Thread: M550dx red-line
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      02-27-2012, 04:30 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by maswastage View Post
One of the first things that caught my eye about the M550dx was how high its engine revs. Interestingly, according to the specs, it still produces peak power between 4000 and 4,400 rpm, the same as our engines. I wonder if forcing it to shift at 4500 rpm, the same as our cars, will actually lead to faster acceleration.
Yeah I thought that. Possibly, but you've got to think where the next gear is going to pick up. Being the 8spd ZF though, it should have relatively short ratios so you could be right!
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