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Old 04-10-2012, 07:06 AM
Qbrozen Qbrozen is offline
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Mein Auto: '00 540i 6-speed
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Originally Posted by mifesto View Post
i have a 2007 g35x so hopefully i can still give you some good feedback. the G is definetly lighter, feels alittle quicker, turns better and more reliable. the 540i has better low end torque, better seats, cabin noise is much less, and overall better engineered(then again MSRP of the 540i is double the G so its a given).

as DinnanBimmer said, if you were comparing an i30 to a 5er, its laughable comparison as the i30 is light years inferior to the 5er.
Is your 540 an automatic? Because my 6-speed is quite a bit faster than my G35x was (then again, mine was a 2004). As for weight, they are virtually tied in the curb weight department, but, to me, the 540 "feels" lighter. The AWD just drags the G35 down, IMHO. I felt every pound in that car, especially when autocrossing. Wish I had gotten a RWD 6-speed. I might still have it in that case.

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