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      07-08-2008, 09:21 PM   #61
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Drives: April ED - E90 328xi
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Originally Posted by malbec View Post
What I am most enticed by is the idea of all that torque and the 7 speed DCT---I really wonder if the diesel will be that much heavier--does anyone know the weight?-since i do a lot of highway cruising the combo of strong-mid-range torque and the fuel savings are appealing to me. I am very interested in driving these cars back to back. (Of course I would love either powerplant in the E91 in a perfect world-but that;s just me.)
Good questions. I'm not sure what the weight will be, but I too look forward to driving them both. Frankly, I'm excited about anything that improves efficiency without compromising power, and am very happy to see BMW bring a petrol alternative to the US. I too would love to see a diesel in the E91 (and the E61 for that matter).
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