From: JackH on
On Jul 17, 9:11 pm, %ste...(a) (Steve Firth) wrote:

> Pretty much the same with many BMWs and Mercs nowadays. Essentially the
> same engine but different maps in the ECU to give different power
> outputs, presumably to appease the insurers.

Well... I think someone should put this to the test - get quotes on
the lower and higher output models running their respective standard
maps, then get a quote on the former running the latters map, and see
what premiums they come up with.