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      07-06-2007, 07:27 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by FifthStreetz View Post
I hope that its not a exaggeration..

Well I must say that as I was driving behind/next to one for about 30 minutes... the word "Ferrari" definitely did not come to mind. Good-sounding V8 was more like it. I suppose it sounds better from the drivers seat?
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      07-07-2007, 12:50 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by ruff View Post
This review does bring the exitement level back. This sounds prude but my biggest concern is the mileage. I thought it was suppose to be 8% or something better than the e46. BMW keeps bragging about it's new efficient dynamics. It reality it sounds like it is much worse, dare I say similar to the guzzling M5 with 80 less horses. Swamp, I know you are concerned about mileage as well?
Well it's probably really tough to gage the efficiency of a vehicle when flogging it up and down Ascari...

Mileage is a concern of mine, but I'd say definitely not a major concern, nowhere near a major concern. If mileage is a major concern you are shopping for the entirely wrong car, moreover in the wrong segment. I think it is great that BMW pays attention to efficient dynamics and think it will be amazing if the new M out mpgs the old one. I'd certainly enjoy not paying a gas guzzler tax and having a car that is as green as possible in its segment. However, if it doesn't exceed the E46 M3 in efficiency it would not keep me from buying it.
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      07-07-2007, 10:41 AM   #25
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Topgear is pretty pro-Ferrari if you watch their episodes and if they compare the M3 V8 to a ferrari's, it has gotta be great.
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      07-07-2007, 11:40 AM   #26

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