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Old 01-30-2005, 12:55 AM
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Kevin Jost should be consistent with the standards.

190kw is 258.328 hp (metric). The equivalent 64kw should be 85.656 hp (metric) or 84.484 hp (international). He used the latter standards for the per litre comparison.

Usually Stuart Birch covers everything BMW related.

I just like the AE better since it covers more technical related news.

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Originally Posted by Technic
That "highest specific power output per liter in its class" of only 84hp/L got me thinking of the Nissan G35's 298hp/3.498L V6 - 85.19hp/L- and the Acura TL's 270hp/3.210L V6 -84.11 hp/L- , but then I realized that the R6 numbers in this article are kind of "screwed up" by having some strange mix of DIN and SAE ratings: 190kW = 254.69hp (190/.746kW/1bhp) and 190kW/2.997L = 63.4kW/L = 84.98hp/L... and still came up short.

Nice article overall, though...
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