Originally Posted by GeeRam
No shit Sherlock.....
M3 is a n/a with ITB's etc., so it's hardly rocket science that it will have waaaaay better throttle response.
For a road going production turbo engine, the N55 is pretty damn good as far as throttle response goes IMHO.
None of that is news. Since they use an electric throttle position, they can apply all sorts of throttle maps. (torque demand, power demand, and combination of). As such with little 'turbo' lag, the non-linear nature of the engine can be effectively smoothed. AS-IS there are two distinct maps 0-50% is daily driving, 50-100% is track mode. The blend point is very evident, and it doesn't need to be.