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      09-17-2008, 06:54 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by SCOTT26 View Post
Why would you say that?

BMW aim to be on the road and continuing the journey when our rivals are being forced off the road. As of the M-Division? This will become the Pinnacle of the Efficient Dynamics programme , Turbo charging is coming as is further technology especially in the field of further use of lightweight materials and specialist construction techniques. Further tech under development for M, Efficient Dynamics will incorporate BMW Active aerodynamics and the first BMW performance car to feature KERS technology.
Scott, your posts are always welcome. The concerns that I personally have include BMW's added emphasis on X vehicles, given the current economic climate, this necessarily means focus away from cars.

Many of us enthusiasts, your core market, are skeptical that BMW can sustain the investment in these M cars given the added attention of the X SAVs.

Clearly turbo charging will offer great fuel economy but will the KERs system help eliminate the turbo lag in the new M cars?

It is not enough to just beat the competition in the era with tighter requirments for emissions, we need the new M cars to deliver a much better experience that the current M cars....(which is pretty difficult).

Can you please provide some insight into BMW's thinking here for the M division?
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