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      03-22-2007, 07:16 AM   #1
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      03-22-2007, 07:18 AM   #2
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      03-22-2007, 07:24 AM   #3
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Where is this from???
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      03-22-2007, 07:37 AM   #4
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Nice find! Did you see my link on SA info?
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Where is this from???

the german pressrelese, no english version yet.
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      03-22-2007, 07:50 AM   #6
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For comparison sake, Can someone clever superimpose the E46 and RS4 engine spec onto this graph?
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Nice find! Did you see my link on SA info?
Yes, interesting
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i have to hope that it is underrated...
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      03-22-2007, 08:45 AM   #9
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i have to hope that it is underrated...
why? The M3 is not all about power you know
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Hey Fleet good to have you back!

Question (if you happen to know) - why doesn't the M3 V8 have an official engine code yet?
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Question (if you happen to know) - why doesn't the M3 V8 have an official engine code yet?
Im shure it has, they just release info to the public very slowly

Ive heard it may be a S65, but I cannot confirm
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See the related thread here (document):
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...t=52519&page=2

View it here: (thanks to Just_Me's english press-release word document)
http://static.scribd.com/docs/frtji3smuv39j.swf
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Im shure it has, they just release info to the public very slowly

Ive heard it may be a S65, but I cannot confirm
Thanks Fleet! S6* makes sense since its a V8. S65 sounds good, nice ring to it. I started a seperate thread for it - so if you get confirmation, by all means post it.
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Hmmm still no direct injection for this brand new M engine...
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why? The M3 is not all about power you know
you sound very pleased with the outcome of this because?
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Hmmm still no direct injection for this brand new M engine...
Yep, and no valvetronic either. Just like the S85. I don't think its hurting the engine. The HPI will probably come in future M powerplants though.
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For comparison sake, Can someone clever superimpose the E46 and RS4 engine spec onto this graph?
See my recent post with the begining title, "POTENTIAL..." for the link.
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http://www.auto-motor-und-sport.de/n...2823_14194.hbs here some pictures of the new engine.

They state it will actually weigh 16 kg ~ 35 lbs less than the old R6 engine in the E46 M3. It's fantastic, I can't believe it. BMW engineered an engine far better than the RS4 engine... The only thing left is to learn about the fuel consumption.

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There does seem to be a lot of similarities between the M3's power graph and that of the RS4. Especially the torque graph.
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