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Old 11-28-2012, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by tturedraider View Post
However, all of that does not change the fact that, contrary to popular argument, BMW did not have no choice other than a four to meet CAFE requirements. If they had wanted to they could have done it with another inline six. But, as is clearly indicated, most U.S. consumers don't give a rat's ass.
That's asking a lot, since the 328i also has to be several thousand cheaper than a 335i, which may not have been possible with a small inline six turbo. Plus some weight savings with a four.
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