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      01-12-2012, 03:33 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by cooler2442 View Post
320hp on the 135iM? That's only 20hp more. It better have LSD / good suspension atleast then.

I didn't know that dropping the N55 engine from the 335is coupe into a 135i will turn it into an "M" car? Not really feeling the M135i name for some reason.

I know a lot will say that this is BMW's way of following Audi in the "S line" of cars, but IMHO exclusivity for the "M" vehicles are getting tarnished since the "M" badge is being used too much on a lot of BMW's new vehicle lineup nowadays.

Just because the 135i acquired the N55 engine from the 335is, it does not mean it deserves the "M" name. They should call it a 135is.

Just my $0.02.

Hellaflush? All I could say is "effyo'flush","flushnuff", and Instead of 'illest', I'm calling it "faillest". It's just form over function nowadays...

Last edited by e92_m3; 01-12-2012 at 03:57 AM.. Reason: Corrected typos