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Old 02-19-2013, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by SuperTerp View Post
CL is about as close to a TL-Type S as a 328 is to a 335i... I'd pick his TL over a 328 all day everyday.
I drove Honda/Acura sedans for about 25 years before coming to BMW, and I test drove the hell out of the TL before I bought my BMW.

The 2008, if I recall, was the last year of the previous gen of TL - which was probably the best version of that car ever built. It had a ridiculous amount of torque steer though, a flinty ride (worse than a ZSP with RFTs), and all the handling traits of a heavy FWD vehicle. It was a great car for what it was, but doesn't compare to anything in the E9x line.

I will say that the NAV and cabin ergonomics in the 2008 TL still kick the crap out of anything that BMW sells. So, in that sense, Acura has BMW beat.
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