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      03-28-2011, 10:25 AM   #223
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Originally Posted by AW128i View Post
Not sure if it's lighter than the N52, but according to a BMW Group press release, it's "...lighter and more compact than a six-cylinder engine of equivalent power." Now, not really sure what they're comparing it to since BMW doesn't have any 240 hp/258 lb-ft 6-cylinders??

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actually they do; look no further than the non-detuned n52s such as in the 330 in the u.s and the 130 overseas; these had in fact more hp(255-270 or so), with albeit less torque, but overall close enough to warrant the comparison.
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