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Old 11-10-2012, 05:47 AM
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Mein Auto: M Roadster/M3
MANY differences between the non-M and M versions.

Every body panel is different except the roof panel, doors, and trunk lid.

The engine is different, 9000 RPM redline, 333 HP 3.2L. Different tranny gearing (IIRC), different differential (limited slip, with a variable lockup). Different front and rear suspension parts. Stiffer springs, stiffer shock, thicker anti-roll bars, different brake rotors and calipers. Different wheels (diameter, width and offset) and tires.

Interiors are fairly similar, except for the steering wheel.
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'95 Alpine M3 LTW
'00 Dakar M Roadster
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