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      07-04-2012, 05:09 AM   #37
eeghie
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Originally Posted by Advevo View Post
... First of all why does the 1M exist.

Because it uses a lot of parts from the M3 E92. Complete new development of an 1M would never happen. It all about the money guys. I think the same counts for M2. Maybe they use the same engine of the 1M and rework it to get better co2 and add 10hp.

I do think they are testing a 4 cil in an M2. But after a few back to back tests with an 1M they know which way to go.
+1

Back in Oct '11 the 1M lead engineer mentioned that the new M3 test platform would ready also for the 1M successor.
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