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      02-27-2012, 12:06 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by MaX PL View Post
isnt it odd that two other publications, three if you include BMW themselves, all achieved low 5's, and Motor Trend somehow runs a 4.7?

i'd love it if MT was right but i think we should wait for a larger sample to confirm this.
Exact same thing happened with the E90. Car mags got about 1/2 second less than the BMW published number.

I noticed in the video he is torque braking the auto trans to about 2k RPM at launch. I wonder if BMW is testing without doing that?