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      02-27-2011, 02:00 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by swamp2 View Post
3. Two major corporate wide programs at BMW, "Material Cost Offensive" and "BMW Group Modular Strategy". NOT having a special one-off engine for either the M3 or the M5 dove tails right in with these strategies.
Yes but who's to say a V6 couldn't be part of a new strategy of more economical turbo engines? BMW simply cannot continue to produce vehicles with average fuel economy in the teens (including and especially M cars). The fact BMW released the X5 M rated at 17 mpg hwy is mind boggling.
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