
0-60 mph: 4.92 seconds
0-70 mph: 6.00 seconds
0-80 mph: 7.14 seconds
0-90 mph: 9.08 seconds
0-100 mph: 10.95 seconds

Quarter Mile: 13.14 seconds @ 110.17 mph (6MT)

I think the HP / Torque are higher than the real M3 and the weight less than the real M3. But through magazine reviewer abuse....this set of numbers look achievable for a M3.

The biggest variable in performance was shift time. I put it to an aggressive 0.4 seconds for the manual..... when I put this down to SMG3 territory of 0.065 seconds the numbers look like this:

0-30 mph: 2.09 seconds
0-40 mph: 2.72 seconds
0-50 mph: 3.39 seconds
0-60 mph: 4.60 seconds
0-70 mph: 5.67 seconds
0-80 mph: 6.81 seconds
0-90 mph: 8.42 seconds
0-100 mph: 10.30 seconds

Quarter Mile: 12.89 seconds @ 112.16 mph (SMG)


I would be waiting for the SMG / DSG
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