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Italian E30 320is was a tariff beater (archive)

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Posted by JamesM on December 19, 2001 at 14:00:37:

In Reply to: Re:the only "normal"e30 that is a M is the..... posted by Markus on December 19, 2001 at 13:44:19:

This was built as a 2 liter to beat a hefty tax on cars with over 2.0L displacement. It is a de-stroked 2.3L engine. Bore is 81 or 80mm vs 2.3L/84mm stroke. 96HP/liter is incredible.

320is this car is only build(88-90) for italy and has a 2litre S14 engine with 192ps and non cat.
There were only 5000 cars build by the motorsport GmbH


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