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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
Looking for a premium brand SUV but saving money?...

Looking for a premium brand SUV but saving money?
BMW is releasing the 2 series active tourer.
For a SUV nice enough looks, but SUV for sure.
So maybe with the headroom OP is looking for.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-13-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
The ultimate sollution, but then there would be...

The ultimate sollution, but then there would be nothing left to contemplate over anymore. :rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
List of undesirable BMWNA "obligatory"...

List of undesirable BMWNA "obligatory" nuisances;

M sport
AWD
19 inch wheels
Sun roof
All kinds of packages with non drive enhancing electronics that make the clients dance around their...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
We call them family containers. :D

We call them family containers. :D
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
Some figures from the Dutch Porsche and BMW...

Some figures from the Dutch Porsche and BMW sites.

Basic Macan S - Basic BMW 535i x - difference

price 78000 euro 68000 euro - 115%...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By Sophisto
Had blizzaks fitted on an original 17 inch BMW...

Had blizzaks fitted on an original 17 inch BMW winter wheel set.
Good traction, but RFT and very loud.
Changed to Alpin 3 on the same wheels before the Blizzaks were due, those none RFT I prefer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
I know prices of cars in the US are low, but a...

I know prices of cars in the US are low, but a Cayman or Boxster under 50k euros, man you all live in heaven!

One step forward for the desired Porsche badge, one step back for the SUV bodystyle...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
Stepping into a Porsche SUV is doing two steps...

Stepping into a Porsche SUV is doing two steps back from a BMW sedan.
You might just save all the time wasted on the Porsche configurator.
If your budget limit is set at 65k, you'll never find a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Sophisto
There are no F11 cars in the States. You might...

There are no F11 cars in the States.
You might get lucky trying the German boards.
Overhere on BF I do not think you will find much knowledge of this car, or your problem.
I never experienced your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
There is rumour about a Six Tourer coming in...

There is rumour about a Six Tourer coming in 2017.
It should give the shooting MB some competition.
In the renderings it looks huge!
Big enough for a couple of bikes and than some other freetime...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-03-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
The 435 should have RWD, sport auto, 704, 18 inch...

The 435 should have RWD, sport auto, 704, 18 inch Michelins sans RF!, a fat steering wheel, the best chairs, (maybe lowered?)
Leather and color of your liking, no "M sport plastic body parts", only...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-02-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By Sophisto
Swapping sw in a 5 series will cost 800 euros...

Swapping sw in a 5 series will cost 800 euros overhere.
Thats more than $ 1k.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Sophisto
I want it, can I retrofit the uplink in my my2011?

I want it, can I retrofit the uplink in my my2011?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
I think he wants a 435 (I would) but is just...

I think he wants a 435 (I would) but is just getting through the last months of the current lease. And the 435 cabrio is fitted with lots of headroom.... Put on your goggles and vault down the roof!...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 728
Posted By Sophisto
Sounds like a very nice F10, hope you have a fat...

Sounds like a very nice F10, hope you have a fat steering wheel in it!
I have been in quite a couple of discussions about the usefullness of Xdrive.
I share your well put insights on this topic...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,764
Posted By Sophisto
We have that on the front door of the house, very...

We have that on the front door of the house, very nice when you want to enter with your hands full of stuff, just call out "Open Sesame" and your in.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
The European VAG info is that the Macan is on the...

The European VAG info is that the Macan is on the MQB platform, 75% of the car is the same as the VW Tiguan, but 25% is genuine Porsche developed stuff, nice car, NOT a 911, still a family container....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
So far not much progress made, but there is still...

So far not much progress made, but there is still 4 months to go before it is december.
K-A maybe you, for narrowing down on possibilities, give us a maximum investment sum?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
Well take in consideration the Macan is a VAG...

Well take in consideration the Macan is a VAG Modular Querbaukasten product, the big volume of this car is sold as a Volkswagen Tiguan FWD SUV.
A tipical family container. Even in Porsche disquise...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 8,821
Posted By Sophisto
Interesting thread this is. Some guys need...

Interesting thread this is. Some guys need corporal storage room others are looking for spare bikeparts lockers.
And someone picked up on the old Korean "look at me" car.
K-A if you are not using...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 938
Posted By Sophisto
Well maybe. But I am not using them. I think...

Well maybe.
But I am not using them.
I think it is quite useless to drive this good car on sub par tires.
They hinder the driving more than any thinkering can get a hold of.
Do you have yours on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,764
Posted By Sophisto
There will be a US warning sticker on the trunk...

There will be a US warning sticker on the trunk of cars equiped by these features, informing that seniors over 65 years are warned not to operate this for the hasard of spinal injury caused by...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 26,780
Posted By Sophisto
@ big K, All true and you, as an Phaeton owner,...

@ big K,
All true and you, as an Phaeton owner, know a lot of sad products!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,764
Posted By Sophisto
The Jaguars feature was just released. The news...

The Jaguars feature was just released.
The news was on BBC newsnight this evening.
It will be miles better than BMW's.
And just needs John Cleese's funny legs.
They will have him do the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 938
Posted By Sophisto
I use my right foot predominantly. All the...

I use my right foot predominantly.
All the modes, no real use for that, hmm, just marketing propaganda?
On normal my car is a phenomenal fast and fine highway cruiser.
I do put the car in sport in...
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