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      02-27-2011, 04:27 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by Canexican View Post
It's sad that even BMW corporate doesn't think I4T's sound good.
There are many good reasons for turbos but production Turbo I4's sound like shit, without the character. It even partially muzzles the normally fabulous Honda K Series.
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Originally Posted by Gordon Murray View Post
Being a fan of Honda engines, I requested that they consider building for the F1 a 4.5 liter V10 or V12. I asked, I tried to persuade them, but in the end could not convince them to do it, and the McLaren F1 ended up with a BMW engine.