Originally Posted by Moo Man
In his words he felt that BMW was making a mistake by 'downgrading' from a V10 engine to a V8 engine. He believed that BMW was taking a more 'feminine' route by going with the smaller engines. He talked about how Mercedes' AMG division has these big powerful engines and that even though BMW is more about driving performance, it shouldn't shy away from using big powerful engines.
Mercedes-Benz are replacing their 'big powerful' 6.2 liter V8 for a twin-turbo charged V8. BMW is going the same route with future M cars (M5 for example). The manager you spoke to is a total idiot with a tiny dick.