BMW Wants Sequential Turbo V6 for Next M3?
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For a while we’ve been rooting for the straight six to make a comeback, but it looks like BMW has other plans, as the automaker has made a patent application for the V6, according to Bimmerpost. The schematics for the unit reveal what we’ve always been curious about - the number of turbos. Exhaust gasses from all six cylinders go directly to one big turbo, after which they can be redirected to either a second turbo or to the exhaust system.
This doesn’t mean that the engine has been decided upon, but it gives a lot of credit to the rumors of a V6 M3. Who know where the magical third electric turbo is going to go?
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