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Old 04-05-2007, 12:24 PM
plien69 plien69 is offline
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The footnote for the weight figure in this PDF describes it as
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Weight of the car in road trim (DIN) plus 75kg for driver and luggage
Why this figure is labeled as "Weight, unladen, to EU" is a mystery.

But taking away 75kg for driver and luggage yields a curb weight of 1580kg, or 3476 lbs, compared to 3415 lbs for the E46 M3, for a net increase of only 61 pounds, which is quite a trick, all things considered. And let's not forget that a good portion of the savings probably comes from the CF roof, which should lower CG relative to the E46.

I think most people were hoping that M GmbH could keep the E92 M under 3500 lbs, and it appears that they have. Let's see, 61 pounds heavier, but with 26 lb-ft more peak torque and ~80 more hp!
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2014 M235i Estoril Blue Tech|Winter|8-spd Sport Auto
2008 135i Alpine White Sport|NAV/iDrive|HDRadio|BT|Step (WAF) Traded in 9 Jun 2014.
2005 ///M3 Silver Gray PCD 25 May 2005 Traded in 26 Mar 2008.
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