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      01-17-2013, 02:46 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by SDV325 View Post
This is definitely a good read for me, currently on the fence whether to go with a late model E9x or an F30 model. Currently the price is a big of a factor but the longer i wait the more ill have for the newer model, unless there isn't that much of a difference. In either case both would be a 335Xi M-sport packages.

From a little research it is obvious that the N54 motors have a lot more tuning potential, just looking at the accessport dyno's the difference is unreal. Definitely is a mod that i will be doing on what ever model i get.
There really aren't any significant tunes for the F30's N55 yet - the DME is different than that of the earlier N55 cars (pre-2013). There's a PPK from BMW due out in March, and without a doubt we'll see something from Cobb, Burger, Dinan, and maybe Procede, but probably not for awhile yet. The J55 from Burger is available now, but will undoubtedly be superseded by a new JB with significantly more power.

2013 F30 335i M-Sport 8AT/MPE/MPPK/JB+, 2016 228i M-Sport Cabrio 8AT