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E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:25 PM
PeterC4 PeterC4 is offline
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2013 328xi. ... Nice but

I have a 2013 328xi sedan as a loaner while my 535 xi F10 gets re-coded and a new tire. A nice car and a little bigger than the previous 3. I had the opportunity to drive our 2007 328xi coupe tonight which my son drives. From an engine and drive train perspective I think older is better. The old straight 6 felt so brisk and smooth. The stats may say one thing, but in every day driving the normally aspirated engine feels like it has a stronger, smoother torque curve. The new 4 goes when you really step on it, but in every day driving...it feels like a 4 and sounds like a 4. Mind you I am impressed when you put the 4 in sports mode and step on it. It moves.....if you could adjust the exhaust note somewhat.
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