You answered yourself and put the finger on the point.
Originally Posted by 5335
Testdrove F30 328i. 328i seems to have more than enough power but 335 has its own merit that 328 can't have.
The N20 is unfit for a BMW, whatever the power. It doesn't transmit you the same quality feel that you expect from a car in this class and that you definitely get in a 335i. The N20 belongs at best to a Jetta.
2007 E90 AW 323i Step | Lowered 1.25"/1" | BMW Performance Exhaust | PBX | Debadged | Scangauge II | Style 162 18" & 161 17" wheels & rear 15mm spacers