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      06-14-2011, 09:33 PM   #96
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Originally Posted by crackberry View Post
So we lost NA engines for less than 50hp? Well, at least we got a healthy boast in torque.
Wow. Barely more HP than the outgoing model, and NONE more than CTS-V.

Kind of a disappointment, to go with the bitter pill of turbo lag.

Goodbye, M-as-a-drivers-car; hello M-as-PURELY-a-poseurs-car.

Yuk.
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... a glorious V8 that screamed and hollered as the revs rose and then howled in an orgy of what sounded like BDSM ecstasy as it neared the red line.
Well, you can forget all that. The new car is fitted with a turbocharged straight six. Turbocharging? In an M car? Thatís like putting gravy on an ice cream.
- Jeremy Clarkson, discussing the S65 and then S55 M3 engines.