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Old 09-28-2012, 06:54 AM
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Originally Posted by dtc100 View Post
It is embarrassing to see new 3 series lagging behind a 10 year old 325, or a Civic. At least I have some excuse being a 328i with soft suspension. But when the new BMW turbo I6s (not just one) with aftermarket tunes lag behind, you begin to ask, what happened to the ultimate driving machine?
The F30 lags behind a 325 and a Civic. you actually wrote this with a straight face? Seriously?

I do agree the poster that said the CTS-V will get beaten around a track by the 335i is way out of line. Never driven a CTS-V but with that power, bremo brakes, magnetic suspension, and the times it has done at the Nürburgring, I don't need to drive it.

However you and I both need to drive the new ATS 3.6 to offer an opinion on how well it takes on the 335i. And no since it seems performance wise both cars are close we should not take the word of some auto journalist.

Again I have no idea why you hate the F30 platform so much because IMO, having owned a E90 I think the F30 beats it in every way, except maybe steering feel BUT once again you can get that back 95% with the dynamic handling package and/or Sportline set in sport or sport +.

BTW on our other argument, I have asked 3 people that have the Sportline model and they all said if you put it in sport + and then press the DSC for 3 seconds (the button is right in front of the switch for the different modes) the TC will turn off completely. Again unlike you taking the word of other people, i will comment on this after i get my car.
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2014 X3 35i Dynamic Handling Package| Cold Weather Package | NAV | Premium hi-fi system | Driver Assistance Package.

2013 335i Sportline | M-adaptive | HK | NAV | PDC | Heated Front seats |6-speed MT.

2011 X5 35d Great SUV gone

2009 C350 Mercedes Gone 7-31-2012, good car but boooooooooring.

2008 X5 4.8i - Turned in 1/24/11 They created the Lemon law because of this SUV.
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