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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 163
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Posted By duberalles
How I like to discuss things??....please...

How I like to discuss things??....please enlighten me.....I'm all ears...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 163
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Posted By duberalles
...I'm pretty sure you are more qualified to talk...

...I'm pretty sure you are more qualified to talk about "this kind of stuff" are you?? Or maybe because you have nothing to say??
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 163
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Posted By duberalles
I'm not twisting anything....in my opinion (and...

I'm not twisting anything....in my opinion (and not only mine) the ATS gives you a general feeling of being more modern and "rich"...then you have cheap areas on both, in some the F30 is worse in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 163
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Posted By duberalles
+1 This...to begin with

+1

This...to begin with
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-08-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,911
Posted By duberalles
I'm not in the minority...simply I'm someone that...

I'm not in the minority...simply I'm someone that knows where to look....if you live closer I will take you for a tour of the F30 and show you where is cheap in couple of minutes...or you can talk...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-08-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,911
Posted By duberalles
I'm not talking about the shameless badge...

I'm not talking about the shameless badge engineering done 20-30 years ago....I'm talking about the current situation, we are discussing component sharing.


By the way, a nice example of badge...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-08-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,911
Posted By duberalles
Outside some of the press I'm definitely not in...

Outside some of the press I'm definitely not in the minority...




...an aberration that is destined to increase in scope..again, Mercedes and BMW are relatively "safe" because they do not have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-07-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,911
Posted By duberalles
I agree 100%...they have only themselves to blame...

I agree 100%...they have only themselves to blame for decades of building garbage on wheels...it will take a while to get up there, probably 2-3 vehicle generations from today, assuming they will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-07-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,911
Posted By duberalles
You are mixing up different concepts here.....for...

You are mixing up different concepts here.....for the vast majority of their product line, Lexus and Infiniti are not Toyotas and Nissans other than some engine sharing (but, for example, the Audi A6...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-06-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,905
Posted By duberalles
That is the problem...depends on how much is your...

That is the problem...depends on how much is your final deal....528i at the same cost of an Accord?? Gosh go for it absolutely!! If we are talking about specs and official prices, a 528i competitor...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-06-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,905
Posted By duberalles
Almost being the key..is not any smoother than...

Almost being the key..is not any smoother than any modern well designed 4 cylinder.....an Accord for example...




I totally agree...a V6 Panamera is as absurd, even more...sure my beef with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-06-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,905
Posted By duberalles
That engine is not as smooth as a car with that...

That engine is not as smooth as a car with that sticker price should be (a decently equipped 528i borders on 60K)....is not particularly fast either, as quick as a much cheaper, larger, roomier FWD...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,905
Posted By duberalles
Not a fan of the 300 look either (I prefer the...

Not a fan of the 300 look either (I prefer the Charger and the SRT 392 is fantastic for the coin) but the new one is a very very nice car for the money....sit in one, especially the Platinum trim,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,905
Posted By duberalles
As a matter of fact for years BMW distinguished...

As a matter of fact for years BMW distinguished and well advertised feature in Europe was the fact they offered straight 6 engines starting from the small 2 liter segment were almost the entire...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,905
Posted By duberalles
Test drive a new one...for the price they are...

Test drive a new one...for the price they are hard to beat....and ton of cash on the hood...if you do not like the styling it's a different story but they are a screaming deal these days...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,905
Posted By duberalles
Well definitely you did absolutely great compared...

Well definitely you did absolutely great compared to the insane MSRP price tag.

A recently retired Toronto guy living in Forida had the same dilemma, time to replace his E Class and evaluated a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,905
Posted By duberalles
Problem is the F10 is not that great of a...

Problem is the F10 is not that great of a handler, especially without the M Sport adaptive suspension...up to the E60, "undermotored" 5 Series had great dynamics that made them "special" and allowed...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,905
Posted By duberalles
...the entire 528i is a sweet money...

...the entire 528i is a sweet money tree.....never understood the reason for this particular model to exists.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-01-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,911
Posted By duberalles
The only justified criticism of the ATS, in my...

The only justified criticism of the ATS, in my opinion, is the smallish back seat (however if I really need a back seat I would not buy a 3 Series either), the still to be perfected 4 banger turbo...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,475
Posted By duberalles
You may have got a bad one....the V6 Pentastar is...

You may have got a bad one....the V6 Pentastar is very smooth and quiet (won a Ward's award) as a matter of fact is the same V6 used on the ML, in the Mercedes lingo that engine is called M276.
You...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-17-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,475
Posted By duberalles
The GC is structurally a Mercedes ML, the only...

The GC is structurally a Mercedes ML, the only aspect where is "inferior" to an X5 (or a ML) is some aspect of the fit and finish, mainly hard plastic in the lower part of the cabin.....but the GC...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-17-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,475
Posted By duberalles
Surprised about your comment about the...

Surprised about your comment about the GC....personally I think it is one of the best SUV for the money in the market, premium architecture for mainstream money (it blows the Ford Explorer out of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-14-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 25,169
Posted By duberalles
Never drove a 340i but my Q50 Sport was...

Never drove a 340i but my Q50 Sport was cross-shopped with a 335i (and by the way it was not that cheaper).....I prefer the BMW straight 6 inline turbo over the V6 3.7 and the 8 speed ZF over the 7...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-14-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 25,169
Posted By duberalles
I would not call them losers but I do prefer a V6...

I would not call them losers but I do prefer a V6 Q50 over a 320i (or 328i) as a daily driver....and, on a budget, 36K for a Dodge Charger RT Road & Track would be probably my first choice adding...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-14-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 25,169
Posted By duberalles
No, the cost cutting started with he 6th...

No, the cost cutting started with he 6th generation in 2003, the 5.5 (2002 and 2003 MY) on balance was the best Maxima ever built.
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