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Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 06-27-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,754
Posted By Saintor
From $734 to $660 a month, it is not a good...

From $734 to $660 a month, it is not a good enough improvement if that was your goal.

I'd go with the $500/mo G20, but first would fight a lot to get a M340i for a bit more.
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 10-23-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,303
Posted By Saintor
Yeap. Basically RS5 or F80 M3 level.

Yeap. Basically RS5 or F80 M3 level.
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 06-18-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,549
Posted By Saintor
... and maybe Lexus....

... and maybe Lexus....
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 06-15-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,328
Posted By Saintor
So wrong. I drove many A4/A5 before I set on my...

So wrong. I drove many A4/A5 before I set on my S5. I would have not bought those cars and I had an A4 for week. The drivetrain experience was nowhere premium. The I6/V6 tranforms the car's...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 06-14-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,328
Posted By Saintor
Well here is another one that is more favorable...

Well here is another one that is more favorable to the 330i and the first minute is kinda funny.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ci92HvCeR40

Tesla can keep their transport pods with those...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By Saintor
On my E90, they changed the whole assembly...

On my E90, they changed the whole assembly including the airbag on warranty... because of the logo that faded.

The second time, I did apply a stick-on roundel... it had a carbon-like appearance...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 05-17-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,549
Posted By Saintor
There is no issue.

There is no issue.
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 05-16-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Saintor
I have no idea why you even raised that issue... ...

I have no idea why you even raised that issue...

I have only good experiences with Autovin. Dealers typically park the returned cars and can't wait to get rid of them... then most often they are...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 05-16-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,549
Posted By Saintor
Where did I say standard? :dunno: ...

Where did I say standard? :dunno:



Don't start me on that one (unless you are reall prepared for it :angel:)

5-60mph for the new 330i 2.0T 2019 is no significantly better than a 328i I6...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 05-15-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,549
Posted By Saintor
Well here is one review that should comfort...

Well here is one review that should comfort some...
https://www.autotrader.ca/expert/20190515/comparison-test-2019-compact-luxury-sport-sedans/



Indeed, 2.0Ts don't cut it in my book...
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,770
Posted By Saintor
3-4x a year: ...

3-4x a year:
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51zW2XSIjVL._SY679_.jpg

Occasionally between:
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/81A8oYcKMaL._SX425_.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-18-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Saintor
It is the same with all ZF8/ZF9... if you are...

It is the same with all ZF8/ZF9... if you are annoyed with throttle response in normal mode, leave it in Sport+ mode. I have the same ZF8 in my 2019 S5 and I leave it in DYNAMIC mode... it was the...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 04-12-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 774
Posted By Saintor
So... when will we see a G26 ?

The Audi Sportback B9 came a year later. 2018 after the 2017 A4/S4.

Will it be the same for the new G2X? :dunno:
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 04-12-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,380
Posted By Saintor
Yeah every time I got an opportunity to seat in...

Yeah every time I got an opportunity to seat in some of those including a R8, Huracan or F488 ... surely expect ed to be cheerful
once but not everyday... no thanks.
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 04-12-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,380
Posted By Saintor
This design reminds me the bathtub effect of the...

This design reminds me the bathtub effect of the Camaro. I would hate to seat sunken in like in the Camaro. Visbility becomes an annoying issue.... but about all Corvettes must be this way...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 04-12-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,380
Posted By Saintor
Well your title could be the same for C&D's MAY...

Well your title could be the same for C&D's MAY 330i's review... "More like its predecessor than we'd hoped."

5-60mph in 6.4s and 23mpg observed with that soul-less engine. I wished they kept I6...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 01-26-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By Saintor
This is one reason why there are many driving...

This is one reason why there are many driving modes. :) By default, they want the engine to be as often as possible under 2000rpm for fuel economy reasons.

Audi has returned with DCT for the new...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-23-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By Saintor
Well my jaw dropped on the floor when I learnt...

Well my jaw dropped on the floor when I learnt about this joint venture.

I considered BMW and Toyota to be antagonists, at the opposite extreme of the [mainstream] spectrum.

But as Toyota ever...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 01-21-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,347
Posted By Saintor
I just sat in a G20 M340i (in a 330i too). ...

I just sat in a G20 M340i (in a 330i too).

The interior has a very good layout. Integration of the navi screen is well done, unlike the ipad in a Merc or Audi. But as C&D reported this month,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,928
Posted By Saintor
Sorry I am not going to dismiss a $40-45K TLX...

Sorry I am not going to dismiss a $40-45K TLX just because I got a $65-70K car. I still think it is a very decent car for the money if not sporty, there are quite many of us who prefer a TLX V6 to...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-20-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,077
Posted By Saintor
Forget the 'movement' and focus on the car. ...

Forget the 'movement' and focus on the car.

No sound, no soul. The Tesla3's interior is too poorly designed & finished for that kind of money. Recharging can be an issue, especially when...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,976
Posted By Saintor
I would go with the I6 every day of the week, and...

I would go with the I6 every day of the week, and twice on Sunday.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cw5_kxu5clM
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,017
Posted By Saintor
The price of 6-cyl. trims are now on the...

The price of 6-cyl. trims are now on the outrageous side, but I would do it again.

Oh wait I just did.

Before getting my not-very-BMW S5, I had a rental A4 2.0T. Totally hated, HATED the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,234
Posted By Saintor
It is a very decent $35-40K car, just not a...

It is a very decent $35-40K car, just not a $50-60K one.

OP, get a 340i if affordability is not an issue. 2016 brought many changes along with the new engines. Tuning... way to ruin a warranty....
Forum: Off-Topic 01-13-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By Saintor
I keep everything rolling and continue to...

I keep everything rolling and continue to contribute in risky funds even when the markets are down.

What they call 'moderate' has been performing poorly in the last 3-5 years - typically 3-4%...
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