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My 2.5l does 140mph (archive)

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Posted by Dale on March 05, 2001 at 05:39:14:

In Reply to: Z3 3.0i Top Speed? posted by C Swindal on March 04, 2001 at 21:02:24:

I have a U.S. spec 2000 2.3 (with the 2.5 liter motor) and it consistently does 140mph (per the speedometer, which is quite accurate at lower speeds). It supposedly is speed-governed at the same speed.

My old 1.9 really was speed-governed. The speedometer on it was not as accurate. It read about 125mph. When I figured about how much it was off, it turned out to be governed at what was advertised in the sales brochures.


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