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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-01-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By Vector Pilot
Currently I'm driving a Z4-28i with the Sport Pak...

Currently I'm driving a Z4-28i with the Sport Pak and without a doubt it's fun car to drive. Recently test drove a 228xi Coupe found it to be worthy successor to the ZER. Looking for attention and...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-25-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,992
Posted By Vector Pilot
Considering you ordered an M235i, a car in...

Considering you ordered an M235i, a car in demand, it's reasonable to think they would allow the switch.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-17-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,297
Posted By Vector Pilot
Apologise being redundant. But this post doesn't...

Apologise being redundant. But this post doesn't make sense comparing a RWD Mustang to a BMW equip with xDrive. Perhaps pointing out where the two cars intersect, aside from both having useless rear...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-12-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,992
Posted By Vector Pilot
Industry wide residual rates at the beginning of...

Industry wide residual rates at the beginning of the model year are not good and BMW is no exception offering terrible lease rates for their new models. However after September first or as soon as...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-12-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,723
Posted By Vector Pilot
Le Chef Reporting from the western suburbs,...

Le Chef

Reporting from the western suburbs, with the exception of two Black and one Mineral Gray, 2ER's are very rare. However with that being said, local dealers are selling them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-10-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,539
Posted By Vector Pilot
Having done two ED's I recommend booking your own...

Having done two ED's I recommend booking your own flights and hotels. Many members have posted their Euro Delivery travel logs which include airline and hotel arrangements, give them a look and make...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-04-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Vector Pilot
Distressed to read about a softer ride. Enough is...

Distressed to read about a softer ride. Enough is enough. It's getting to the point where BMW should consider launching a model to specifically accommodate the plush and soft niche.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-04-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,585
Posted By Vector Pilot
Where in the US can you go 145-155 legally?...

Where in the US can you go 145-155 legally? Perhaps Alaska?

Saving the trouble to re read my post I was referring to the German Autobahn, specifically A8 driving south from Munich to the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-03-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,585
Posted By Vector Pilot
Not accepting the inquiry as being sarcastic but...

Not accepting the inquiry as being sarcastic but appreciate as being curious. Steering wheel grip is purely subjective, I've had both M Sport and Sport and the base 228 convertible has Sport. I...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-03-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,585
Posted By Vector Pilot
My initial impression was selecting THP for the...

My initial impression was selecting THP for the base 228 boosted the speed to 155 was not bad choice. However learning it's not the case, offering THP without the speed bump, sport seats and a...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-03-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,585
Posted By Vector Pilot
Thanks for sharing your situation, however the...

Thanks for sharing your situation, however the need for speed is relative, regions of the of U.S. and specially Germany one has the opportunity to drive a car to its fullest potential, and that's...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-02-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,585
Posted By Vector Pilot
Aside from the off-topic-comments, it appears the...

Aside from the off-topic-comments, it appears the top speed for base model equip with THP remains at 130. If the need for speed is required, upgrading to one of the Lines and selecting additional...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-28-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,585
Posted By Vector Pilot
Adding the track package to base model...

Adding the track package to base model essentially makes it a Sport Line without sports seats and trim. When you select Sport or M Sport they come equip with run flat-mix summer performance tires...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-28-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,585
Posted By Vector Pilot
Also considering ordering the base 228i...

Also considering ordering the base 228i convertible with Track Handling Package, for all the reasons you mentioned. You get superior handling, braking and most important 18" ferric grey 384 wheels...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-24-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,293
Posted By Vector Pilot
Currently own a Z4/28i and it's a frequent...

Currently own a Z4/28i and it's a frequent experience driving through certain areas of metro Chicago. Recommend picking your spots to enjoy what car has to offer.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By Vector Pilot
Well said, and your assessment agrees with the...

Well said, and your assessment agrees with the experts. As for the 18
and 10's, it's all about vanity.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-07-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,058
Posted By Vector Pilot
You are correct. It's a challenging career,...

You are correct. It's a challenging career, perhaps you may enjoy participating as product design team member.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-07-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,058
Posted By Vector Pilot
Regarding the lead designer for the E46 it was...

Regarding the lead designer for the E46 it was Erik Goplen.

http://www.bmwblog.com/2010/05/21/erik-goplen-e46-3-series-designer-draws-the-new-f25-bmw-x3/

Additional info: The Wiki link...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-07-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,058
Posted By Vector Pilot
lieb923 The question at the top of this thread...

lieb923 The question at the top of this thread questioned the steering performance of the M235xi. After reading your account the question can be put to rest. I can't think of a better way to test a...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-06-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,058
Posted By Vector Pilot
grandsport Thanks for your reply. I'm a designer...

grandsport Thanks for your reply. I'm a designer by trade and all too familiar with management's relationship between their design and marketing teams. What caught my interest was reading your post...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-06-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,058
Posted By Vector Pilot
That's an interesting and informative story. I...

That's an interesting and informative story. I would like to know more, please share your source?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,058
Posted By Vector Pilot
Your review is consistent with other reviews...

Your review is consistent with other reviews posted throughout various media outlets. As I mentioned in my previous post, the accolades for the M235 are unprecedented. Review after review states...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-04-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,058
Posted By Vector Pilot
ZHP KATE-After reading and viewing unprecedented...

ZHP KATE-After reading and viewing unprecedented reviews, I'm willing without hesitation ordering a M235 convertible for the sake of experiencing pure BMW handling, performance. BTW: Excellent choice...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-04-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,058
Posted By Vector Pilot
Came across the R&T article you referenced and...

Came across the R&T article you referenced and found it to be not worthy of consideration. Let us now if take the M235xi out for drive, like to hear your thoughts.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-04-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Vector Pilot
If you are opposed to personally repairing the...

If you are opposed to personally repairing the ding consider taking it to good detail guy.
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