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Old 12-04-2012, 07:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Axxlrod View Post
I'm not understanding the reasons behind BMW equipping these cars with two different versions of the same engine. Especially since cars made for the state of Kalifornia can be had with either engine.

I would think that BMW would only incur the expense of designing two different versions if they were forced to by strict CA emission standards, and thus would only sell the n26 cars here. But they sell both so what was the point in the first place?
CARB gives them some sort of credits for the SULEV engines: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SULEV
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