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E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014)
4th generation E90 M3 sedan, E92 M3 coupe and E93 M3 convertible. The last of the naturally aspirated M3s, powered by a 4.0 liter V8 making 414hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.

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Old 12-07-2011, 07:33 PM
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No way - the next thing you'll be telling me is that the builders don't get massages between engine builds to make sure they're relaxed!
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Old 12-08-2011, 03:01 AM
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No way - the next thing you'll be telling me is that the builders don't get massages between engine builds to make sure they're relaxed!
Massages? I thought they were getting ... Well, you know ...
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Old 12-08-2011, 10:29 AM
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Sorry but that is definitely not how a normal production M3 engine is built. I suspect this is during the development phase. The standard S65 M3 V8 is built on a production line in Munich. I saw it being done and was close enough I could have grabbed a handful of valves to take home as souvenirs, it's nothing like that video.
You probably are correct.

It does seem odd however, that there would be 3 stations building engines at the same time in a development phase.

More likely it is a marketing video.
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