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Old 10-17-2010, 01:48 PM   #1
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BMW 767iL. A V16 in an E32

Looks like BMW built a one-off E32 with a V16 engine.
http://jalopnik.com/5665577/

Found an article from the BMW Car magazine. Looks like it is a year old news.
http://www.zorro.milk-maid.de/scans/e32_v16.pdf
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Old 10-17-2010, 11:15 PM   #2
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Read about it in the past. Trully remarkable. Wish they produced it.
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Old 10-18-2010, 11:12 AM   #3
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That's awesome! Didn't know about that!
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Old 10-19-2010, 02:51 AM   #4
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Makes sense why they didnt give it a go... Fuel economy 24L/100Km
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Old 10-20-2010, 12:36 AM   #5
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Makes sense why they didnt give it a go... Fuel economy 24L/100Km
I have friends who get about the same in E32 750's...so its not that bad!
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Old 10-19-2010, 03:15 AM   #6
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yeah, running two ECU's to monitor a half motor each. Glad BMW gave up on that idea quickly (enough)
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Old 10-19-2010, 03:54 PM   #7
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yeah, running two ECU's to monitor a half motor each. Glad BMW gave up on that idea quickly (enough)
They actually used that in the e32 750's with the M70's. Not sure if they did that in the early 850's but they most likely did.
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Old 10-19-2010, 06:17 PM   #8
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They actually used that in the e32 750's with the M70's. Not sure if they did that in the early 850's but they most likely did.
Pretty sure you're right. One ecu running each bank of cylinders.
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Wow..amazing! Never knew BMW made a v16! They were smart to not put it into production, no trunkspace on a 7 = failure!
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Old 10-19-2010, 01:27 PM   #10
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Intakes for cool are nasty looking and out of place on a 7, although it's understood the car was just a test bed for what they could do.
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Old 10-19-2010, 01:43 PM   #11
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Man... probably the only BMW with worse gas mileage than mine...
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Old 10-19-2010, 09:01 PM   #12
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Man... probably the only BMW with worse gas mileage than mine...
nah mine is probably worse than yours, i do around 20L/100km
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nah mine is probably worse than yours, i do around 20L/100km
Pretty close... I'm 22L/100 in the city and 16/100 highway... I get a low fuel warning when I hit a quarter tank. The V10 is worth it though.
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yep, 850 too. its not the best way of doing things.
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