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      05-24-2012, 07:14 AM   #1
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315 HP for 2013 N55 6-cylinder engines?

So I found this article but I'm not familiar with the blog so I don't know how accurate it is. Has this been corroborated anywhere?
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      05-24-2012, 07:16 AM   #2
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So I found this article but I'm not familiar with the blog so I don't know how accurate it is. Has this been corroborated anywhere?
I was at the same BMW presentation and do not recall BMW making the broad statement that the engines revealed for the 2013 6 Series Gran Coupe would be supplanting all 6 and 8 cylinder engines throughout its entire car lineup. They didn't talk about the engines except in the context of (and for) the 6GC. Something like that would definitely have stood out to me.

It would be natural to expect that these power bumps will happen for some other models at some point in the future, but it's not something BMW discussed at the presentation. Here is the slide that was displayed during the presentation when discussing the 2013 6GC's engines.



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The 640i already has 320HP EU(315HP US?) . I guess this could be the december 2012 power upgrade for the 306HP(300US HP) N55.35i?
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Let's hope so--the N55 needs a power boost--so stock to stock can line up against the Audi S4/S5 and the new Lexus GS!!
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Let's hope so--the N55 needs a power boost--so stock to stock can line up against the Audi S4/S5 and the new Lexus GS!!
3-series doesn't go against Lexus GS. BMW has 5-er for that
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If this is true I bet this is the last time people buy a new 3 the first year it comes out. Lol. E90 all over again.
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If this is true I bet this is the last time people buy a new 3 the first year it comes out. Lol. E90 all over again.
This december you can buy a power upgrade for your 2012 F30 335i at your dealership.
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3-series doesn't go against Lexus GS. BMW has 5-er for that
+1

plus HP is not everything, its how you can get everything to work in harmony and put that hp to proper use. I don't think the IS350 would be able to match the 335i even with its extra 6hp. Lexus is more focused on comfort than driving dynamics.
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Let's hope so--the N55 needs a power boost--so stock to stock can line up against the Audi S4/S5 and the new Lexus GS!!
Isn't the S5 like 355hp?
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If this is true I bet this is the last time people buy a new 3 the first year it comes out. Lol. E90 all over again.
I had a 2006 E90 330i that was rated at 255 horsepower before I upgraded to the 2008 E90 335xi with the N54 engine which because it was underrated for power is probably more like 320 horsepower.....obviously quite an upgrade according to the numbers and also on the road and in the car. A 15 horsepower increase in the F30 from 300 horsepower to 315 would be nice but not nearly the 60 to 70 horsepower boost the E90 had after it's first year.
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So I found this article but I'm not familiar with the blog so I don't know how accurate it is. Has this been corroborated anywhere?
I was at the same BMW presentation and do not recall BMW making the broad statement that the engines revealed for the 2013 6 Series Gran Coupe would be supplanting all 6 and 8 cylinder engines throughout its entire car lineup. They didn't talk about the engines except in the context of (and for) the 6GC. Something like that would definitely have stood out to me.

It would be natural to expect that these power bumps will happen for some other models at some point in the future, but it's not something BMW discussed at the presentation. Here is the slide that was displayed during the presentation when discussing the 2013 6GC's engines.



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Wow that is quite the bump in the V8 engine.....I assume also with similar if not improved gas mileage
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A 15 horsepower increase in the F30 from 300 horsepower to 315 would be nice but not nearly the 60 to 70 horsepower boost the E90 had after it's first year.
True.
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This december you can buy a power upgrade for your 2012 F30 335i at your dealership.
REally !! how much!! FleetE90 ?? can you give us an insight ...
under $2000 is ok
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REally !! how much!! FleetE90 ?? can you give us an insight ...
under $2000 is ok
HP/Nm gain TBA, price TBA.

(320d too, from 184--->200BHP as I recall)

E90Fleet posted it in another thread weeks ago already. But dec 12 it is.
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Do you know if it's going to be just a software change, or it's going to involve mechanical/engine part removal ??

it's going to be X-mas present for my car
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Do you know if it's going to be just a software change, or it's going to involve mechanical/engine part removal ??

it's going to be X-mas present for my car
That's what I said.

Here you go:
http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=657189
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400BHP and >500Nm ???

No matter how good of a boy you are this year...
i dont think Santa is gonna be able to bring you this kind of mod in the power kit! LOL

Certainly not at the $1200 price tag...

LOL

my guess is : 340 tops bhp and 330 NM max ... and that would be stretching way out.
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my guess is : 340 tops bhp and 330 NM max ... and that would be stretching way out.
It is already 400Nm. Do you think that they will downgrade?
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If this is true I bet this is the last time people buy a new 3 the first year it comes out. Lol. E90 all over again.
YES. that is bullshit. One of the first victims here. BMW, you assholes. make up your f**king mind.
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