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      07-06-2007, 07:05 PM   #1
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      07-06-2007, 07:09 PM   #2
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"this in an engine that pushes 414 horsepower and 395 pound-feet of torque at 3,900 rpm."


misprint... i stopped there
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      07-06-2007, 07:30 PM   #3
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      07-06-2007, 11:12 PM   #4
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hahaha well at least its pretty positive, i think that we are going to have to wait untill some "real" tests come out, where these car magazines can do whatever they want to the car (with in reason of course)

i did however like the line:

"The previous M3 was a blinder of the first order; the newest model makes it seem almost pedestrian by comparison."

i guess we will have to wait and see it this is true, it e46 is a BRILLIANT car so i dont know
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      07-06-2007, 11:19 PM   #5
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"this in an engine that pushes 414 horsepower and 395 pound-feet of torque at 3,900 rpm."


misprint... i stopped there
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      07-07-2007, 02:32 AM   #6
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+1 especially after that nurburgring laptime debacle.
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      07-09-2007, 02:42 PM   #7
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"this in an engine that pushes 414 horsepower and 395 pound-feet of torque at 3,900 rpm."


misprint... i stopped there
That is not a misprint. It is the often quoted SAE net hp and torque which is different than the DIN hp number that you may have seen floating around in European-sourced info. SAE and DIN use slightly different standards for hp measurement.
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      07-09-2007, 05:06 PM   #8
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That is not a misprint. It is the often quoted SAE net hp and torque which is different than the DIN hp number that you may have seen floating around in European-sourced info. SAE and DIN use slightly different standards for hp measurement.
100 ft/lb difference? Please.
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      07-09-2007, 05:16 PM   #9
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100 ft/lb difference? Please.
Awesome - I'm going to ask my dealer whether I can select "Canadian Delivery"
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      07-09-2007, 05:24 PM   #10
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Awesome - I'm going to ask my dealer whether I can select "Canadian Delivery"
LOL. Really. I'll take two.
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