Bimmerfest - BMW Forums - View Single Post - Automotive Engineering magazine on R6.
View Single Post
Old 01-29-2005, 08:41 AM
Centurion Centurion is offline
Jacked into the matrix
Location: 3rd planet from the sun
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 87
Mein Auto: 545i 6-speedMT
Originally Posted by atyclb
is output per liter a meaningful number in any way?

I think in the real world it does nothing for us consumers. Afterall, if we wanted more horspower or torque we can get it with other means.
But I think the horsepower/L is more of an engineering achievement and is more meaningful to the automotive industry from a technical standpoint.

I think it's absolutely amazing that you can squeeze-out over 300 horses from a normally aspirated 3.2L engine and still remain within the very strict CA emission codes.

But then again, I've been told it doesn't take much to get me excited.
Reply With Quote