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Z3 M roadster fuel consumption

Discussion in 'Z3 M Roadster & Coupé' started by Z3Mroadster, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. Z3Mroadster

    Z3Mroadster Dedicated Member

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    Hello.
    Which fuel consumption is normal for M roadster on the open road,out of town,normal driving?
    Engine is s50b32-321PS .
    Let's say,which fuel consumption is with normal driving,80 km/h in 4th gear?

    I noticed there was punctured flexible hose exhaust (part on picture),is it possible that because the car has less power, poor acceleration and higher fuel consumption!?
    http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i217/andrewturner/photo-1-3.jpg

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    Thank you.
     
  2. z3cade

    z3cade Zorg Guru (III)
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    Long journeys I get 28mpg otherwise expect less
     
  3. Aceman

    Aceman Moderator
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    Hi Andrew,

    Is the exhaust blowing then from the flexi joint as I am sure it will have an effect on power/economy if it is. I get around the same as Liam with high 20's on a run to low 20's around town and spirited driving.

    Ohh added the picture to your post saving people having to click the link.;)
     
  4. Mr-P

    Mr-P Zorg Addict

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    On a 2,500 mile road trip last year to Scotland turned in 26mpg
    Everyday use around 22mpg
    When on the track real lucky if I see 8mpg