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      05-02-2011, 10:46 AM   #31
Jake C

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Originally Posted by hector View Post
i'd personally like to see the base model come with a 1.5ltr. turbo 3 putting out about 180hp and 190ft-lbs.(extrapolating from the specific outputs of the 2ltr. n20); this iteration would perhaps come closest to the target wt. of 2200lbs. this seems to me to be preferable to a lesser tuned, heavier and likely less fuel efficient 2ltr. perhaps this would require separate EPA certification but otherwise seems logical, imho.
That could work base is a turbo 3, the step up is a NA 4 and top of the line is a turbo 4. All depends on when they bring it to market and which engines have certification at that time.

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