Originally Posted by Robin_NL
Why? It weighs more in the first place.
OK it has a few HP more.Fair enough.
But its base model is FWD design, the quattro is nice in wet/snowy/icey conditions and that's about it imo.
What the base model of the platform is has nothing to do with how good/bad the actual model (S4 in this case) is. Guess what, RS models by that logic are also based on the a base model, does that make them junk? Should we judge the 335i based on a say a diesel or petrol 316i because that is a 'base model' 3-series?
What makes IMO the S4 more 'sporty' is the tq vectoring/active diff option. Wish BMW offered there on non-M cars.
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