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all i can say is...wow. and <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"><p><A HREF="http://www.automobilemag.com/features/news/0609_2007_bmw_335i_dynamometer" TARGET="_blank">http://www.automobilemag.com/f...meter</A>/
 

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Re: 07 335i Dyno (Cicada)

<B>///M Power </B> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emcocktl.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: 07 335i Dyno (Cicada)

It is around $15K more but I have to agree. Wow...<p><br> <IMG SRC="http://home.san.rr.com/bstruck/P0024442a.jpeg" BORDER="0">
 

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<IMG SRC="http://www.automobilemag.com/features/news/Performance-Figures-Chart-c.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Yes the statistics are impressive, but the deisgn?<p>Would you really trade your R for that body? Regardless of the engine?
 

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you guys are FOCKED <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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HAHAHAHAHA...yeah a little bit.<p>Seriously though where can I get some nitrous and huge hair dryer for a turbo. These posts are depressing. I'm going to bed.
 

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Re: 07 335i Dyno (dugums)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>dugums</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">why is it so seemingly underrated in terms of power and torque???</TD></TR></TABLE><p>BMW is known for underrating their engines.<br>other manufacturers *cough*volvo*cough* are known for overrating their engines.<br>
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Copeland</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Yes the statistics are impressive, but the deisgn?<p>Would you really trade your R for that body? Regardless of the engine?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>One day before my extended warranty is up, you bet. And I might add that this is the least offensive, least Bangle-ized BMW design in recent memory. It's rare that BMW wheels look like crap, but those do in the previous post. I would definitely need a different set of rims to be happy...<p>Looks good to me from these angles (and with these wheels)...<p><IMG SRC="http://www.automobilemag.com/features/news/0609_z+2007_BMW_335i+front_corner.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://www.automobilemag.com/features/news/0609_z+2007_BMW_335i+rear_corner_dyno.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>...as long as it doesn't come with an adjustable suspension or I-Drive... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>- Tryg
 

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Then again, sometimes I think I should just buy a Exige or Cayman for play time and a Scion Xc for a hassle-free daily driver (yawn).
 

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i think id go with a lotus or an exige for fun.<p>i still may...in a few years.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Copeland</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Yes the statistics are impressive, but the deisgn?<p>Would you really trade your R for that body? Regardless of the engine?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Not a chance. For me design and pleasure to my eyes inside and out are the primary consideration. Even this toned-down Banglism is just a slightly better disaster to my eyes. The performance of my '04 S60R exceeds all known road laws in North America, and I bought it for the road. Not the track. Plus it would kick that BMW's butt to the curb in any inclement weather which is very common in my planetary jurisdiction. <p>Also, big enough five spoke wheels and sport springs would make an Aztek look much more attractive. Not handsome, just more attractive.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>TeeRex</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>Also, big enough five spoke wheels and sport springs would make an Aztek look much more attractive. Not handsome, just more attractive.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Sorry, that's NOT possible. The Pacer was a better looking vehicle.<p>There are lots of beautiful cars out there, old and new, but the fact that the R "may" require the GDP of a small nation to maintain outside of warranty means I will most likely sell just before the coverage expires - reliable as it may be (knock on wood). I agree, though, the R is one of the best looking cars out there at the moment. Timeless as the design may be, it will eventually look out of date and tired.<p>- Tryg
 

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And this thread belongs in the R forum why? Beemer envy? Just joking, I made a similar thread over in the car lounge forum. I knew this thing was going to put the R to shame as soon as I heard rumors about it. Just wait until the 335xi sedan comes out. No more "oranges to apples" excuses. Regarding its looks, well it's up to you to decide which is more important - enjoying the way the car drives and performs or the way it looks when you're standing outside the car and it's sitting there doing nothing. Don't get me wrong I love the looks of the R but I personally enjoy driving a car than staring at it all day. My car hardly gets a second look by anyone anyway. The 3 isn't <B>that</B> ugly and soon it'll be everywhere so it won't stand out anyway.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>PhilUp</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Don't get me wrong I love the looks of the R but I personally enjoy driving a car than staring at it all day.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>PhilUp, I laughed when I read this. I still find myself standing in the garage from time to time, just staring at the car. Am I the only one who does this? I still do this after nearly three years of ownership. If there's a better test of how good a car looks I'd love to hear about it. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>- Tryg
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>PhilUp</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">And this thread belongs in the R forum why? Beemer envy? Just joking, I made a similar thread over in the car lounge forum. I knew this thing was going to put the R to shame as soon as I heard rumors about it. Just wait until the 335xi sedan comes out. No more "oranges to apples" excuses. Regarding its looks, well it's up to you to decide which is more important - enjoying the way the car drives and performs or the way it looks when you're standing outside the car and it's sitting there doing nothing. Don't get me wrong I love the looks of the R but I personally enjoy driving a car than staring at it all day. My car hardly gets a second look by anyone anyway. The 3 isn't <B>that</B> ugly and soon it'll be everywhere so it won't stand out anyway. </TD></TR></TABLE>i'll enjoy the R no matter what. especially since i've started modding <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>PhilUp</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">And this thread belongs in the R forum why? Beemer envy? Just joking, I made a similar thread over in the car lounge forum. I knew this thing was going to put the R to shame as soon as I heard rumors about it. Just wait until the 335xi sedan comes out. No more "oranges to apples" excuses. Regarding its looks, well it's up to you to decide which is more important - enjoying the way the car drives and performs or the way it looks when you're standing outside the car and it's sitting there doing nothing. Don't get me wrong I love the looks of the R but I personally enjoy driving a car than staring at it all day. My car hardly gets a second look by anyone anyway. The 3 isn't <B>that</B> ugly and soon it'll be everywhere so it won't stand out anyway. </TD></TR></TABLE>i'll enjoy the R no matter what. especially since i've started modding <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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man i knew this new 335i was going to be a PITA right the moment i heard of it. even in stock form it can outperform most volvos. i don't wanna even think about what kind of a monster it can become if modded. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>RainyS60R</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">PhilUp, I laughed when I read this. I still find myself standing in the garage from time to time, just staring at the car. Am I the only one who does this? I still do this after nearly three years of ownership. If there's a better test of how good a car looks I'd love to hear about it. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>- Tryg</TD></TR></TABLE><p>To be honest I do it sometimes too, especially if I just washed and waxed. Looks best at dusk, can't see the tiny scratches or swirl marks and there's enough light for the body to reflect. If I can see my parked car through the window when I'm eating at a restaurant I'll usually look at the car instead of my fiancee, which gets her pretty upset to say the least. I just wish it drove as good as it looks. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>BrunoS</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">It is around $15K more but I have to agree. Wow...<p><br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>MSRP starts at $40,600 for the 335i coupe and $38,700 for the 335i sedan. (Less, if you want to go to Munich to do ED.)<p>I'm disappointed that the motor isn't available in the station wagon. (In the US.)
 
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