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Old 12-25-2012, 01:20 PM
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Originally Posted by boltjaM3s View Post
I owned an E93 328i and then an E90 328i for 6 consecutive years and I don't know what this "smooth" comment is about the 6 cylinder engine in those cars because the performance was anything but smooth.

I could care less what the power curve looks like on a computer. All I know is that when I stepped on the gas in those E9X cars it didn't move very fast, it shifted inconsistently and very abruptly, and there was nothing remarkable about it's performance. Conversely, when I step on the F30, the thing flies and the shifting is so smooth and effortless you barely even know it's taking place.

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BJ

Well, you had the wrong E90. I'm sure the General Motors transmission didn't help either? F30 328i has a ZF transmission, and was noticeably abrupt to my liking. The ZF-8 truly shines on the 335i.
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