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      02-17-2006, 04:21 PM   #67
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I guess BMW is still bringing 3.5L NA engine in the US: in only one unique edition, in only one special 335i car - for SpeedFreak! only!

I heard it would be badged 335SF!i
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      02-17-2006, 04:21 PM   #68
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I guess BMW is still bringing 3.5L NA engine in the US: in only one unique edition, in only one special 335i car - for SpeedFreak! only!

I heard it would be badged 335SF!i

Yeah, Speed was fed a line of I guess...still doesn't explain Tine's bizarre wig-out...

Though, maybe that can be attributed to the higher alcohol content of European beers...
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      02-17-2006, 04:33 PM   #69
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sweet... i bet you you can easily tune that to 400hp for under 2-3g's

bye bye competition
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      02-17-2006, 04:36 PM   #70
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WELL I think MB really managed to crap out BMW today
http://www.worldcarfans.com/news.cfm...3-amg-revealed

The CLK 63 AMG produces more power and torque 354 kW/481 hp and 630 Newton metres
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      02-17-2006, 05:03 PM   #71
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WELL I think MB really managed to crap out BMW today
http://www.worldcarfans.com/news.cfm...3-amg-revealed

The CLK 63 AMG produces more power and torque 354 kW/481 hp and 630 Newton metres
Yeah so?
It'll cost 25% more than the E90 M3 and will be out-performed by it.
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      02-17-2006, 05:27 PM   #72
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Different class dude.. Wait for M3 to crap all over it..
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      02-17-2006, 05:28 PM   #73
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Let's stay on topic...
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      02-17-2006, 06:16 PM   #74
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Way to go BMW!

Are there any info about the other DI petrol engines yet?
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      02-17-2006, 06:21 PM   #75
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I don't see why they would/could not make it available in North America.

And like someone mentioned, there has been no evidence that a N/A inline-6 is in development to replace the N52, which has less than 2 years into its life cycle.

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WELL I think MB really managed to crap out BMW today
http://www.worldcarfans.com/news.cfm...3-amg-revealed

The CLK 63 AMG produces more power and torque 354 kW/481 hp and 630 Newton metres
Are you really comparing an AMG V8 to a non-M L6?
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      02-17-2006, 06:32 PM   #76
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Figures, I'm away most of the day and this info comes out.
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So, now we have the whole pic: 306HP N54 in 335i, 330HP N54 in 335si (with optional ZSG gearbox).

335si still not US confirmed.

Also not know yet: the N54 US version specs - could be slightly different to Euro specs.

Could be even higher than 306HP in the case 335si is not comming?

Also: Geneva auto show will bring other BMW surprises. Hint: Concept.
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So, now we have the whole pic: 306HP N54 in 335i, 330HP N54 in 335si (with optional ZSG gearbox).

335si still not US confirmed.

Also not know yet: the N54 US version specs - could be slightly different to Euro specs.

Could be even higher than 306HP in the case 335si is not comming?

Also: Geneva auto show will bring other BMW surprises. Hint: Concept.


Please excuse my ignorance. Does this mean the 330i is being eliminated? Or does this mean BMW will be offering a 325i, 330i, 335 Turbo, and M3?
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So, now we have the whole pic: 306HP N54 in 335i, 330HP N54 in 335si (with optional ZSG gearbox).

335si still not US confirmed.

Also not know yet: the N54 US version specs - could be slightly different to Euro specs.

Could be even higher than 306HP in the case 335si is not comming?

I didn't think any of this was confirmed for the US market?
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Please excuse my ignorance. Does this mean the 330i is being eliminated? Or does this mean BMW will be offering a 325i, 330i, 335 Turbo, and M3?
This still remains a mistery. Go to Woodcliff - the lights are turn on late in the night in BMW NA HQ. Marketing experts calculating, planning strategies, thinking what to do ...

Repeating:
"328i/335i or 325i/330i/335i, 328i/335i or 325i/330i/335i, ..., 328i/335i or 325i/330i/335i."
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I didn't think any of this was confirmed for the US market?

Correct.
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So is E90fleet saving his post #3000 for the E92 335i release? And will he become a general of some sort?
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just think...a Dinan tuned twin turbo E90....who needs an M
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this is exciting news!
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      02-17-2006, 07:41 PM   #85
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I missed the original post... magic scissors and all... but I sure found the post that you were quoting to be freakin' hilarious!!!

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      02-17-2006, 08:05 PM   #86
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Quote:
Originally Posted by voltron1011
Until the US cleans up their fuels, it may end up being an NA 3.5...

?? The fuel in the US is clean, it just that Companies that sell cars here have to meet certain Fuel efficiency for their entire car fleet (cafe) and EMIISIONS.

Diesel on the other hand is a different story.
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      02-17-2006, 08:18 PM   #88
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Quote:
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I know this is a repost, but the NG6 program calls for LEV II certification for N54.
Amazing that the side view of that old proposed engine leaked document is pretty much the same as the side view of the N54..... So maybe there are others still in the works.... ie the direct injections N53. I am pumped about the turbos, now if the had a nice DSG to go with it, if they don't build it in house they should get on the phone with Borg Warner and get some of the ones they are making for Audi/VW.
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