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Old 01-16-2013, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by KingpenM3 View Post
I originally planned on getting a 335i because I wanted a car that I could track on the weekends, but ended up ordering a 535i once I got to thinking about squeezing my daughters into the car. But last night I was wondering how much you would have to mod a f10 535i to be able to have a car that is both faster in a straight line and around a scca cone course than a stock 335i. So how many, and which, mods do you think it would take to accomplish this?
I almost bought a 2012 F10 535i for $10k off MSRP before incentives last summer but didn't close the deal because of the handling of the F10(I came from a E39). For sure active steering and dynamic handling help a lot on F10, but technologies can only do that much to counter the weight and physics. Another wierd thing of F10 is that with 7+inch more wheelbase than e39, the interior shoulder room is still smaller than E39, and the rear leg room is not much improved over E39 and E60.
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