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      08-21-2012, 09:37 AM   #1
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Sport Suspension Feedback (vs Adaptive)

Looking to finalize a build soon on a 335i and I'm debating if it's worth jumping to the adaptive suspension vs sticking with the standard Sport (M-sport) suspension.

I've been trying to test drive as many vehicles but so far I have only had a chance to test drive base or luxury line vehicles, not one with the sport or adaptive package.

For those who have the sport line, any feedback? The amount of seriously sporting driving that I do is fairly minimal and the car will never see the track, so I'm debating if it's worth being able to get the dampers ultra stiff.

Any feedback would be appreciated. Everyone who has the adaptive seems to like it, but I've been searching and haven't found anyone mentioning much of anything about the standard sport suspension.

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      08-21-2012, 12:41 PM   #2
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I love it because you can change it up to your mood. sometimes I want to just loaf around smoothly and other times I want nice stiff steering and tight suspension. I wouldnt have bought my car if it didnt have madaptive and vss. Its perfect for me. Ive always wanted this ability.

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      08-26-2012, 10:45 PM   #3
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Did you drive the standard non-adaptive Sport suspension? How does the sport mode of the adaptive compare to the standard non-adaptive? How is the comfort mode, is it a noticeable difference from the adaptive and non-adaptive sports? I had a 2007 335i w/ sports suspension, how would it compare to that?
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      08-31-2012, 10:02 PM   #4
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The M-Sport suspension, I believe, drops the car by 10mm. Do you retain that drop with the Adaptive Dynamic option?
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      09-01-2012, 08:38 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Jackson743 View Post
The M-Sport suspension, I believe, drops the car by 10mm. Do you retain that drop with the Adaptive Dynamic option?
Yes. Looks good too.
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