That doesn't sound normal to me. I have never seen a US or UK Spec car do that.
"It's not about how fast you can go, but how well you can go fast."
'97 S320 (LWB), Ruby Red Metallic/Tan, 75k miles
'01 E320, Black/Charcoal, 90k miles
Gone but not forgotten. . .
'97 S420V, Smoke Silver Metallic/Tan, (RIP 22 Oct 2012, 178627 miles) He gave his life to save mine.