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Old 10-17-2012, 06:56 AM
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Originally Posted by maxdriver View Post
I test drove a 2012 328i 6-speed. I wasn't aware of the various settings when the drive started and did not have it in sport mode. I thought the steering lacked feeling and the suspension was too soft. I then put it in sport mode and that did sharpen things up. I'm taking a leap of faith that the Sportline I have on order will be a significant improvement as the base package was not sporty enough for me.
You should have gone for the M Sport, I am driving the 328i Sport touring, and find a delay in change down through the gears,very unsettling, it seems to drop into neutral between gears which gives the feeling of speeding up between changes, the suspension is soft and steering poor, this luckily is a bmw loaner till my 330D M Sport touring with adaptive suspension and sports gearbox arrives. I would not want this car at all.

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