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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,061
Posted By Steve J
Since your dad's JGC fits perfectly why not try...

Since your dad's JGC fits perfectly why not try the JGC SRT? Or take the plunge and dive into the 991. Yeah....go for the Porsche. I'm sure you can find the right seating adjustment. One way of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 833
Posted By Steve J
I didn't know you could get M Sport Suspension...

I didn't know you could get M Sport Suspension (704) with the 528i. I thought it was only for rwd 535i and 550i.

Perhaps the handling of the 528i is better than the 535i and 550i because the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,061
Posted By Steve J
I don't want to sound like a stuck CD but I think...

I don't want to sound like a stuck CD but I think the new X5, though more modern looking than the E70, is less attractive. The F15 is too boxy in appearance. The front has no charisma. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,275
Posted By Steve J
Wow! I didn't know you could special order M...

Wow! I didn't know you could special order M Sport Suspension for $390. When did that one start? If it's true....great news. I quite like the look of the Luxury Line LCI. It would be just great...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,561
Posted By Steve J
I hope it isn't looking like the 7 concept luxury...

I hope it isn't looking like the 7 concept luxury effort! The headlights are way too slim. Furthermore BMW have to be careful with the headlight-kiss-grill design language. It works with the 3...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,561
Posted By Steve J
Alan, you now have a portfolio of your work...

Alan, you now have a portfolio of your work online. Why not write to BMW and suggest they put you on the design team for the next generation 5 series? I'm nervous about what BMW will produce. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,486
Posted By Steve J
Well, I guess some see beauty in ugliness. Next...

Well, I guess some see beauty in ugliness. Next you will suggest that having the taillights at the centre looks great. Each to his own!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,486
Posted By Steve J
How can you say you don't care about aesthetics...

How can you say you don't care about aesthetics when you find the shape and structure of the 5 series aesthetically pleasing? BMW are not foolish to implement bilateral exhausts in the 535i. They...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-16-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,486
Posted By Steve J
Sophisto, aesthetics is always important. The...

Sophisto, aesthetics is always important. The 535i with bilateral exhausts looks better and you know it. BMW would have done the same for the 530dEur. The 530dEur has a double exhaust bundled to one...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-16-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,486
Posted By Steve J
I don't know why the car mags don't conduct...

I don't know why the car mags don't conduct detailed comparisons of eg 535i vs 535d. It would be extremely interesting. Another intriguing point is that the European 535d is a better performer than...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 07-15-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By Steve J
Well, BMW offer the X5 and 5 series in RWD and...

Well, BMW offer the X5 and 5 series in RWD and AWD versions so it is only logical that their should be choice in the M5. One should remember that many will not have the driving skills to handle so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-15-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,335
Posted By Steve J
I'm sorry to say this, but I find the stitching...

I'm sorry to say this, but I find the stitching on the Nappa leather, as shown in Markl53's photo, offensive. The Merino is by far the best in appearance. The stitching on the Nappa is simply brazen...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-15-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,162
Posted By Steve J
Alan, what are the essentials one would need for...

Alan, what are the essentials one would need for a "right optioned" 5 series? I think the A6 is OK but it doesn't have the leonine sports sedan look of the 5 series. I don't think Audi have the balls...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,561
Posted By Steve J
I think your choice of colour shows impeccable...

I think your choice of colour shows impeccable taste. However, the suspension is too low and the car is beginning to look like a caricature. Secondly, sometimes you just have to jump. You can only...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,565
Posted By Steve J
Throw in four hefty adults with luggage going up...

Throw in four hefty adults with luggage going up hill and then you will see that the 4-banger is in fact underpowered. Furthermore passing acceleration is far superior with the 535i. I feel the 528i...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,203
Posted By Steve J
Alan are you saying that the 550i LCI is close to...

Alan are you saying that the 550i LCI is close to the M5 in performance?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,565
Posted By Steve J
The OP is coming from a 750i. Undoubtedly he'll...

The OP is coming from a 750i. Undoubtedly he'll find the 528i underpowered for such a heavy car. He really should go for the smooth 535i if money is not a limiting factor.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,203
Posted By Steve J
Yes, but it would have to be a blue that's...

Yes, but it would have to be a blue that's lighter than imperial blue, deep sea blue and the obfuscating carbon black which is really a dark blue. Also a light bronze coloured F10 would look just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,493
Posted By Steve J
I do not agree with this analysis one bit. The...

I do not agree with this analysis one bit. The fact is, there is variation in replacing a windshield. Some have had unpleasant experiences where they state the car was never the same. Others report...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,493
Posted By Steve J
The OP should get what he paid for....a new car....

The OP should get what he paid for....a new car. He wasn't responsible for the damage and it is quite possible that an employer took it out for a spin. If it was me, I would insist on a different car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 16,634
Posted By Steve J
Hyundai Genesis and Kia K900 are characterless...

Hyundai Genesis and Kia K900 are characterless cars. The designs are not cohesive and I see naked nonentities. Until the epoch-making day when these companies can produce something with character I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,852
Posted By Steve J
Iamthewalrus....mmm wasn't that a Beatles song?...

Iamthewalrus....mmm wasn't that a Beatles song? Just remember that these cars have great passing acceleration and that is more important than the top speed. Swift overtaking is more easily...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-15-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,107
Posted By Steve J
I would go for X Line because I by far prefer the...

I would go for X Line because I by far prefer the shape of the matt chrome on the airintakes. It looks so much better than Luxury Line. As for M Sport....well....it's a non-starter. I hope the X5M...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-04-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,513
Posted By Steve J
If the Pajun is anything like what came up in...

If the Pajun is anything like what came up in Google, they still have alot of work to do on the back end. I think BMW are far better at designing sport sedans. Porsche sedans look awkward and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,648
Posted By Steve J
Sonic, I infer you received more than the staple...

Sonic, I infer you received more than the staple $390!

PHarding good to see you're happy with your 2014 LCI....I remember how you started a plethora of posts in red rage when you realised BMW...
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