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Old 09-15-2012, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Macbest View Post
I'm thinking about the same switch, a 2010 335i convertible with M package to a 2012 M3 convertible. Was wondering how the difference in the ride would be for daily driver.

I am also wondering other impressions/ differences between the two. Please keep us updated.
Hi Macbest. It's been almost 2 months now and I stand by my initial impression. The ride is a bit firmer and that translates into less body roll but not at all unpleasant or uncomfortable.

The handling enhancement over the 335i is very noticeable and going around corners you feel the extra grip. To the point that you feel confident going just that bit quicker as compared to the 335i.

The car is thirsty though, much more than the 335i. In the 335i, the OBC showed an average consumption of 9.1l/100km and the M3 shows 14.1l/100km. Having said that though, the M3 is currently on about 1900kms (yes, I know, about 80kms before the magic 2000!!!) soI would expect the figure to go down as it runs in but then again, that means over 5500rpm so maybe not.....

Anyway, first real day of proper sunshine in a while so took a couple of quick pics as promised.

Hope everyone enjoys.....
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