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Old 01-31-2008, 12:31 PM
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Originally Posted by FSETH
I love the way that engine sounds too. You are right, the V-10 does scream a little more than the V8 in the higher RPM's and with your Eisenmann exhaust I am sure yours sounds beastly.

The M3 has been my favorite car for the last 15 years, so to hear that exhaust note out of a 3-series chassis got me all excited. I have read a few articles that call the new M3 engine one of, if not the, most advanced engines in any road car. It is no wonder that BMW continuously wins awards with their engine designs.
The engine of the new M3 is indeed a work of art and does sound great. It is different from the V10 in the M6 but goes well with the M3. In fact, when I took the new M3 for a spin on Paul Ricard I was really impressed with its power. It doesn't provide the thrill the V10 gives you (at least not for me) but overall it is a very impressive engine and revs really high. The only thing I didn't like about it was the gearbox. I missed the SMG on the track. I know, a lot of difference of opinion on that one but I like the SMG (and the F1 superfast from Ferrari even more). No more stick for me in new cars.
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