Thread: Boost Questions
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Old 04-06-2008, 10:12 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by 90E30i View Post
That's a question you have to ask yourself. A stock M3 is never gonna be as fast as a boosted 328.

The price of a decent FI setup (turbo or SC) is around 5 to 8 gs. I don't think you can buy an M3 for 5 gs more then a 328is, and even if you could, the performance of a stock M3 is nowhere near that of a turbocharged or supercharged 328is.
The M car isn't all about the engine though. Yes your boosted 328 will have more power, but the m3 has superior handeling and style. ie. power and heated vaders and the whole m3 interior, the breaks are much bigger, suspention is tighter the chasis has less body roll its a totally different car.

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