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Old 01-25-2013, 06:59 AM
LegendsNeverDie LegendsNeverDie is offline
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Originally Posted by tturedraider View Post
The first word that comes to my mind about the 3.6 V6 in the ATS is "weak". The next word that comes to mind is "unrefined". On hard acceleration from a standstill low end torque is seriously lacking. I'd rather have the naturally aspirated I6 in my 330i any day and the N55 absolutely spanks the Caddy's 3.6 V6. Not surprisingly the V6 doesn't come close to the wonderfully linear pull of the I6.
How is it weak? Its pretty much on pair with the N55 when it comes to straight line acceleration. The N55 hardly "spanks" the 3.6.

ATS 3.6
Zero to 60 mph: 5.4 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 13.3 sec
Zero to 130 mph: 25.0 sec
Standing -mile: 14.0 sec @ 102 mph

F30 335i
Zero to 60 mph: 5.3 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 13.0 sec
Street Start, 560 mph: 5.9 sec
Standing -mile: 13.8 sec @ 103 mph

Last edited by LegendsNeverDie; 01-25-2013 at 07:03 AM.
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