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Old 10-15-2009, 08:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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End of an era

The Days Of BMW V8’s Are Numbered
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It may be a sign of the times. A look at the economy and performance chart of the 335d may confirm a new trend.
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I have only driven one BMW with a V8, and that was a 2001 540i/6 Sport. It was a great drive. It is sad to see them go, but, at the same time it will be interesting to see how far BMW can go with V6s. Hopefully they can make something great out of this.
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Good! Seeing that the newest M5 will have a dual turbocharged V8 vs the V10 hopefully the M3s will go back to what they should be, IL6s.
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