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      02-02-2013, 08:33 AM   #128
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Originally Posted by 328inGE View Post
I dont recall seeing this discussed but the V8 from M3 was only around for a few years, why wouldnt BMW continue to use it in some vehicle in their lineup, even if it was a special model? Seems like a lot of $$$ went in to developing it only to get minimal return, unlike the N55 which is used in volume selling models.
Emissions standards.
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