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      01-14-2013, 03:20 PM   #68
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Originally Posted by palpatine_us View Post
What this may mean is that the six-cylinder engine is going away from the 3 series lineup. Now, you'll have two 4 cylinder engines- a higher output and a lower output. In the US typically 2 variants of the three are offered.

Also, if the M version will have a 6 cylinder engine, all the more reason to remove the six from the normal lineup.

Not to mention the cost savings of using only 4 cyl engines.
Not going to happen. If anything, they need the I6 for the upcoming M335i. This is an expansion of the lineup, not moving down-market.