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Old 02-19-2012, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by mr_clueless View Post
The horsepower number for the N20 is incorrect as stated (245). Should be 240.

"BMW had decided" -> "BMW has decided".
Thanks for the heads up on the typo. For the HP numbers, BMW is all over the place. The owners manual, 3 series catalog, etc. all say 245 and I believe BMWUSA.com also use to state 245 as well.

End of the day I think 240 or 245 are underrated numbers from BMW. Check out these dynos if you haven't already -

InsideLine Dynos a 2012 328i and gets an amazing 240 horsepower & 257 foot pounds of torque at the wheels
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=601206

EAS Dynos a 2012 Mineral Gray BMW F30 328i and gets 226 horsepower and 230 foot pounds of torque at the wheels
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=600055
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