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Old 01-18-2013, 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Michael Schott View Post
No, the Euro 320i wold have to be modified and tested (quite expensive) to meet US emissions stds. It's a conscious decision for BMW to add a lower priced 3 series to our market.
It is true our lineup now better matches what others see(e.g. Canada, Germany, UK). Since the 320i engine is the same US-spec N20 as in 328i, it probably is just an incremental emission qualification The advanced manufacturing capabilities at Munich should allow them to move allocations(as in production numbers) easily to direct inventories around the globe.

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