Originally Posted by hkdude
i tested it and was disappointed, the gearbox ratios are the same,but its much much heavier, thus imo underpowered, reckon the 535i is the minimum for it to be sporty.
but on the plus side its more comfortable!!
btw did anyone in HK fit the gruppe M intake Clarence?
I used my method of testing (i.e. accelerating from very slow speed up the slope between Lai Tak Tsuen & Cloudview Rd roundabout, trying to find the highest gear the engine will pull smoothly & the gearbox won't change down) & the 528i can pull cleanly in 6th gear.
Don't think anyone fit the Gruppe M intake yet as it's very expensive. It's likely u won't gain anything at all cos the stock intake is very well designed.