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      03-22-2007, 08:28 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by Greeney View Post
The TQ number is awefully low isnt it? Lower than a 335 from the conversions you guys are giving me.
There was a similar discussion when the S85 V10 engine specs were released but we have seen the M5 / M6 performance.

Power is power... It is about delivering torque to the wheels and the M3 V8 engine has a flatter torque curve than the M5 V10....

The key to the M3 will be weight and a 7 speed close ratio gearbox.... A 7 speed gearbox would be best matched with this V8 M3 engine given its "low" torque and high revs....

See this thread....trying to kick off similar technical discussions

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52544
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