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      04-29-2011, 12:51 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Kyoshi71 View Post
The horrendous milage for the power you get is the one thing about the M3 that bugs the shit out of me.

Z06 has a 7 liter and gets 15/24 with 505hp & 470lbft
M3 has a 4.0 liter and gets 14/20 with 414hp & 295lbft

Am I missing something? (I know, I know...high-rev concept)
a part of that difference, albeit a small one, is the lighter weight of the Z06 and the taller gearing. that's not to say that the discrepancy is excusable, but it's just something to consider.