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Old 08-16-2011, 07:45 AM
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Originally Posted by BobBigMan View Post
Well compared to the masterpiece that is the S65 engine then I have to conceed there is indeed lag but it's not dreadful compared to what is normal for FI engines, the only one better that spring to mind is Audi v6T and it's supercharged. And yes a warranty is there to catch all the early teething problems but I can't think of too many things worse than buying a new car and can't drive it because it's in the shop getting sorted it. So I personally will wait and see how things unfold.
Since we're talking M3 here, S65 is the benchmark for the new engine.

I wouldn't worry about first year reliability. If there are any problems, they're usually sporadic, if you take the current M3 as an example. They're easily overcome by the joy of driving a new M3
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