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Old 04-05-2019, 09:37 AM
ctorrey ctorrey is offline
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Join Date: Mar 2007
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Mein Auto: 2017 BMW 340xi M-Sport
I have a '17 340xi with port installed M Performance Power & Sound Kit. I don't believe there is any power gains with the exhaust alone (obviously the 'Power' part of the kit gets you another ~35hp/39tq). Anyway, I have found that in 'Comfort' mode the exhaust is just a little more throaty than stock. When in 'Sport' mode, you get the burbles and popping on overrun conditions. It's also significantly more throaty. In no way is it as raucous as modern muscle cars (e.g., high performance Mustangs and Camaros), but it does add a little more personality to the typically sedate B58 engine and exhaust.

I believe the experience you would have with the N55 engine is similar. If it were my money, I would go with the MPPK kit for the N55 which gives you some actual performance gains. I had this in my previous '14 335xi and you do get some of the burbles and pops in Sport mode - even without the M Performance exhaust.

2017 340i xDrive | Mineral Gray | Coral Red Dakota | M-Sport | M Performance Power & Sound | ZCW | ZDA | ZLP | 2PE | 2VF| ZTP | 5DL | 5DP | 6CP
2017 X3 2.8 xDrive | Deep Sea Blue | Saddle Brown Dakota | ZXD | ZW2 | ZDA | ZLP | ZP3 | ZTP | 5DL

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