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      11-04-2012, 02:25 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by ric124 View Post
I'm running a 335i sport with H&R Sports and I've been to two different Autocross events so far.

My first one was setup on a gokart track and the car handled amazing. I was doing around the same times as Mazda Miata's and an 2011 M3 ran 55.0 and I did 55.7 so pretty close.

2nd run was a bit more difficult at an AutoX that was setup in a parking lot but it was last Sunday where Hurricane Sandy had left the area well very sandy. They brought in a street sweeper but did not help me as I was sliding around the place a lot. My times weren't too bad but the all wheel drives owned that day for sure. I am not sure about the results as yet because it hasn't been posted as yet.
That's pretty impressive as Miatas routinely to run circles around cars costing 2 - 3 times as much.

At our last autox, a guy with a bone stock e46 330xi was absolutely slaying folks with full track setups. There's definitely something to be said for AWD.

Originally Posted by NotQuickEnough View Post
OP get an e92 335i with Nav, much better car. I can see how you'd be disappointed with a e90 328 but the 335i is a completely different beast
Whilst I do like the exterior of the e92, the interior is the regrettably the same ergonomic mess as the e90. Thanks, though.