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Acquired my 435i, Sport-M, package, on 11/29/13, I've had it now,19 months. Immediately replaced the 18" wheels, with 20's . Really love this car, FUN, & comfortable to drive. Also own a 2012, Corvette, Grand Sport, but prefer driving the BMW. The 3 different driving modes, does make a tremendous amount of difference, choose economy, over performance! BMW underrated 300hp, realistically it's 330hp. Really does obtain 32MPG/highway, Eco/Pro mode. It's BMW's lowest center of gravity car.
Misses out not having lumbar seat and automatic garage door opener. Other than that great pick-up and excellent highway handle. True to its claims of 25+ highway mileage.
It's a hard top convertible. with the M-Sport pkg. In the iS it has a performance oriented firm ride, which makes for sometimes a jarring ride. (south-eastern PA roads) RFT tires don't add any suppleness to the suspension either. BUT, this is the most fun to drive, best looking (inside or out), best performing vehicle I have ever owned. Ultimate Driving Machine? You Bet! Oh, by the way, it has averaged 22.5 MPG in 20,000 miles of mainly suburban driving. The N-54 engine is sweet & powerful.
head above rest.
Pros: Power and handling.
Cons: roomBMW Z4 is hard to compar, it's just a fine engineered auto light-years ahead of the competion.
Easily my favorite sports car
Pros: Style and design
Cons: Exhaust noteI've owned a number of cars in my 25 years of driving... 3 being M3s. My wife wanted me to sell the e46 M3 coupe (manual) because it 'wasn't family friendly'. A year and a half later, I still couldn't get over it. I looked at a 335 sedan but couldn't do it for some reason. Ended back with another e46 M3, this time a convert SMG so that she can drive it on occasion. Couldn't
Who needs an M3
Pros: the turbo motor
Cons: I haven't found anything not to likeThe 335i with the sport and premium packages and the six speed manual is quite the BMW hot rod. In my opinion, the 335i coupe has the best styling, handling and performance. I believe that this is a modern BMW classic.
Pros: everythingGreat car for 2 people. I have the 2011 135i coupe version and would highly recomend to all. It's very fast with the 7 speed trans. no turbo lag and the car magazine test indicate 0-60 under 5 seconds which I can say is right on. Needless to say you can surprise many! Comfort is not as good as the 328 owned in 2007 but it has all the options as in the 3 and the ride is better than most smaller cars. Can't take this car anywhere without getting very positive comments from strangers. So if looking for a rocket with all the bells and whistles this is the one! Once you test drive you'll know what I mean....