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      01-20-2013, 05:29 PM   #254
piggy in the mirror

Drives: 2013 6MT 135i
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Sydney, Australia

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Originally Posted by Elwood74 View Post
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.
Be interesting to hear from someone with a manual, whether the throttle mapping differs from DCT.
135i Coupe N55 PPK+JB4
X3 30d LCI