Originally Posted by flinchy
Another reason to not use the n52 over the n54 would probably be the cost, alu mg alusil, hydroforming.. The n52 package is MUCH more expensive to produce and sell than the n54, just imagine how much the 1m would cost if it used all the most advanced tech available? I'd guess way more then the m3 lol
1M was a parts bin car that was pretty limited from the factory to keep it slower than the E92 M3. And I don't mean that in a way to diminish it in the slightest, it is an awesome machine.