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      07-06-2007, 01:05 PM   #1
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Autoweek Review

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      07-06-2007, 01:33 PM   #2
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Another great review that makes my mouth dry as I read it. My favorite line

"there’s genuine shove from 2000 rpm, the advanced electronics altering the intake system, fuel-injection mixture and valve timing to help give it the sort of bottom-end savagery to make the old 3.2-liter six seem ordinary"

This is the sort of stuff you want to here when talking about a newer generation of car.

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      07-06-2007, 01:45 PM   #3
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certainly more positive than some of the other stuff we've been seein
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      07-06-2007, 02:03 PM   #4
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nice read, id say it is the most positive of the other two.
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      07-06-2007, 02:09 PM   #5
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hmmm, I dont know if these pictures are old but I noticed they also have shots of interlagos blue and one of the blacks...

http://www.autoweek.com/apps/pbcs.dl...arams=Itemnr=1
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Now that is an article worthy enough to read.
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      07-06-2007, 04:57 PM   #7
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Interesting. In this article, they state it has twin piston calipers. Clarification anyone? Steved?
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I was interested in the 19s being made by Fuchs and not BBS, ala the CSL wheels.
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He said they had the 19s, but someone had said earlier all press cars had the 18s.
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Interesting. In this article, they state it has twin piston calipers. Clarification anyone? Steved?

your question was already answered by steved, in his thread.
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showpos...88&postcount=6


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Brakes. Well the discs are big. The front calipers are large too, but they're sliding caliper single-pots. Inevitably they are very powerful, but were not entirely confidence inspiring.
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your question was already answered by steved, in his thread.
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showpos...88&postcount=6
Yes, I remember that, thanks. Just wondering why they mention two.
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that seems to be a much more positive and up beat article then the other couple that are floating around... thats more like what i want to hear!!! i cant wait to get my hands on one of these babies
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