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Old 04-09-2012, 01:24 PM
BruceOmega BruceOmega is offline
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Mein Auto: 2008 535Xi, 2006 X3 (wife
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Originally Posted by Evlengr View Post
Cant see buying the new X3 without the DHP. I drove the 35 several times thinking each time my mind was playing tricks on me, but my current X3 seems to handle better on the turns.

The current X3 felt top heavy and a lot more body roll when entering a circular on ramp to 95.

Even with a bad back I'll take control over mushy ride any day.
FWIW, We used to have a non sport 2006 X3 and now have a 2011 35i with the DHP option. When I drove our new X3 over a twisty road that I had previously driven the '06 X3 on, I thought our new X3 cornered better. I had the DHP in the sport setting.

This was counter-intuitive to me since the '06 X3 is a firmer riding car, but I was impressed at how well our new X3 can go around corners.

Thanks
Bruce
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