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      05-01-2012, 01:50 PM   #70
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Originally Posted by benzy89 View Post
If you go to the "Specs" tab on the 335is website, you'll see it says TwinPower Turbo = N55.
again, no. the 335is is still a n54.

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I'm pretty sure that purists want to maintain that heritage to the original M3 (E30 chassis), which was an inline 4-cylinder but b/c it was so light the thing flew. 2nd gen (E36) and 3rd gen (E46) both got the straight 6 screamers. The E9x broke the mold, it got a V8 and picked up a lot of weight -- Seems to be another complaint among purists, that this gen's M3 is too civilized and needs to be put on a diet. The F30 3-series has already shown that its lighter than the outgoing E90, so I'm sure the F80 M will be substantially lighter too.

And I'm sure at highway speeds is when the 335 can showcase its power advantage.
s65 was 15lbs lighter and shorter than the s54.

you still havent answered the question.
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