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Infiniti M45
4.5L V8 5AT
335HP @ 6400 rpm
340 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
curb weight - 4020 lb
0-60 MPH - 5.6 sec
0-100 MPH - 14 sec
1/4 mile - 14.2 sec @ 101 MPH
top speed - 155MPH ( restricted )
70-0MPH - 165 ft
300 ft skidpad @ 0.86g
Potenza RE050A 245/40R-19 94W


BMW 545i
4.4L V8 6MT
325HP @ 6100 rpm
330 lb-ft @ 3600rpm
curb weight - 4000 lb
0-60MPH - 5.5 sec
0-100MPH 13.2 sec
1/4 mile - 14.1 sec @ 103MPH
top speed - 150MPH ( restricted)
70-0MPH - 156 ft
Dunlop SP Sport 01 DSST
245/40WR-18
275/35WR-18


So there you have it. The numbers are similiar to that of BMW ' King of Da Hill ' 545i 6MT . Of course, unlike the Beemer the M45 is gonna be 10 times more reliable nor will its interior exude all the warmth of a county morgue :twisted: .
 

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Is that the same engine as the FX45?
 

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Some of us say yes!
 

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The engine and gearbox are supposed to be the same, but it now pumps more torque and the tranny was reportedly programmed much better this time around.
 

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...in case Infiniti is reading this board, we do want an Infiniti M45 with 6MT!!! 8)
 

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But a 5 0r 6 speep auto with a well matched converter and quick manual shifts will cover it every day! :twisted:
 
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