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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-30-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By galion
I just sold my 2011 Cayenne S too, insane...

I just sold my 2011 Cayenne S too, insane maintenance costs.
Really liked that car, with AS rode better than the e70 it replaced, can say the same when compared to the F15, my 35i rides like a dream...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-10-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,945
Posted By galion
Hmm, those times are long gone.... Nowadays...

Hmm, those times are long gone....
Nowadays BMWs are boring drive, no different than a soft MB.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-06-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,744
Posted By galion
Huge low end torque... need more reasons?

Huge low end torque... need more reasons?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-20-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By galion
I know they fit the Hyundai Santa Fe :D

I know they fit the Hyundai Santa Fe :D
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-24-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,875
Posted By galion
^^^ I say BMW marketing department is really...

^^^ I say BMW marketing department is really good...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-24-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,875
Posted By galion
On normal mode e70 is stiffer, F15 is lighter,...

On normal mode e70 is stiffer, F15 is lighter, drive it in Sport mode and the steering gets stiffer and gives a nice ride.
Steering "feel" or feedback lacks on both, this is no sports car, its...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-29-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,949
Posted By galion
Ive seen the fineline trim in the flesh and imo...

Ive seen the fineline trim in the flesh and imo it looks like plastic, The oak trim has a more upscale look.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,237
Posted By galion
I agree, but not enough space to sit two or three...

I agree, but not enough space to sit two or three adults comfortably in the back due to the sloped roof and higher transmission tunnel. Cant fit a Golden Retriever in the cargo area :D, so whats the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,237
Posted By galion
^^^Jeez...! :confused: VW/Porsche marketing...

^^^Jeez...! :confused: VW/Porsche marketing department is really good...and this comes from a 958 Cayenne GTS ex owner.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,386
Posted By galion
Lux line: Mineral white / Terra interior / Wood...

Lux line: Mineral white / Terra interior / Wood trim
M Sport: Alpine white / Black interior / Aluminum trim
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-20-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,237
Posted By galion
Great post!:thumbup:

Great post!:thumbup:
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-19-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,237
Posted By galion
Its definetely lighter than the e70, but not...

Its definetely lighter than the e70, but not lighter than my wifes 13' MB ML350, or even my las 958 cayenne with the steering plus option.
The key is to know if its possible to control the different...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-18-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,473
Posted By galion
No I'm not. LX570 = Land Cruiser 200 GX460 =...

No I'm not.
LX570 = Land Cruiser 200
GX460 = Land Cruiser 150 Prado (Its the same SUV minus the horrible Lexus front end)
The Toyota 4Runner shares the same platform with the LC150 and GX460 but...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-18-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,473
Posted By galion
OMG, what did they do to the front end of the...

OMG, what did they do to the front end of the GX460! The LC Prado version looks much better, even though they are exactly the same car.
I like the interior though.
Said that, I still think its the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-17-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,473
Posted By galion
I have a Toyota Prado which is the LatAm same...

I have a Toyota Prado which is the LatAm same version of the Lexus GX 460. IMO its the best SUV in the Lexus line up, perfect size, power and comfort.
Reability wise, its the most reliable car ive...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-15-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By galion
Definetely Xdrive, AWD is safer, its a heavy SUV,...

Definetely Xdrive, AWD is safer, its a heavy SUV, better control on an emergency maneuver.
Snow isnt the only factor to consider, but rain, gravel or any other slippery roads.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,805
Posted By galion
That looks good but I cant see myself into Volvo...

That looks good but I cant see myself into Volvo anymore,
I once considered Volvo a premium brand, their cars had an image of safety and technological refinement closely tied to its Swedish roots....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-15-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,726
Posted By galion
Hmm, yes my bad, my last e70 had a x5 3.0d badge...

Hmm, yes my bad, my last e70 had a x5 3.0d badge on the doors, I assume they still used the same designation (I know that in my case it had to do with the engine displacement)

Last summer I test...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-15-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,726
Posted By galion
I didnt mention "liters"; I know the 2.5d is a...

I didnt mention "liters"; I know the 2.5d is a 2.0l diesel and the 3.5i is a 3.0 gas engine.
Yes, peak torque in the 2.5d is avaliable from 1500rpm up to 2.500rpm, and it definetely will run out of...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,726
Posted By galion
Apple to oranges comparison, the 4cyl 2.5d...

Apple to oranges comparison, the 4cyl 2.5d delivers more torque down low than the 3.5i 6cyl gas engine, it should feel plenty fast when driving relaxed arround town.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-09-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By galion
I use getbmwparts.com

I use getbmwparts.com
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,726
Posted By galion
Mercedes will no longer sell the Ml350 bluetec...

Mercedes will no longer sell the Ml350 bluetec (diesel) in America replacing it with the smaller ML250 bluetec (4cyl diesel), initially for 2014 but lately 2015 is confirmed.
I dont see why BMW...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-08-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By galion
I agree, Russia for example is one strong market...

I agree, Russia for example is one strong market for private importers.
But my post was in response to this one belowt which isnt true.

Originally Posted by adamusmaximus
There's a huge...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-08-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By galion
I lived in China for the last three years and now...

I lived in China for the last three years and now living in Brazil.
Been there, done that, I once tried to import a Porsche Boxster Spyder to China for my personal use and it wasnt worth the hassle....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-08-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By galion
Not true. A new privately imported vs a local...

Not true.
A new privately imported vs a local dealer imported car is the same.
The huge price diference with America is due to import taxes which bump the price up to 50% or even 300% on some...
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