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      06-04-2010, 04:02 PM   #23
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same here.
there is no replacement for displacement..

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id like to see actual output and mileage comparisons. im always skeptical
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I'd imagine we'd see it in the upcoming mini-BMW. I'm curious to see how it does. BMW is doing pretty damn good things with efficiency, and it would be interesting to see what they could do with 1.5L in three-cylinder form.

And when your aim is efficiency, who cares if it only has 3 cylinders anyway? The guy with the less efficient 4-cylinder car is better than the dude with the more efficient yet equally quick (read:slow) 3-cyl? Numbers are numbers, whether they be efficiency or performance, regardless of how many cylinders the powerplant has.
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hmmm...
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3 cyl does not belong in a BMW.
sheeeh...or they gonna put in a 2 cyl.
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      06-04-2010, 09:32 PM   #27
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Why not just buy a civic then?
By that logic, why not buy a Maro SS and mods for the price of the 335?

I hardly remember the Isetta being a blazingly fast machine, nor the 2002, yet both are important parts of BMW history.
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3er is getting to be quite a big car to be powered by such a small engine. Hopefully it will be a sufficient enough powerplant. If it is, great, but I won't be buying one
I would normally agree. I think BMW has really gotten the memo in terms of weight. Look at the new X3. The car lost 43lbs! It is a start. I dont think any BMW car has ever lost weight.
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Joy is being fucking slow.
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Being a fan of Honda engines, I requested that they consider building for the F1 a 4.5 liter V10 or V12. I asked, I tried to persuade them, but in the end could not convince them to do it, and the McLaren F1 ended up with a BMW engine.
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This is great news, I need a new weed eater. I think BMW might be taking this too far. I rather see them take weight reduction extremely seriously and put in a turbo 4.
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