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      07-21-2014, 12:45 PM   #1
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Questions from fellow GT owners

Before placing an 328GT order I do have some questions:


1. Does ordering 328GT with M sport package make the ride harsh? I like the body style with the M package with sport steeling wheel but I don't want stiff suspensions (I'm getting old).

2. What is an Active M suspension package? Thus that options elimate harshness or increase it?

3. What is your setup recommendation if I just want a soft ride but like the looks of the M sport package?
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      07-21-2014, 12:54 PM   #2
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      07-21-2014, 12:54 PM   #3
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There is an option called M-sport w/delete sport chassis(at least here in Europe) If you order xdrive you get M-sport With no sport chassis as standard.

Or you could order the M-adaptive chassis that lets you toggle between setups
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      07-21-2014, 02:33 PM   #4
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Before placing an 328GT order I do have some questions:


1. Does ordering 328GT with M sport package make the ride harsh? I like the body style with the M package with sport steeling wheel but I don't want stiff suspensions (I'm getting old).

2. What is an Active M suspension package? Thus that options elimate harshness or increase it?

3. What is your setup recommendation if I just want a soft ride but like the looks of the M sport package?
1. No harsh ride...no matter how you spec it in the US
2. Active M Suspension is just the adaptive dampers. The springs are the same on all GT's in the US so this option allows you to tailor things a little bit (slightly softer or slightly firmer)
3. The ride will be soft regardless of M-Sport or not. The Active M Suspension can only do so much without the stiffer springs found on non-x drive models that have M-Sport of Sport lines.
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      07-22-2014, 02:30 AM   #5
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In Europe (Poland) You can order M-Packet with standard suspension (which i've done) or hardened. It is possible to choose this 2 options. I'm getting old, for me and my kids lot better will be standard suspension. Car looks nicer but isn't so hard as normal M-Sports lines. I'm looking forward for my F34 EB with M-Packet on 03 August
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      07-24-2014, 09:05 AM   #6
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You are in the US, so all cars come with X-Drive and the same suspension, so go ahead and order the M-Sport. The active suspension will enable you to soften it further, its worth the 1k IMO since you can stiffen it up if you are hitting some curves as well.
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